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Trio Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Symphony principals Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin and Anne Martindale Williams, cello, play a trio by Haydn, Sonata for Violin and Harp by Shaposhnikov, A Chloris by Hahn, Trio by Renie and Por Una Cabeza by Gardel.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 2 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s Overture for Fidelio.  Lisette Oropesa, Andrey Nemzer and Hugh Russell ...

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Classical Crossroads
Gino Vannelli
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talked to Gino Vannelli about his illustrious career and his love of classical ...

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Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour
Last Day of the Tour in Bonn
Jim Cunningham visits the Beethovenhaus, the composer's birthplace in Bonn. He also get comments from the ...

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@ the Symphony
Anne-Sophie Mutter & Manfred Honeck
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck talk about their season-opening gala performance on ...

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Voice of the Arts
Remembering Robert Sutherland Lord
Organist Robert Sutherland Lord recently passed away.  He was a teacher at the University of Pittsburgh ...

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