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CD Spotlight

Beyond All Mortal Dreams Stephen Layton leads the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, in American a cappella works by Steven Stucky, Stephen Paulus, Frank Ferko, William Hawley, Healy Willan and others.

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Conductor Lawrence Loh previews the Pittsburgh Symphony's first "sensory-friendly" concert with special guests Joe Wos, cartoonist; Joe Negri, guitar; and stars from Pittsburgh CLO for "Singin' in the Rain."

Cynthia Koledo Almeida talks about her world premiere of the Alan Fletcher Oboe Concerto at Heinz Hall.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2015-2016 Season - Program 1 - Part 1
He’s one of classical music’s rising stars and you’ll hear him on the next Pittsburgh Symphony ...

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Classical Crossroads
Eileen Ivers
WQED-FM's Ben Burgess talks to fiddler Eileen Ivers about her musical background.  She performs at Hartwood ...

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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
Manfred Honeck - 9/23/15
Jim Cunningham talks to Maestro Manfred Honeck about this weekend's program of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.  ...

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Voice of the Arts
Violinist Sandro Leal Santiesteban
Violinist Sandro Leal Santiesteban talks about his program for the Pittsburgh Concert Society September ...

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