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.
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.
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.
Dr. Connie Ruzich summarizes the remarks of former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series on September 30, 2009.
To open the PSO season, and his final year as Concertmaster, Andres Cardenes talks about Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations, Poulenc's Sinfonietta, and performing for world leaders at the G20 Pittsburgh Summit.
Robert Morris University President Gregory Dell'Omo talks with QED 89.3's Jim Cunningham about the Pittsburgh Speakers Series, which has been sponsored by Robert Morris since 2002.