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Bass-Baritone Gregg Baker

Voice of the Arts

"Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad" from The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh will be broadcast LIVE this Friday on WQED-FM at 7:30PM! Gregg stopped by to give some background into the show and the music being played.

Manfred Honeck

Manfred Honeck live in the QED Morning Show studio with a look at the Mozart and Tchaikovsky program with the Pittsburgh Symphony beginning on Valentine’s Day 2019.

Bell'Art Ensemble

Voice of the Arts

Raquel Winnica Young and pianist Billie Jo Miller, with guest soprano Patricia Ana Gonzalez Garate perform "Gala Del Dia" from their upcoming "An Argentinan Pair" February 9 and 10. 

Chatham Baroque

The members of Chatham Baroque stopped by the QED Morning Show to chat and perform the first movement of Nicola Matteis' "Suite of Ayres".

Composer Carl Davis

Voice of the Arts

Conductor and Composer Carl Davis previews the world premiere of his score for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater production of "The Great Gatsby" at The Benedum Center from February 8 - 18th.


Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

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



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Classical Crossroads

Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. As Duke Ellington said "There are only two types of music: good music and the other stuff." Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

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

WQED Cultural Calendar

Mon, Feb 18 at 7:00 pm

The Cleaners

Duquesne University’s 12th annual Human Rights Film Series presents The Urgency of Dialogue, a lineup of five films selected to inspire dialogues about some of today’s most critical human rights issues. More info.

Mon, Feb 18 at 7:30 pm

Uptown Jazz Series: Giants of Jazz—Woody Shaw and Wayne Shorter

This concert will feature the music of Woody Shaw and Mayne Shorter performed by members of the Duquesne University Mary Pappert School of Music faculty. Admission: $10. More info.

Mon, Feb 18 at 8:00 pm

Symphony East presents "PSO Clarinet Superstar Victoria Luperi"

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Associate Principal Clarinetist, Victoria Luperi performs with Rodrigo Ojeda, piano accompanist. More info.

Tue, Feb 19 at 7:30 pm

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra feat. Pappert Women’s Chorale

This concert will feature both the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra and the Pappert Women’s Chorale, directed by Daniel Meyer, director of orchestral activities. Admission: $10. More info.

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