Jim Cotter speaks with Yannick Nezet-Seguin, music director designate of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Susan Lewis profiles the legendary percussionist Alan Abel.
David Patrick Stearns examines the relationship between star tenor Stephen Costello and his coach Bill Schuman, an Academy of Vocal Arts faculty member who is considered to be one of the great voice builders - and re-builders - in the business.
The Philadelphia Orchestra's Music Director Designate Yannick Nezet-Seguin paid a visit to the WRTI studios in November, and had a live, impromptu chat with WRTI's Kile Smith. Listen to the brief interview here - live from the WRTI studios!
The new music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra is in town, finishing up two weeks of conducting the ensemble he will lead beginning in the 2012-2013 season. WRTI'S Susan Lewis talks to Yannick Nezet-Seguin about his approach to performing in the 21st century.
As Pennsylvania Ballet opens its 2010/2011season on October 21st, Jim Cotter speaks with artistic director Roy Kaiser.
The Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Designate Yannick Nezet-Seguin makes his Berlin Philharmonic debut this week. The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns reports from the German capital.
Susan Lewis considers artists' self portraits and artistic identity, as the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts gets set to open an exhibition of artist portraits and self-portraits.
Susan Lewis considers the intersection of environmentalism and art with a visit to the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the Asian Arts Initiative. The two venues are now hosting work by environmental artists from Taiwan.
Jim Cotter speaks with legendary pop artist Claes Oldenburg. The creator of two of Philadelphia's most iconic works of public art, he's been commissioned by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to create a third.
As BalletX turns 5 years old, Susan Lewis considers the contemporary ballet company and its summer program.
We listen back to Jim Cotter's recent interview with Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the music director designate of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
As part of a companion series to his latest book Wicked Philadelphia, Tom Keels uncovers a notorious 19th-century, grave-robbing scandal that reached from the city's poorest to the highest ranks of its medical elite.