Anna turns orange with envy as Jim phones from sunny Castellon, Spain, (near Valencia ) home region of Pittsburgh Symphony tour conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Audio excerpts of Brahms and Gimenez from last night in Vitoria.
Jim Cunningham tells QED's Ted Sohier about the first concert of the Pittsburgh Symphony's 2008 European Tour at the Baluarte in Pamplona Spain, with additional comments from PSO cellist Michael Lipman.
Jim Cunningham arrives with the PSO in Vitoria, Spain, and tells Anna Singer about the history of Vitoria, capital the Basque region. Principal Trumpet George Vosburgh talks about the concert in Pamplona.
Jim Cunningham checks in live at lunchtime from a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, before the orchestra's first tour concert.
Madeleine Albright, the 64th and first woman US Secretary of State talks with Jim Cunningham. She is an expert on the UN, NATO, national security and foreign policy. Her books include "Madame Secretary: A Memoir" and "Memo to the President-Elect."
PSO Composer of the Year John Corligliano talks about Francois Girard's film "The Red Violin," his score for that movie and how it became the "Red Violin" concerto.