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Rachel Barton Pine - May 31, 2017

Famed-violinist Rachel Barton Pine is interviewed by WQED-FM's Ethan Simmons, regarding the release of her 35th album "Bel Canto Paganini." The interview focuses on the mythicism of Niccolo Paganini; Pine's take on the athletic requirements of Paganini's challenging "24 caprices;" and the her views on the Classical-music world, as well as the Arts community as a whole.

Steel City Men's Chorale - May 31, 2017

Richard Teaster joins baritone Ryan Ricarte to discuss upcoming concerts, the Steel City Men’s Chorale and guest organist Nicholas Will  in Carnegie Pa on June 4th at 4pm with Chants et Prieres at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and on June 14th at Shadyside Presbyterian 7pm in the Music for Midsummer Nights series.  Music by Saint Saints and Gounod was recorded exclusively for this conversation. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 30 - Part 2 - May 25, 2017

Lionel Bringuier makes his Heinz Hall debut with Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite.  Principal Viola Randolph Kelly plays the rarely heard Sonata per la Grand Viola by Paganini.   

The Brass Roots - May 25, 2017

East Liberty Presbyterian Church, the Brass Roots, organist Dr. Edward Allan Moore and Pittsburgh Symphony trombone and arranger/conductor James Nova present "A Space Odyssey" at the church 116 S. Highland Avenue in a free concert Friday May 26 7pm. Hear all about John Williams music for Star Wars on the occasion of its 40th anniversary, with Also Sprach Zarathustra, music from Star Trek and more. French Horn Rana Jurgis of the Brass Roots joins Dr. Ed and James Nova for the discussion.

Undercroft Opera - La Rondine - May 25, 2017

May 25th through 28th, Undercroft Opera present's Puccini's "La Rondine" at the Antonian Theater on the campus of Carlow University.  WQED-FM's Anna Singer chats with the stage director, Undercroft Opera's founding Director and cast members about the production.

 

 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 30 - Part 1 - May 25, 2017

Lionel Bringuier makes his Heinz Hall debut with Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite.  Principal Viola Randolph Kelly plays the rarely heard Sonata per la Grand Viola by Paganini.   

Remake Learning - May 17, 2017

Dorie Taylor and Yu-Ling Cheng Behr stopped by WQED-FM to talk about Remake Learning Days.  Running May 15th through 26th, Remake Learning Days is a 12-day celebration of activities and events showcasing everything that makes the Pittsburgh region a recognized national leader in innovative teaching and learning.  

Robert Boudreau - May 17, 2017

Robert Boudreau founded the American Wind Symphony Orchestra in 1957.  In this wide-ranging interview with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham, Boudreau talks about his career in music and with the American Wind Symphony Orchestra.

Maximilian Hornung - May 17, 2017

Cellist Maximilian Hornung makes his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony in Richard Strauss Don Quixote. Born in Augsburg Germany he has played with the Bavarian Radio Symphony for four years working with Mariss Jansons.

Stephen Kostyniak - May 16, 2017

Pittsburgh Symphony Associate Principal Horn Stephen Kostyniak appears for the grand finale of Music 101 at Heinz Hall in the Dorothy Porter Simmons Regency Rooms - Wednesday May 17th, 12:30pm playing the horn and revealing all the secrets.

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