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Pianist Seymour Lipkin: Still Scaling Artistic Heights

Nov 24, 2012

The Philadelphia Inquirer's ’s David Patrick Stearns profiles Seymour Lipkin, a pianist who - in his mid 80s -  is taking on Beethoven's massive Hammerklavier sonata, among other daunting musical feats.

WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the life and work of George Gershwin, and one of  the great 20th-century master’s signature works, Rhapsody in Blue.

Composer Michael Hersch

Jan 25, 2012

David Patrick Stearns speaks with the Philadelphia-based composer Michael Hersch.

The violinist talks about the waves and troughs of his career.

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