Welsh born pianist Llyr Williams has recorded a box set of all the Beethoven Piano Sonatas taped live at the exquisite chamber music spot, the Wigmore Hall in London for the Signum Classics label. He’s calling the set Beethoven Unbound. He’s included lots of Beethoven extras and he tells you which one is the craziest, what to do if you visit Wales and much more in this Voice of the Arts conversation with Jim Cunnigham.
Members of the Pittsburgh Savoyards stopped by WQED-FM to talk about their upcoming production of "The Yeoman of the Guard."
The Miro Quartet have been playing recording the Beethoven Quartets with great success for a number of years now. Cellist Joshua Gindele joins a colleague to talk about the Quartet No 14 in c sharp minor op 131 when it was released in the Spring of 2018. Joshua played as a soloist when he was a member of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony with Barbara Yahr conducting. He is a graduate of Fox Chapel High School, returning in 2016 to honor Mairi Cooper Pennsylvania Music Teacher of the Year. Joshua’s Dad Jerry was a long time member of the Youth Symphony Board who won the CNG Vita Award presented by WQED-FM.
The Jade Piano Trio makes their debut at Shadyside Presbyterian Church Friday October 5, 2018 for the Music in a Great Space Series. Pianist Ellen Fast and cellist Katya Janpoladyan fill us in the plan for the free concert.
Edward Alan Moore stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the 40th Anniversary of the Organ Artist Series.
Founder and Executive Director/member of the Rose Ensemble Jordan Sramek talks with Jim Cunningham from his home in St. Paul Minnesota about the debut of the group for Renaissance and Baroque Saturday night at Synod Hall in Oakland. The Land of Three Faiths program brings together music from the people of the middle east . The audience has fun at their concerts! Jordan runs down some of the great success the group has enjoyed and the unusual instruments such as the Oud they will bring along on Saturday.