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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  Listen

Manfred Honeck - 9/23/15

Jim Cunningham talks to Maestro Manfred Honeck about this weekend's program of Bach, Beethoven and  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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Verdi's Nabucco
Saturday, Oct. 10 - Sunday, Oct. 18
Presenter: Pittsburgh Opera
Mark Delavan (Falstaff, Rigoletto, and Scarpia) returns as Nabucco in this epic story of the Jews in exile in Babylon. Impressive and affecting projections accompany this big, traditional production containing ...more info

Durufle Requiem
Sunday, Oct. 11 at 3:00 pm
Presenter: Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
The Mendelssohn Choir's 2015-2016 season opens with Maurice Durufle's soulful Requiem, conducted by Music Director Betsy Burleigh. Durufle completed the Requiem in 1947, and dedicated the piece to the memory ...more info

Carnegie Mellon University Contemporary Ensemble
Sunday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 pm
Presenter: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Daniel Nesta Curtis directs the Carnegie Mellon University Contemporary Ensemble in Derek Bermel's Canzonas Americanas (2010), Donnacha Dennehy's As An Nos (2009), and Magnus Lindberg's Souvenir (2010). ...more info

John Irving
Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8:00 pm
Presenter: Pittsburgh Speakers Series
Irving achieved critical and popular acclaim with his 1978 novel The World According to Garp. Several of his 14 novels have been bestsellers, and five have been adapted to film, ...more info

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