FRIDAY, MARCH 29TH
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
St. Matthew Passion, by Johann Sebastian Bach
Harry Christophers conducts a performance by Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society. This masterpiece combines the sounds of a double orchestra, a double choir, and a chorus of soloists to tell the story of Christ’s crucifixion from different characters’ perspectives.
Live from the Carolyn M. Byham Cultural District Studio on Katz Plaza, downtown, with NPR news and relaxing classics to soothe your commute; then music to keep you company through dinner and the evening.
Performance in Pittsburgh, with Stephen Baum
Tonight, celebrating the Rodney Dangerfield of string instruments, the viola, with performances by Randolph Kelly, Erina Goldwasser, and others.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin
Bill makes a week-long examination of the development of Bach’s masterpiece, the B-Minor Mass, starting with the smaller Lutheran Masses which led up to it, and also including influences from Palestrina to Bach’s own instrumental and organ works.