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Noah Bendix-Balgley

Former PSO Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley gives a performance on Monday November 30th at Carnegie Music  Listen

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews conductor Jiri Belohlavek about this weekend's Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with  Listen

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Beyond All Mortal Dreams
Stephen Layton leads the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, in American a cappella works by Steven Stucky, Stephen Paulus, Frank Ferko, William Hawley, Healy Willan and others.
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The WQED Morning Show
Start your day with Jim Cunningham, guests and your favorite music every weekday from 6-10 am!
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Conductor Leonard Slatkin discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.


Pianist Conrad Tao discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.



WQED Cultural Calendar

Dennis Ross
Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8:00 pm
Presenter: Pittsburgh Speakers Series
Ross has played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process as the point man for Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. With ...more info

Christmas Brasstacular
Thursday, Dec. 3 - Sunday, Dec. 13
Presenter: River City Brass
Get in the holiday spirit with River City Brass's own special brand of humor and fun. James Gourlay conducts fan-favorite festive music and performs with choirs and bands from area ...more info

Coronation Mass, Unfinished Symphony & Emperor Concerto
Friday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Dec. 6
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Mozart's Coronation Mass, Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Beethoven's Emperor Concerto were nicknamed (not by their composers) to suit the character of the works. Pianist Yulianna Avdeeva is featured in Beethoven's ...more info

Music for Exhibitions: A Little Salon Music
Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 pm
Presenter: Tuesday Musical Club
Music for Exhibitions: A Little Salon Music" is a program of musical selections, performed by Tuesday Musical Club members, in correlation with the current exhibit in the Frick gallery. ...more info

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