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Jeanine De Bique

Voice of the Arts

Anna Singer spoke with Jeanine DeBique. She's in Pittsburgh for two performances - one with the Pittsburgh Symphony and their performance of Mozart's "Requiem," and with Chatham Baroque's Concerto Köln.

Alexander Scherf - Concerto Köln

Voice of the Arts

Chatham Baroque presents Concerto Köln with Jeanine De Bique - Sunday March 26th, 4pm at Carnegie Music Hall. Jim Cunningham spoke with the Artistic Director Alexander Scherf in this Carnegie Museum of Art "Voice of the Arts" podcast.

Beo String Qaurtet

Voice of the Arts

The Beo String Quartet will perform two pop up concerts on March 30th at the Bantha Tea house in Bloomfield, and on March 31st at the Bellevue Presbyterian Church. They spoke with Jim Cunningham about these concerts and performed some selections in our studio.

Three Rivers Community Band Festival

Voice of the Arts

The 2023 Three Rivers Community Band Festival takes place this Saturday, March 25th, 2pm at Franklin Regional High School. This year's festival features the East Winds Symphonic Band, the Jeannette Community Band, and Community Band South.

CMU International Film Festival

Voice of the Arts

Hear from Director Jolanta Lion and a group from CMU bout the CMU International Film Festival, which runs from March 16th through April 2nd.


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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

A complete two hour concert hosted by Jim Cunningham. Listen for interviews and features, historic recordings and the latest weekly concerts from Heinz Hall. 


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Classical Crossroads

Hosted by WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham and CMOA's Dana Bishop-Root, Artists in the World uplifts artistic voices and explores multiple histories, geographies, and current events.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

Jim Cunningham reports from the PSO's domestic and international tours.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

María Dueñas and Manfred Honeck

Pianist Jan Lisiecki

Actress & Singer Tamara Tunie, Composer Kathryn Bostic

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho

Conductor Vasily Petrenko

Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan

Violinist Baiba Skride

Composer Jonathan Leshnoff

Pianist Till Fellner



Pianist Beatrice Rana

Conductor Leonard Slatkin & Pianist Garrick Ohlsson

Conductor Emmanuel Krivine

Pianist Bertrand Chamayou

Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Cellist Maximilian Hornung

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Conductor Juanjo Mena

Violinist Ray Chen

Conductor Christoph König

WQED Cultural Calendar

Fri, Mar 24 at 7:00 pm

She Scores 2023: New Music by Women Composers

Join us for She Scores 2023, our annual celebration of women composers, performers, and curators!   Tickets are $15 in advance, or pay-what-you-wish tickets are available at the door.   More info.

Fri, Mar 24 at 7:00 pm

Kamratōn presents She Scores

Join us for She Scores 2023, our original concert series since 2017 that celebrates women composers Program Emily Cook: Preoccupations (2023)* Brittany J. Green: Intersections (2017) Younghi Pagh-Paan: Bi-Yu (1999) More info.

Fri, Mar 24 at 7:30 pm

Todo Tango

Todo Tango March 24,2023 at 7:30pm   More info.

Fri, Mar 24 at 7:30 pm

Sondheim Tribute Revue

Seton Hill Musical Theatre Workshop Students present a tribute  to Stephen Sondheim, featuring songs by the legendary composer/lyricist. Free and open to the public More info.

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