Jane Goodall - Mar 19, 2009

Since 1960, Dr. Goodall has been studying and protecting wildlife, especially chimpanzees and other primates. She talks about her early interest in animals, comparisons between chimps and humans, and her work as an activist.

Beethoven's Oboe Concerto - Mar 18, 2009

Pittsburgh Symphony co-principal oboist James Gorton discusses Beethoven's long-lost oboe concerto. Gorton will premiere Renate Rosenblatt's reconstruction of the slow movement with the Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra,

Yuja Wang - Mar 6, 2009

The diminutive 22 year old Chinese pianist Yuja Wang makes an impressive Pittsburgh Symphony debut in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto #2 with guest conductor Hannu Lintu. She talks about her work with Charles Dutoit, the teachers she shares with Lang Lang, and what's on her iPod.

Ruzich Recaps Woodward - Mar 5, 2009

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

Hannu Lintu - Mar 4, 2009

Relatively-unknown Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu makes his Pittsburgh Symphony debut on late notice in a program of Debussy, Prokofiev and Stravinsky that was intended for maestro Charles Dutoit. Jim Cunningham meets Hannu Lintu backstage at Heinz Hall.

Forum: Arts in Tough Economic Times - Mar 4, 2009

Pittsburgh Arts funders, organizations and individuals gathered at a public forum organized by the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council to discuss their financial outlook and future strategies. Date: March 3, 2009.


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