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A chat with Melia Tourangeau in Vienna

Jim Cunningham files this live report with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's President and CEO Melia  Listen

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The Perlman Sound
A 3-CD tribute to violinist Itzhak Perlman on his 70th birthday (Aug 31) including his Sibelius and Korngold concerto recordings and "Zigeunerweisen" with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and a jazz piece with and by Andre Previn.
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PSO 2016 European Tour
Follow WQED Morning Show host Jim Cunningham as he covers the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2016 European Tour.

 

WQED Cultural Calendar

Jeannette Community Band concert
Sunday, May. 29 at 7:00 PM
The Jeannette Community Band will present its annual Memorial Day concert which is FREE to the public. ...more info

CLO presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Tuesday, May. 31 - Sunday, Jun. 12
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards,MATILDA THE MUSICALis the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take ...more info

Music for Midsummer Nights
Wednesday, Jun. 1 at 7:00 PM
Presenter: Shadyside Presbyterian Church
Shadyside Presbyterian Church presents “Music for Midsummer Nights,” a mini-series of concerts on Wednesday evenings in June, from 7:00 to 7:55 p.m. Join us on Wednesday, June 1, to hear ...more info

Venus in Fur
Thursday, Jun. 2 - Sunday, Jun. 26
Presenter: Pittsburgh Public Theater
A stage director anxiously searches for the perfect leading lady. An aspiring actress careens into the audition room, causing havoc and confusion. But in the course of an evening, while ...more info

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