Ruzich Recaps Quindlen - Jan 29, 2009

A summary of Anna Quindlen's appearance at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series. Robert Morris University's Dr. Ruzich talks with QED's Jim Cunningham, emcee of the series.

David Douglass of The King's Noyse - Jan 29, 2009

The director of The King's Noyse reveals whether his strings are really made of cat gut, and anticipates his ensemble's return for the 40th anniversary of Pittsburgh's Renaissance & Baroque series. David Douglass converses with Jim Cunningham for a January spotlight in PITTSBURGH magazine.

Yan Pascal Tortelier - Jan 29, 2009

The PSO's former Principal Guest Conductor returns to lead his own orchestration of Ravel's Piano Trio, along with Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Sibelius' The Swan of Tuonela, and Grieg's Piano Concerto with soloist Orion Weiss.

Friday Financial Update, Jan 29 - Jan 29, 2009

Classical QED 89.3's Executive Director, Susan Johnson, joins Jim Cunningham with the latest on the station's serious financial status.

Anna Quindlen - Jan 26, 2009

This Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author was only the third woman to write for the The New York Times op-ed page. She writes the "Last Word" column for Newsweek, and her latest novel, "Rise and Shine," debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, joining her four other bestsellers.

Gabriela Montero - Jan 26, 2009

She played for President Obama's inauguration, then made her inaugural PSO appearance in Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue." Pianist Gabriela Montero may be elected a winner at the Grammy Awards for her CD of Baroque improvisations.


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