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CD Spotlight

Yundi - Emperor | Fantasy Chinese pianist Yundi follows a series of Beethoven sonata albums with Beethoven's "Emperor" concerto, backed by the Berlin Philharmonic led by Daniel Harding, and Schumann's solo Fantasy in C Major.

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Conductor Lawrence Loh previews the Pittsburgh Symphony's first "sensory-friendly" concert with special guests Joe Wos, cartoonist; Joe Negri, guitar; and stars from Pittsburgh CLO for "Singin' in the Rain."


Cynthia Koledo Almeida talks about her world premiere of the Alan Fletcher Oboe Concerto at Heinz Hall.


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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 26 - Part 1
It's an all Richard Strauss program.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts “Don Juan” and the Suite ...

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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
Andres Orozco-Estrada
Guest conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada talks to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about this weekends concerts at Heinz Hall ...

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Voice of the Arts
Todd Wagner - Flood City Music Festival 2015
WQED-FM's Bryan Sejvar talks to Todd Wagner, Festival Chairman, about this year's Flood City Music Festival.  ...

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