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CD Spotlight

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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Jim Cunningham and Gianandrea Noseda discuss Rachmaninoff's Third Concerto, Beethoven's Second Symphony and the Rossini William Tell Overture for the January 29 and 31 concerts with the Pittsburgh Symphony


Jim Cunningham speaks with Guest Conductor Christoph Konig about Beethoven's Sixth Symphony and Philip Glass' Second Violin Concerto


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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2015-2016 Season - Program 39 - Part 1
Costa Rican born conductor Giancarlo Guerrero makes his Heinz Hall debut with Prokofiev’s Suite from Lieutenant ...

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Classical Crossroads
Martin Barre
Jethro Tull Guitarist Martin Barre talks about his hits Auqualung, Cross Eyed Mary Locomotive ...

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Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour
A Report from Munich
A report from the post concert event in Munich.  Jim Cunningham talked to several business representatives ...

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Manfred Honeck
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck stopped by the QED Morning Show to ...

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Voice of the Arts
Andres Cardenes and Dmitri Papadimitriou
Pianist Dmitri Papadimitriou and CMU Director of Orchestral Activities Andres Cardenes discuss the CMU ...

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