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David Cutler & Project Pinata

David Cutler and Project Pinata perform for Chamber Music Pittsburgh on Thursday, July 17th at  Listen


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Live from Hartwood Acres - Part 1

On Sunday July 6th, WQED-FM broadcast our first ever live broadcast from Hartwood Acres with  Listen

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Johann Strauss - Manfred Honeck & Vienna Symphony Orchestra
The Pittsburgh Symphony's Manfred Honeck, who like his brother Rainer played in the Vienna Philharmonic, conducts Vienna's other orchestra in 12 selections including Village Swallows from Austria, Roses From the South, & Thunder and Lightning
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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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Bach, Beethoven & Brunch
Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:30 from June 15 through August 10 for one of Pittsburgh's most beloved events. Bring your families and your picnic brunches and enjoy the music! view schedule

Host Anna Singer serves up your classical music requests every weekday between noon and 1 o'clock.
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Violinist Ye-Eun Choi talks with Jim Cunningham about her PSO debut in Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons."

 


Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan talks with Jim Cuninngham about his PSO concerts featuring Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, a Mozart chaconne, and Haydn's "Drumroll" Symphony.

 

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WQED Cultural Calendar

C Street Brass w/DJ Jakeisrain "No Limits"
Thursday, Jul. 24 at 7:30 pm
Presenter: Chamber Music Pittsburgh
"No Limits", the newest recital program of C Street Brass, challenges the listener to find something this group cannot do. "No Limits" takes the audience on an amazing adventure through ...more info

Music of America
Thursday, Jul. 24 at 7:00 pm
Presenter: Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh
The Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh play works for wind quintet by Copland, Sousa, Ewazen, Bernstein, and others. ...more info

Alan Lewis, organ
Thursday, Jul. 24 at 5:00 pm
Presenter: Westminster Music & Arts Series
Alan Lewis, organist of Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA. ...more info

A Symphonic Celebration
Friday, Jul. 25 at 7:00 pm
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra throw a summer symphonic celebration featuring Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Brahms Symphony No. 3 and a breathtaking performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto ...more info

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  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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