WQED Airdate: 10/02/2011

SMITH: The Star Spangled Banner
GANDOLFI: Selections from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

WQED Airdate: 10/09/2011

BARTOK: Piano Concerto No. 3
MOZART: Symphony No. 39
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

WQED Airdate: 10/16/2011

TOWER: For the Uncommon Woman
TOWER: Made in America
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1
DVORAK: Symphony No. 6
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Olga Kern, percussion

WQED Airdate: 10/23/2011

WEBER: Overture to Oberon  
TOWER: Sequoia
RAVEL: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloe
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Sarah Chang, violin

WQED Airdate: 10/30/2011

STRAVINSKY: Scherzo Fantastique
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7
SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1
SIBELIUS: Finlandia
Susanna Mälkki , conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

WQED Airdate: 11/06/2011

BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Haydn
DVORAK: Piano concerto in G minor
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1, "Spring"
Andres Schiff, piano
Mariss Jansons, conductor

WQED Airdate: 11/13/2011

BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
TOWER: Concerto for Clarinet
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Michael Rusinek, clarinet

WQED Airdate: 11/20/2011

VERDI: Requiem
Marina Prudenskaja, mezzo-soprano; Dimitri Pittas, tenor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director; Chatham Baroque
Liang Li, bass
Angela Meade, soprano
Manfred Honeck, conductor

WQED Airdate: 11/27/2011

DVORAK: Cello Concerto
STRAUSS, JR.: Overture to Die Fledermaus
STRAUSS, JR.: "Mein Herr Marquis" (Laughing Song) from Die Fledermaus
STRAUSS, JR.: Tic-Tac Polka from Die Fledermaus
STRAUSS: Spärenklängen (Music of the Spheres) Waltzes
LEHAR: "Vija " from The Merry Widow
STRAUSS: Plappermäulchen (Little Chatterbox Polka)
STRAUSS, JR.: “Spiel’ich die Unschuld vom Lande” (Audition Song) from Die Fledermaus
STRAUSS: Ohne Sorgen! (Without a Care!) Polka Schnell
LEHAR: “Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss” from Giuditta
STRAUSS, JR.: “Schwipslied” from A Night in Venice
STRAUSS, JR.: Radetzky-March
STRAUSS: Feuerfest (Fire Festival) Polka
Michelle Tarbox, soprano
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello
Rebecca Nelsen, soprano

WQED Airdate: 12/04/2011

MOZART: Symphony No. 40
HAYDN: Violin Concerto No. 1
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5
Arild Remmereit, conductor
Viviane Hagner, violin

WQED Airdate: 12/11/2011

BACH: Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4, "Italian"
Itzhak Perlman, conductor/violin

WQED Airdate: 12/18/2011

HANDEL: Messiah
Richard Hickox, conductor; Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano; Stanford Olsen, tenor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Chen Reiss, soprano
Eric Owens, bass

WQED Airdate: 12/25/2011

KORNGOLD: "Der Schneeman" - Prelude, Serenade, and Entr'acte 
TCHAIKOVSKY: Suite from "The Nutcracker;" 
LISZT: "The Shepherd's Song" and "The Three Kings" from Christus
James Conlon, conductor; Children's Festival Chorus; Christine Jordanoff, director

WQED Airdate: 01/01/2012

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo & Juliet for Soprano, Tenor and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini
James Flora, tenor; Anthony McKay, Ryan Melia, Sara Trapnell, actors
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Denis Matsuev, piano
Danielle Pastin, soprano

WQED Airdate: 01/08/2012

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Serge Zimmermann, violin

WQED Airdate: 01/15/2012

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Lars Vogt, piano

WQED Airdate: 01/22/2012

TOWER: Tambor
CHAUSSON: Poeme for Violin and Orchestra
RAVEL: Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird (1945 version)
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violin

WQED Airdate: 01/29/2012

MOZART:  Piano Quartet in G minor
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major
MOZART: Adagio in E Major
MOZART: Rondo in C Major
MOZART: Symphony No. 29 in A Major; S
MOZART: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major
Stewart Goodyear, piano.
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor

WQED Airdate: 02/05/2012

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano

WQED Airdate: 02/12/2012

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3
LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 2
STRASS: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano

WQED Airdate: 02/19/2012

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

WQED Airdate: 02/26/2012

PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf (text adapted by Peter Leo)
DEL TREDICI: Final Alice
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Hila Plitmann, soprano
David Conrad, narrator

WQED Airdate: 03/04/2012

TOWER: Stroke
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Helene Grimaud, piano

WQED Airdate: 03/11/2012

MAHLER: Kindertotenlieder
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano

WQED Airdate: 03/18/2012

WAGNER: Prelude to Lohengrin
FLETCHER: Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra (PSO Commission)
BARTOK: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
RAVEL: La Valse
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Nancy Goeres, bassoon

WQED Airdate: 03/25/2012

BRAUNFELS: Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Hector Berlioz
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano