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Classical WQED 89.3 Celebrating 40 Years
Over the past 40 years, WQED has brought you the very finest in music, arts and culture. We're gathering up some of our favorite memories to share with you.
Sunday, May 26 at 7am
Sunday Baroque, with Suzanne Bona
On this Memorial Day weekend, we’ll offer music of remembrance and reflection, including selections from a hauntingly beautiful and ancient Requiem Mass.
Sunday, May 26 at 6pm
Sunday at the Symphony: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Boulez conducts Richard Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and the prelude to Parsifal. Michael Barenboim, son of pianist and conductor Daniel Baremboim, is soloist in Arnold Schoenberg’s Violin Concerto.
CD SpotlightO'Riley's Liszt
Host of NPR's "From the Top" Chris O'Riley plays Franz Liszt's transcriptions of Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique, Wagner's Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, a fantasy on Mozart's Don Giovanni, and more. (2CDs)
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Pianist Valentina Lisitsa discusses Grieg's Piano Concerto with Jim Cunningham
American conductor Kazem Abdullah talks with QED's Jim Cunningham before his Pittsburgh Symphony debut.
ON THIS DAY in 1846
American premiere of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 "Choral" by the New York Philharmonic Society at New York's Castle Garden