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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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Organist Johann Vexo
Friday, Sep. 30 at 7:30 PM
Presenter: Saint Paul Cathedral Concert Series
Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, in a free concert. Offerings are welcomed. ...more info

The Music of John Williams
Friday, Sep. 30 - Sunday, Oct. 2
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Soar to new heights with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the music from legendary composer John Williams’ well-known movie scores, including “Superman,” “Indiana Jones,” “Harry Potter” and many more! Plus, ...more info

Community Sing with Ysaye Barnwell
Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:00 PM
East Liberty Presbyterian Church announces the Cathedral Concerts 2016/2017 season. ...more info

To Carnegie with Love
Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 PM
To Carnegie with Love is a musical love letter that celebrates the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall's 115 years of service. Bell'Art Ensemble will take the audience on ...more info

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