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Maestro David Robertson--Possible Cutbacks in PA Arts Funding--Handcrafted Metalwork in Phila.

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Jim Cotter speaks with David Robertson. The Music Director of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in three concerts this week.

As Pennsylvania lawmakers work on the state budget, WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at how the Commonwealth funds arts and culture, and the possible consequences of threatened cutbacks.

Jason Peifer explores the rich tradition of handcrafted metalwork in Philadelphia, as the Philadelphia Museum of Art opens Wrought and Crafted: Jewelry and Metalwork 1900 to the Present and the Society of North American Goldsmiths meets in town this week.
 

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As senior producer of arts and culture, Susan writes and produces stories about music and the arts. She’s host and producer of WRTI’s TIME IN online interview series, and producer of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series, to which she also contributes weekly intermission interviews. She’s also been a regular host of WRTI’s Live from the Performance Studio sessions.