Voice of the Arts
WQED-FM's Anna Singer has a conversation with Marianne Cornetti who will sing the role of the Witch in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Hansel and Gretel" at the Benedum Center - November 3rd through the 11th.
WQED-FM's Anna Singer has a conversation with stage director Crystal Manich about Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Hansel and Gretel" at the Benedum Center - November 3rd through the 11th.
WQED-FM's Anna Singer has a conversation with Rabbi Aaron Bisno of the Rodef Shalom Congregation about the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue.
Mariana Whitmer is the President of the Board of the Friends of the Carnegie Library. She tells us about the upcoming library sale, an open to the public meeting, how you can get involved and the effort to add a piano for performances in the Music Department.
Father Thomas Soroka leads the Pan Orthodox Choir of Pittsburgh at First Lutheran Church November 4th at 4pm in the Laudate Dominum series. Rachmaninoff’s Vespers is represented on the program with much more. Father Thomas is usually found in the pulpit at St. Nicholas in McKees Rocks.
Connie Phillips and Jack Kurutz invite you to hear ten extraordinary pianists at once at a Piano Monster Concert with a new piece by Mount Lebanon’s composer Hannah Ishizaki at the McCandless Crossing Fort Pitt Piano Company Steinway Dealer Saturday October 27 at 4:30pm. They are raising money to buy a new instrument for the Pittsburgh Symphony which will be selected by Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman. Her all about it.
Flutist Zoe Sorrell from new music ensemble Nat 28 and University of Pittsburgh Professor and composer Amy Williams talk about the concert consisting entirely of music by Amy Williams at Third Presbyterian Church Saturday October 20 at 7:30 pm.
Pittsburgh Camerata Artistic Director Mark Anderson describes the Home theme of the concerts with the Camerata on Saturday October 20 at 7:30 at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church and Sunday October 21 at 3 at Shadyside Presbyterian. Also an update on Shadyside Choir music making through the holiday season.
Conductor and oboe soloist Susan Sands leads the East Winds Symphonic Band in a cabaret concert with favorites from show stopping musicals and great soloists. The concert will be held at the Frehof Hall at Rodef Shalom Congregation on Sunday October 21st, 7pm. Donations of non-perishable food items, or a free-will monetary donation benefiting the JFCS Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry will be welcomed.
Violinist Monique Mead joins violist Warren Davidson and harpist Isabel Cardenas for "Plucked and Bowed," Chamber Music at Old St. Luke’s in Carnegie on Sunday October 21st at 2pm. Monique Mead has the scoop on this concert and Chamber Music Pittsburgh, plus what’s going on in the world of Musical Entrepreneurship at CMU.