Beethoven and Libraries - Jan 21, 2020

Announcing the presentation of all the Beethoven String Quartets in all the Allegheny County Libraries beginning in September to celebrate the 250th Beethoven birthday year. Marilyn Jenkins, Executive Director of the Allegheny County Library Association; Melia Tourangeau, President and CEO Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,  and President and Director of the Carnegie Library, Mary Frances Cooper.

Lorien Benet Hart - Musicians of Steel - Jan 21, 2020

Enjoy a concert featuring all-Mozart with PSO Musicians on Sunday January 26th, 7pm at Beth El Congregation located on 1900 Cochran Road.  The Musicians of Steel benefits hungry people through donations to 412 Rescue and If Music Be the Food.  Lorien Benet Hart stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk more about this event.



Manfred Honeck - Bartok, Liszt and Ravel - Jan 17, 2020

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director conducts his first concert of 2020 with music of Bartok, Liszt and the always popular Ravel Bolero.  He stopped by the QED Morning Show to preview this weekend's concerts.  

Seong-Jin Cho - Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 - Jan 17, 2020

Seong-Jin Cho makes his Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra debut with the Piano Concerto No. 2 by Franz Liszt.  WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham sat down with the pianist to talk about the piece, working with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and much more.



Karissa Shivone & Marty Bates - PSO Discovery and Drinks - Jan 10, 2020

Enjoy a casual evening of entertainment, discovery and drinks featuring live performances by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members.  The event Kicks-off Beethoven's 250th birthday year by exploring how Beethoven revolutionized music. Performances will feature a sampling of Beethoven masterpieces while exploring surprising connections between Andy Warhol and Beethoven.  The event will be held Thursday January 16th at the Andy Warhol Museum.  Cellist Karissa Shivone and Host Marty Bates stopped by the QED Morning Show to tell us more about the event.



Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2019-2020 Season - Program 14 - Part 1 - Jan 8, 2020

Emmanuel Krivine makes his Heinz Hall debut with the Brahms’ Haydn Variations.  Plus, hear Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 with its rousing finale.