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Oscar Swan

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Oscar Swan, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at  Listen

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews conductor Jiri Belohlavek about this weekend's Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with  Listen

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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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The WQED Morning Show
Start your day with Jim Cunningham, guests and your favorite music every weekday from 6-10 am!
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Conductor Leonard Slatkin discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.


Pianist Conrad Tao discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.



WQED Cultural Calendar

A Waltz Tradition
Friday, Nov. 27 - Sunday, Nov. 29
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Manfred Honeck serves up his Thanksgiving weekend - a cornucopia of waltzes and polkas by the Strauss family. Pittsburgh Symphony principal clarinetist Michael Rusinek will also be featured in Rossini's ...more info

Dennis Ross
Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8:00 pm
Presenter: Pittsburgh Speakers Series
Ross has played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process as the point man for Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. With ...more info

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