Ray Chen - Sibelius Violin Concerto - Feb 13, 2020

Ray Chen returns to Heinz Hall to perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto this weekend.  He sat down with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham to talk about the piece and the importance of classical music.  

Brittany Trotter and Ryan Leonard - Feb 13, 2020

Dr. Brittany Trotter and Ryan Leonard stopped by to talk about the beginning of the season for the IC Players - the Incidental Players.  Their first element concert is on February 17th at 7pm.  

Warren Davidson and Elizabeth Etter - Feb 13, 2020

Harpsichordist Elizabeth Etter and Baroque violinist/violist Warren Davidson stopped by to talk about their Bach concert - Father JS alongside CPE, JC, JCF, and WF.  It's Chamber Music at Old St. Luke's on Sunday, February 16th at 2pm - the concert is free.  Plus Warren plays some Bach in our studio.



Roger Dannenberg - The Mother of Fishes - Feb 12, 2020

Composer Roger Dannenberg stopped by WQED-FM to talk about his opera "The Mother of Fishes" which will have it's World Premiere this weekend (February 15 and 16) at Capa Theater.  

Mary Persin - Music 101 and 2020-2021 Season - Feb 11, 2020

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Vice President of Artistic Planning, Mary Persin, stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the newly announced 2020-2021 season - the Orchestra's 125th.  She also talks about her Music 101 presentation taking place at Heinz Hall on Wednesday February 12th at 12:30pm.



Reza Vali - new recordings - Feb 11, 2020

Composer Reza Vali stopped by WQED-FM to talk about his new recordings, including "Longing" featuring the Carpe Diem String Quartet playing Vali's chamber music, as well as his "Persian Folk Songs" performed by cellist Kian Soltani on the Deutche Grammophon label.