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NEW SYMPHONY SERIES SUNDAYS THIS SUMMER ON CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 20, 2012

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

NEW SYMPHONY SERIES SUNDAYS THIS SUMMER ON CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3

PITTSBURGH—This summer Classical WQED-FM 89.3 brings listeners two new series Sundays beginning July 1.

Sunday at the Symphony premieres Sunday, July 1 from 6-8 p.m. This two-hour program produced by WQED-FM 89.3 will feature national and international orchestra radio broadcasts such as the New York Philharmonic, Live at the Concertgebouw and others. During July and August, Sunday at the Symphony with feature the Cleveland Orchestra.

Spring for Music premieres later that evening on Sunday, July 1 at 10 p.m. This six-week series will showcase some of North America’s most exciting orchestras at Carnegie Hall in New York and feature classical hits and modern compositions. Orchestras will include the Houston Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Alabama Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, and Nashville Symphony.

To listen to Classical WQED-FM, tune to 89.3 in Pittsburgh, the WQEJ-FM simulcast in Johnstown at 89.7 or go to wqed.org/fm.

WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 128 National and Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awards for Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqed.org/fm; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and The WQED Education Department.


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412.622.1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

 

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