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SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH

12:00am


Bob Christiansen

1:00am


Scott Blankenship

6:00am


Harmonia, with Angela Mariani

Powerful rulers do double duty on this morning’s show.   We'll hear music that kings and emperors composed, including Henry VIII, Frederick the Great, Leopold I, and Alfonso X.  Plus, we'll sample the featured release of music by the great trouvère, Thibaut I, King of Navarre.

7:00am


Sunday Baroque, with Suzanne Bona

April is International Guitar Month, and this morning, we’ll feature performances by some outstanding guitarists.

9:00am


Art All Night, live from Lawrenceville

We're broadcasting live this morning from Art All Night, 22 hours of art and music called one of Pittsburgh’s most popular, and populist, arts events.  Hundreds of artists enter more than a thousand works in the show, and they’re displayed by hundreds of volunteers.  The show opened Saturday afternoon and continues through 2pm today, featuring live music, children’s activities, and more.

12:00pm


Mindy Ratner

1:00pm


Lynn Warfel

6:00pm


Sunday at the Symphony

In a concert recorded just last month, Esa Pekka Salonen conducts Tchaikovsky’s tone poem, Francesca da Rimini,  and two works by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius – the tone poem, Pohjola’s Daughter, and the Symphony #7.  Yo-Yo Ma is soloist in Witold Lutoslawski’s Cello Concerto, written in 1970 for Mstislav Rostropovich.

8:00pm


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with Jim Cunningham

Leonard Slatkin conducts Double Play by contemporary American composer Cindy McTee, Five Variants of ‘Dives and Lazarus’ by Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.  Plus, Principal Oboist Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida is soloist in The Flower Clock by Jean Francaix.

10:00pm


Pittsburgh Symphony, with Jim Cunningham

Due to technical issues, last week's PSO broadcast did not air.  So, here it is, tonight.  Leonard Slatkin conducts Haydn’s Symphony #67 and the Hovhaness Symphony #2, Mysterious Mountain. Plus, superstar flutist James Galway returns to play Mozart’s Flute Concerto #2, and Francois Borne’s Fantaisie Brillant, based on themes from George Bizet’s opera, Carmen.

 

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