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@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.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Season - Program 26 - Part 1 - Oct 3, 2022

The Principal Trumpet of the orchestra is featured on this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.  Micah Wilkinson plays the Haydn Trumpet Concerto, and the Scherzo for Trumpet by Micah’s teacher Anthony Plog.  Plus, Kirill Karabits conducts the Pulcinella Suite by Stravinsky and the Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Season - Program 26 - Part 2 - Oct 3, 2022

The Principal Trumpet of the orchestra is featured on this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.  Micah Wilkinson plays the Haydn Trumpet Concerto, and the Scherzo for Trumpet by Micah’s teacher Anthony Plog.  Plus, Kirill Karabits conducts the Pulcinella Suite by Stravinsky and the Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2.

Eric Crosby - CMOA - Oct 3, 2022

Eric Crosby, the Henry J. Heinz II Director of Carnegie Museum of Art, stopped by WQED-FM to chat about the 58th Carnegie International and more in this conversation with Jim Cunningham.

 

Caron Daley - Sep 30, 2022

WQED-FM's Anna Singer speaks with Caron Daley, the Director of Choral Activities at Duquesne University.  Dr. Daley talks about Duquesne's new "Spirit of Pittsburgh" concert series.  The series celebrates Pittsburgh with specially curated concert programs featuring the musical, cultural, and historical traditions of our city featuring the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra, Choirs, Wind and Jazz Ensembles, as well as our jazz faculty.   

Byron Stripling - Pittsburgh Symphony Pops - Sep 29, 2022

Pittsburgh Symphony Pops presents "The Sounds of New Orleans" September 30th through October 2nd at Heinz Hall.  Principal Conductor Byron Stripling stopped by the QED Morning Show to tell Jim Cunningham all about the concerts this weekend.  

Matthew Kraemer & Hugh Panaro - Butler County Symphony Orchestra - Sep 29, 2022

WQED discusses the power of music, keeping track of schedules, and the Butler County Symphony's upcoming performance with Maestro Matthew Kraemer and Phantom of the Opera star Hugh Panaro. Butler County Symphony's "Bravo Broadway" concert stars West End Scarlett Strallen and Broadway Hugh Panaro in renditions of Broadway show tunes from Cole Porter to Little Shop of Horrors. The concert is Saturday, October 1st, from 7:30-9:30pm.

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