OnQ in Vienna: Part 1 & 2

OnQ's Michael Bartley continues our coverage from Vienna, Austria on the life and career of Maestro Manfred Honeck. You'll see even more in September's OnQ special, which airs when Honeck becomes the new conductor and music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.


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As Principal Timpanist for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Tim Adams can be regularly seen performing on the Heinz Hall stage. Tonight OnQ contributor and WQED-FM's, Jim Cunningham, has an up close look at this incredibly talented musician.


In November 2003, SPC James Fair was critically wounded by a bomb while serving in Iraq. His injuries included the loss of both hands and the loss of sight in both eyes. Now, with the help of Homes for Our Troops, Duquesne Light, the Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show and many others, Fair is moving into a Ross Township home built to accommodate his special needs.


We are serving up another great episode of our on-going series “What’s Cooking in Politics”. This special edition of OnQ contains two get things that get your mouth moving… cooking and talking politics! Host Joe Mistick makes “Manicotti Rosemarie” with U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh.


The Urban Impact Foundation Choir is comprised of middle and high school students from Pittsburgh’s North Side and beyond. OnQ visits with choir directors and UIF founders to discover how music gives the at-risk youth direction and hope.


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