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Stephen Hough discusses the March 31 - April 1 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
Airdate: 2/10/2013

Leonard Slatkin discusses the March 30 - April 1 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
Airdate: 2/10/2013

PSO Soloists discuss the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
Airdate: 1/20/2013

Nikolaj Znaider discusses the March 2 & 4
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
Airdate: 1/13/2013

Nikolaj Znaider discusses the February 17-19
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
Airdate: 1/6/2013

During his November, 2011 visit with the Pittsburgh Symphony,
pianist Leif Ove Andsnes tells QED's Jim Cunningham about his February 15, 2012 recital at New York's Carnegie Hall.
Airdate: 11/25/2012

Lars Vogt discusses the February 10, 11 and 12 PSO Concert
Airdate: 12/9/2012

Conductor Juraj Valčuha discusses the January 13, 14 and 15 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
Airdate: 11/18/2012

The world's top percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie, makes her fourth Pittsburgh Symphony appearance to play "Spirit Voices" by PSO Composer of the Year Steven Stucky. She talked with Classical QED's Jim Cunningham at Heinz Hall on January 12, 2012.
Airdate: 11/18/2012

Steven Stucky discusses his World Premiere & PSO Commission piece
Airdate: 11/18/2012

Pianist Gabriela Montero discusses the November 18 - 20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts.
Airdate: 11/11/2012

Sir James Galway discusses the upcoming October 28 - 30, 2011 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert.
Airdate: 10/21/2012

Jim Cunningham interviews violinist Xiang Yu who performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra October 21 & 23.
Airdate: 10/14/2012

Jim Cunningham interviews conductor Xian Zhang who performed with the
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra October 21 & 23.
Airdate: 10/14/2012

Jim Cunningham interviews The Eroica Trio who performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra September 30 - October 2, 2011.
Airdate: 10/7/2012

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