Leonard Slatkin - Part 1 - Oct 16, 2009

The Pittsburgh Symphony's Principal Guest Conductor talks about Richard Danielpour's "A Woman's Life" and his work with the composer, the seldom-heard music of Peter Mennin, old-school Sibelius, and Slatkin's provocative blog.

Ruzich Recaps Cousteau - Oct 15, 2009

Dr. Connie Ruzich summarizes the remarks of underwater explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series on October 14, 2009.

Pittsburgh Public Theater 2009-2010 - Oct 10, 2009

Pittsburgh Public Theater's Ted Pappas previews his company's season of eight productions, starting with "Ella" and including Pappas' own production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Remembering Lincoln Maazel - Oct 9, 2009

From 1994, Lincoln Maazel, noted actor and father of conductor Lorin Maazel, speaks on the occasion of his performance with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony, founded by his wife, Marie. Lincoln Maazel died in Sep., 2009 at age 106. A memorial will be held at Heinz Chapel at 11:00 am on Oct. 11.

Jean-Michel Cousteau - Oct 8, 2009

Since being thrown overboard from the Calypso at age 7 by his father, Jacques, this explorer, environmentalist, educator and documentary film producer has communicated his love and concern for our “water planet.” He tells QED 89.3's Jim Cunningham about his favorite moments at sea, sounds of the sea, and about finding solutions to environmental problems that are most evident in our oceans.

Chatham Baroque's Fresh Ayre - Oct 8, 2009

Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba, tells Jim Cunningham about Chatham Baroque's current concerts of English and Italian sonatas with guest violinist Dana Maiben, Friday's "Wandering Minstrels" event, and the group's recording plans.