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A recap of the Vienna Residency

Jim Cunningham gives a recap of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's residency at the Musikverein in  Listen

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The Perlman Sound
A 3-CD tribute to violinist Itzhak Perlman on his 70th birthday (Aug 31) including his Sibelius and Korngold concerto recordings and "Zigeunerweisen" with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and a jazz piece with and by Andre Previn.
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PSO 2016 European Tour
Follow WQED Morning Show host Jim Cunningham as he covers the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2016 European Tour.

 

WQED Cultural Calendar

Venus in Fur
Thursday, Jun. 2 - Sunday, Jun. 26
Presenter: Pittsburgh Public Theater
A stage director anxiously searches for the perfect leading lady. An aspiring actress careens into the audition room, causing havoc and confusion. But in the course of an evening, while ...more info

Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up with Sculpture
Friday, Jun. 3 - Sunday, Sep. 11
We flip the switch on June 3 to unveil a new lighting exhibition co-curated by PGC Executive Director Heather McElwee and artist Susan Taylor Glasgow. It will feature new works ...more info

ManUp Pittsburgh
Saturday, Jun. 4 at 7:30 AM
Join Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin, Urban Impact, and over one thousand men for a dynamic day of worship, fellowship, coaching, breakout sessions, and great food! Up your game as a ...more info

Sugar and Spice Recital at Carnegie Music Hall
Saturday, Jun. 4 - Sunday, Jun. 5
Sugar and Spice, the Carnegie Performing Arts Center year end recital, will be presented Saturday, June 4, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m. at the Andrew ...more info

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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.