The Pittsburgh Symphony's guest violinist talks about recording the Korngold concerto (which he performs at Heinz Hall), about his growing involvement in conducting, and with some reservation, his private life.
Dr. Connie Ruzich of Robert Morris University recaps the remarks and Q & A session of Dr. Jane Goodall at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series on March 25th, 2009.
Noseda talks about his productions at the Met and his program of Viennese composers Schubert, Korngold and Webers as he conducts the first of two weekends at Heinz Hall.
WQED's Director of Information Technology Kate St. John keeps an eagle eye on birds in general and falcons in particular through her oft-updated blog at www.wqed.org/birdblog/
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.
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,