Podcasts

@theSymphony

Conductors, soloists and composers involved in making great Pittsburgh Symphony performances talk about their music.

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Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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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. 

Encore

Did you miss a recent live broadcast? Or do you just want to hear it again? Relive recent WQED-FM live broadcasts on the Encore podcast page. Stream full length broadcasts by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and others.

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.

Center Stage - Philip Pandolfi - Apr 13, 2021

The Pittsburgh Symphony Center Stage feature continues with Bassoonist Philip Pandolfi.  He performs the Wilson Osborne Rhapsody for Solo Bassoon; talks about the piece and the composer; how strange it is to be on stage without his colleagues; his impressions of the Front Row concertsand much more.  

 

 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 2 - Part 1 - Apr 13, 2021

Gianandrea Noseda conducts Alfredo Casella’s Symphonic Fragments from “La donna serpente” and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2.  Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 2 - Part 2 - Apr 13, 2021

Gianandrea Noseda conducts Alfredo Casella’s Symphonic Fragments from “La donna serpente” and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2.  Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5.

Malaika Uwamahoro - Apr 9, 2021

Miracle in Rwanda for Prime Stage Theater Malaika Uwamahoro one woman play based on the bestselling New York Times novel Left To Tell. Directed by Steven Wilson with music by Teta Diana. Malaika was born in Rwanda and studied theater at Fordham University graduating witha Rwandan Presidential Scholarship. Opening night is April 10 2021 at 8pm The production will be available after the 16th for viewing as well April 16-26. Malaika explains the events in Rwanda in 1994 and explains how the play uplifts with a true story of forgiveness and compassion and the author of Left to Tell Immaculee Ilbagiza. Presented during Genocide Awareness Month.

Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Jasmine Muhammad - Apr 7, 2021

Pittsburgh Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird - April 10-22 at the Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Jasmine Muhammad spoke with WQED-FM's Anna Singer about her role as Addie Parker.  

Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Martin Bakari - Apr 7, 2021

Pittsburgh Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird - April 10-22 at the Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Martin Bakari talks about his role as Charlie Parker.   

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