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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

Hosted by WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham and CMOA's Dana Bishop-Root, Artists in the World uplifts artistic voices and explores multiple histories, geographies, and current events.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

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

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Latest Episodes:

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2022-2023 Season - Program 18 - Part 2 - Feb 6, 2023

Yefim Bronfman returns to Heinz Hall to play the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 22.  Plus, Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Martinsson’s “Open Mind” and the Sibelius Symphony No. 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2022-2023 Season - Program 18 - Part 1 - Feb 6, 2023

Yefim Bronfman returns to Heinz Hall to play the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 22.  Plus, Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Martinsson’s “Open Mind” and the Sibelius Symphony No. 2.

Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh - Feb 3, 2023

Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh presents "Swept Away" this weekend - Saturday February 4th at Rodef Shalom and Sunday  February 5th at Calvary United Methodist Church. The program features music by Arnold and Haydn, as well as a world premiere by Alyssa Wang.  Alyssa joined conductor and Artistic Director Edward Leonard, and Executive Director Andrew Swenson on the QED Morning Show with Anna Singer to talk about the piece and the program in general.  

Chatham Baroque - Feb 2, 2023

Anna Singer spoke with members of Chatham Baroque about their upcoming concerts titled "The Isle of Delos," Saturday February 4th at Calvary Episcopal Church and Sunday February 5th at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Butler County Symphony Orchestra - Feb 2, 2023

Conductor Matthew Kraemer and cellist Nicholas Canellakis talk about this Saturday's Butler County Symphony Orchestra concert, taking place at the Butler Intermediate High School, 7:30pm.  

Matthias Goerne - Feb 2, 2023

Pittsburgh Symphony soloist Baritone Matthias Goerne, described by many as the greatest singer in the lieder world today and one of the greatest operatic stars, speaks backstage minutes after his rehearsal of Wotan’s Farewell by Richard Wagner which he sings this weekend with music from Tristan und Isolde and The Flying Dutchman next to the Beethoven ‘s Fifth Symphony - February 3rd ,4th and 5th at Heinz Hall. He talks in detail about the program, the special challenges of singing Wagner, his teacher Dietrich Fischer Dieskau, about his new CD for Deutsche Grammophon, Schubert Revisited and about his decades long friendship with Manfred Honeck.

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