FRIDAY, AUGUST 2ND
The WQED Morning Show with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts coverage, NPR news, and morning favorites
Live from the Carolyn M. Byham Cultural District Studio, downtown, with essential classics and NPR news
Ted Sohier, live from Johnstown’s Flood City Music Festival
Starting as the Johnstown Folk Festival in 1990, this annual event is a four-stage, three-day celebration of American roots music attracting thousands of enthusiastic fans every summer. This year’s headliners include Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Maddie Georgie, the Beagle Brothers, and many more. Our broadcast mixes classical music with features on the festival, its artists, and the city.
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh, with Stephen Baum
Live from Johnstown’s Flood City Music Festival. WindSync, a theatrical young wind quintet, plays works by Reicha and David Maslanka, and their own “song cycle” titled From Dawn to Dusk, a pastiche of pieces by Copland, Beethoven, Ewazen, Mozart, Piazzola, and others.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin
This week, Bill examines one of the most delightful and storied chapters of the string quartet's history, centering around the works of Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms.
Elena See, Bob Christiansen, Scott Blankenship, Ward Jacobson