Baiba Skride - Feb 20, 2020

Baiba Skride makes her Heinz Hall debut this weekend to perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Juraj Valchua conducting.  Learn more about Baiba in this interview with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.


Douglas Starr's "All Saints Requiem" - Feb 19, 2020

Douglas Starr’s “All Saints Requiem,” will be premiered Friday, February 28th at Saint Paul’s Church in Mt. Lebanon, and Saturday, February 29th at Saint Vincent Basilica, Latrobe.  The composer, Douglas Starr stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the piece.  Joining him was soloist Valerie Vernon-Thomas, Rich Chreehan, and, on the phone, Rev. Stephen Concordia from St. Vincent College, who will conduct the piece.  



Peter Hilliard & Matt Boresi - The Last American Hammer - Feb 17, 2020

Listen to an interview with composer Peter Hilliard and librettist Matt Boresi.  Their work - The Last American Hammer - will premier with the Pittsburgh Opera this Saturday, February 22nd at the intimate environs of the George R. White Studio at the Pittsburgh Opera headquarters in the strip.

Matthew Rosenblum - Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival 2020 - Feb 14, 2020

Matthew Rosenblum stopped by to talk about the 2020 Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival.  The event runs February 28th through March 1st at various locations around town.  

Chatham Baroque - Art of the Trio 2020 - Feb 13, 2020

The members of Chatham Baroque stopped by the QED Morning Show to perform live, and to talk about this weekend's "Art of the Trio" concerts.  

Vasily Petrenko - Feb 13, 2020

Vasily Petrenko is in town to conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in works by Elgar, Sibelius and Ravel.  He tells WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about this weekend's program and what else he's been up to.