Podcasts

@theSymphony

Conductors, soloists and composers involved in making great Pittsburgh Symphony performances talk about their music.

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Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

A complete two hour concert hosted by Jim Cunningham. Listen for interviews and features, historic recordings and the latest weekly concerts from Heinz Hall. 

Encore

Did you miss a recent live broadcast? Or do you just want to hear it again? Relive recent WQED-FM live broadcasts on the Encore podcast page. Stream full length broadcasts by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and others.

Classical Crossroads

Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. As Duke Ellington said "There are only two types of music: good music and the other stuff." Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

Jim Cunningham reports from the PSO's domestic and international tours.

Manfred Honeck - Fidelio - Jan 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director talks about this weekend's performances of Beethoven's "Fidelio."

 

 

Kyle Simpson & Margaret Forbes - Jan 23, 2020

Kyle Simpson leads his orchestra to accompany two silent films from Georges Melies' "A Trip to the Moon" and "The Kingdom of Fairies" at the Carnegie in Carnegie, PA on Saturday January 26th at 7:30pm. Music Hall Director Melanie Paglia, Executive Director Maggie Forbes and composer and conductor Kyle Simpson join Jim Cunningham with a preview.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2019-2020 Season - Program 15 - Part 2 - Jan 22, 2020

This week’s program features Augustine Hadelich playing “Concentric Paths” by Thomas Ades, along with the Mozart Violin Concerto No. 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2019-2020 Season - Program 16 - Part 1 - Jan 22, 2020

It's classical music’s greatest hit with a world premiere as Principle Bassoon Nancy Goeres and Principle Clarinet Michael Rusinek play the Double Concerto by Jonathan Leshnoff.  And Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony, Mendelssohn Choir and soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2019-2020 Season - Program 16 - Part 2 - Jan 22, 2020

It's classical music’s greatest hit with a world premiere as Principle Bassoon Nancy Goeres and Principle Clarinet Michael Rusinek play the Double Concerto by Jonathan Leshnoff.  And Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony, Mendelssohn Choir and soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2019-2020 Season - Program 15 - Part 1 - Jan 22, 2020

This week’s program features Augustine Hadelich playing “Concentric Paths” by Thomas Ades, along with the Mozart Violin Concerto No. 2.

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