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Andres Cardenes and Dmitri Papadimitriou

Pianist Dmitri Papadimitriou and CMU Director of Orchestral Activities Andres Cardenes discuss the  Listen

Manfred Honeck

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck stopped by the QED Morning Show  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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Piano artist recital by Dr. Shelley Hanmo Qian
Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4:00 PM
Shelley, an award winning piano artist and current teaching assistant at Indiana University Jacobs School performs an outstanding recital of works by Schubert, Ravel, Gubaidulina, and Liszt. She also premieres ...more info

Jazzlive Michele Bensen
Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5-8 PM
Jazzlive, TrustArts.org, 412-456-6666 ...more info

J.S. Bach's Wedding Cantata and Music of his German Forebears
Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 PM
Chatham Baroque Announces 2016/2017 Season: A Grand Tour of Baroque Europe. Ticket information see www.chathambaroque.org ...more info

Poets of the Piano-II. Baroque Fantasies
Friday, Oct. 7 at 12:10-1:00 PM
The second program in this series features music inspired by the Barque. Liszt-"Prelude on Weinen Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen". Liszt-"Fantasia and Bugue on Bach". Ravel-"Le tombeau de Couperin". ...more info

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