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Nicola Benedetti - Homecoming: A Scottish Fantasy Violinist Nicola Benedetti plays Bruch's popular Scottish Fantasy with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, then plays traditional Scottish and Irish tunes with renowned folk musicians.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 4 - Part 1
Concertmaster Noah Bendix Balgley performs the Bruch Scottish Fantasy.  Plus, Nikolaj Znaider conducts Schumann’s Symphony No. ...

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Classical Crossroads
Herbie Hancock
Jazz keyboardist, bandleader and composer Herbie Hancock was a primary architect of the "post-bop" sound as ...

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Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour
Last Day of the Tour in Bonn
Jim Cunningham visits the Beethovenhaus, the composer's birthplace in Bonn. He also get comments from the ...

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@ the Symphony
Anne-Sophie Mutter & Manfred Honeck
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck talk about their season-opening gala performance on ...

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Voice of the Arts
Cyril Wecht Interview
Dr. Cyril Wecht will be a part of Prime Stage Theater's production of "Strange Case of ...

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