Audio On Demand

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WQED audio on demand

Encore Encore
Chautauqua Opera's "Macbeth" - 2015
WNED's Ed Simone hosts Chautauqua Opera's performance of Verdi's "Macbeth" from July, 2015.   ...

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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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national audio on demand

Composer's Datebook Composers Datebook
This daily two-minute program is designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present. get podcast

News From Lake WobegoneThe News from Lake Wobegon
Each week, Keillor shares with listeners the latest news and views from the little town where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average." get podcast

featured specials

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  • WQED first told her story in "Portraits for the Home Front." Now the legacy of Elizabeth Black continues in a new documentary.