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Bach Choir of Pittsburgh - Elijah - Apr 21, 2017

Bach Choir Music Director Thomas Douglas and baritone Keith Dean who sings Elijah with the choir this Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 4pm April 22 and 23 at the St Agnes Center Carlow University talk over Mendelssohn’s masterpiece oratorio.

Manfred Honeck - Apr 20, 2017

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about this weekend's concerts which begins a 2 week Vienna Festival.

Resonance Works Pittsburgh - Elements - Apr 19, 2017

Resonance Works' second annual benefit event, ELEMENTS is an exploration of the elements of earth, fire, air, and water through music, visual art, food and drink. A first of its kind collaboration with Studio A.M., this innovative evening will feature a variety of intimate live performances by Resonance Works artists, live painting by artist Baron Batch, culinary delights by Chef Steve Morehouse, and specialty cocktails crafted by our friends fromBar Marco.    The event takes place Saturday April 22nd from 7-10pm.  WQED-FM's Anna Singer talked with Resonance Works' Artistic Director Maria Sensi Sellner about "Elements."

Charles Barker - Pittsburgh Ballet Theater - Apr 19, 2017

Pittsburgh Ballet Theater presents "Romeo and Juliet" at the Benedum Center April 21-23.   WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham chatted with the PBT Orchestra's Music Director Charles Barker about the production.

 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 26 - Part 1 - Apr 5, 2017

It’s the debut of Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi on this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast as he plays the Dvorak Piano Concerto.  Juraj Valchua conducts Smetna’s The Moldau, Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 and Dvorak’s Carnival Overture. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 26 - Part 2 - Apr 5, 2017

It’s the debut of Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi on this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast as he plays the Dvorak Piano Concerto.  Juraj Valchua conducts Smetna’s The Moldau, Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 and Dvorak’s Carnival Overture. 

Karla Boos - Quantum Theater - Apr 5, 2017

Quantum Theater presents "Collaborators" by John Hodge directed by CMU’s Jed Alan Harris through the end of the month on Hamilton Avenue just behind Bakery Square. From the writer of the film Trainspotting it’s a story about playwright Mikhail Bulgakov who writes a 60th birthday play for Josef Stalin. Founding Director Karla Boos suggests there are some dramatic similarities to news headlines of today in themes for the play which was written in 2011. There are some laughs too. Martin Giles stars as Stalin and Tony Bingham as Bulgakov.  Karla reveals the plans for the upcoming season of Quantum and fills us in on the details of the production of Collaborators.

Patty Halverson - Chatham Baroque - Apr 5, 2017

Chatham Baroque presents "Awake Sweet Love: Song and Sonatas of Olde England" Friday April 7th, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Saturday April 8th at St Andrews Episcopal in Highland Park and Sunday afternoon at Chatham University. Gambist Patricia Halvorsen describes the program with guest artists and soprano Pascale Beaudin featuring Henry Lawes and John Dowland. Also the challenge of getting a theorbo through baggage claim check at the airport.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 24 - Part 1 - Apr 5, 2017

Break out the Red White and Blue for this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast as Lahav Shani makes his Heinz Hall debut conducting an all American program featuring Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, plus Charles Ives.   And Jon Kimura Parker plays the Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 24 - Part 2 - Apr 5, 2017

Break out the Red White and Blue for this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast as Lahav Shani makes his Heinz Hall debut conducting an all American program featuring Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, plus Charles Ives.   And Jon Kimura Parker plays the Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue. 

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