The Music Director of the Cabrillo Festival, Romanian born Cristian Macelaru, makes his debut with his fellow countryman Georges Enesco and the First Romanian Rhapsody, the Dvorak Violin Concerto with Augustine Hadelich, and the Copland Symphony No. 3. Maestro Macelaru talks about all three favorites and his youth in communist Romania.
Woodwind ensemble Quinta Voce joins with a new group, Unity Brass, for a free concert Saturday May 12th, 7:30pm at First Unitarian Church 605 Morewood with Ewald, Gershwin, Hallam and Mihaud. French Horn Barbara Folb fills in the story.
The Three Rivers Young People’s Orchestra presents their final concert this season Sunday May 13th at 7pm in Carnegie Music Hall. Violinist and cellist Maeve and Maighread Southard-Wray have the scoop. Youth Chamber Connection visit area libraries on Saturday!
270 events for parents and young people unfold May 17th through 25th in Remake Learning Days including puppet making with WQED in the spirit of Fred Rogers. Team member, spark plug and super mom Yu-Ling Cheng and Producer Dorie Taylor have the highlights.
The Tuesday Musical Club presents Horn A-Plenty with Jason Allison, French Horn, Laura Motchalov, violin and piano, Nanette Kaplan Solomon on Tuesday May 15th, 1 pm at Levy Hall of Rodef Shalom Temple with Brahms and Ewazen! The trio reveals the beauty of the music and shares an in studio performance.
Cowden Associates President and CEO Elliot Dinkin has supported WQED-FM with a challenge grant for many years. Why? Elliot is a pianist studying with CMU’s Jeff Harris, his brother is a cantor, and he can figure out whether you are earning what you deserve!