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Conductor Juanjo Mena - Jul 6, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Juanjo Mena who will guest conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra this weekend (May 29-31, 2015) at Heinz Hall.

Conductor Michael Francis - Jul 6, 2015

Guest Conductor Michael Francis talks to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about this weekend's PIttsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts at Heinz Hall - May 15-17, 2015).

Jake Heggie/Anne Martindale Williams/Jamie Barton - Jul 6, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews composer Jake Heggie, PSO Principal cello Anne Martindale Williams, and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton about the world premiere of Heggie's "The Work at Hand: Symphonic Songs for Cello & Mezzo Soprano." The PSO is performing the piece this weekend (May 15-17, 2015).

Krzysztof Urbanski - Jul 1, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to conductor Krzysztof Urbanski about his Heinz Hall debut conducting works by Prokofiev, Khachaturian and Mussorgsky.

Jeffrey Grubbs - Jun 12, 2015

PSO Bass Jeffrey Grubbs stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the Pittsburgh Jazz Celebration taking place at Heinz Hall on June 16th.

Alan Fletcher - Jun 11, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Alan Fletcher whose Oboe Concerto will have it's World Premiere this weekend with Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Manfred Honeck - Jun 10, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck about the music on this weekend's season finale concerts.

Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida - Jun 4, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to PSO Principal Oboe Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida about the world premiere of Alan Fletcher's Oboe Concerto. The piece will be performed June 12th through 14th at Heinz Hall.

Nicholas Phan & Jennifer Johnson Cano - Jun 4, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Nicholas Phan, tenor, and Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano, about Beethoven's 9th Symphony, which will be performed at Heinz Hall June 5th through 7th.

Manfred and Rainer Honeck - Apr 15, 2015

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director and his brother, Rainer Honeck, who is the soloist for this weekend's concerts, stopped by the QED Morning Show.

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