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CARNEGIE LIVE SERIES FROM CARNEGIE HALL IN NEW YORK MADE AVAILABLE ON CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 3, 2011

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

Maria Pisano
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

CARNEGIE LIVE SERIES
FROM CARNEGIE HALL IN NEW YORK
MADE AVAILABLE ON CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3


PITTSBURGH—Beginning this October Classical WQED-FM 89.3 will offer the American Public Media (APM) LIVE series called Carnegie Live.

The series of nine concerts will air on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 at 8 p.m. on various days starting October 11 and running through May 29, 2012. Carnegie Live is a series of LIVE national broadcasts from Carnegie Hall in New York City, America’s most famous stage. So sit-back and get ready to take in “the best concert events of the year without needing to travel to them.”

• Tuesday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
Join the Mariinsky Orchestra with Music Director and Conductor Valery Gergiev in performances of Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1, and a Concerto to be determined.

• Saturday, October 29 at 8 p.m.
Ivan Fisher, Music Director and Conductor of the Budapest Festival Orchestra along with Adras Schiff on piano present Bela Bartok’s Hungarian Peasant Songs and Piano Concerto No. 2 along with Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 9, “Great.”

• Wednesday, November 16 at 8 p.m.
The Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique led by Artistic Director and Director Sir John Eliot Gardiner will deliver an “All-Beethoven Program” that includes Egmont Overture, Symphony No. 4, and Symphony No. 7.

• Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 8 p.m.
Enjoy Leif Ove Andsnes on piano performing in concert Joseph Haydn’s Sonata in C minor, Bela Bartok’s Suite, Op. 14, Claude DeBussy’s Images, Book 1, and Frederic Chopin’s: Ballade in A-flat Major, Op. 47; Four Waltzes; Nocturne in B Major, Op. 62; and Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23.

• Saturday, February 25 at 8 p.m.
The Berliner Philharmoniker with Sir Simon Rattle, Music Director and the Westminster Symphonic Choir conducted by Joe Miller present Hugo Wolf’s Elfenlied, Der Feuerreiter, Fruhlingschor (from Manuel Venegas), and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2.

• Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m.
Conductor Lorin Maazel leads the Vienna Philharmonic in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 and The Ring Without Words from Maazel and Richard Wagner.

• Sunday, March 25 at 8 p.m.
Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. John Passion performed under the direction of Les Violins Du Roy Music Director and Conductor Bernard Labadie.

• Wednesday May 23 at 8 p.m.
The Cleveland Orchestra with Music Director and Conductor Franz Welser-Most present the New York premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s Laterna magica, Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83, and Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 in B-minor, Op. 54.

• Tuesday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Lang Lang on piano performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, Franz Schubert’s Sonata in B-flat Major, and Frederic Chopin’s Twelve Etudes, Op. 25.

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