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Andres Franco - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Mixer - Jul 19, 2016

Pittsburgh Symphony Assistant Conductor Andres Franco discusses the Classical Mixer for the end of the summer season concert with the 1812 Overture, the correct tempo for the Brahms Third Symphony, sunsets at Hartwood Acres, the best coffee, composer of the year James Macmillan, concerts in Tulsa, Symphonic rappers and much more.

Giancarlo Guerrero - Jun 16, 2016

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero talks about the program of Adams, Strauss, Prokofiev and Copland. He also talks about his position at the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and if he has a 10-gallon hat and cowboy boots!

Noah Bendix-Balgley and Manfred Honeck - Jun 16, 2016

Noah Bendix-Balgley and Manfred Honeck stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the Season Finale weekend of concerts. Noah plays a couple short excerpts from his Klezmer Concerto that he will premiere.

Martin Grubinger - May 16, 2016

Jim Cunningham talks to guest percussionist Martin Grubinger about the Hartl Percussion Concerto he is performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, along with his thoughts on joining the PSO on their European Tour.

Carolyn Friedrich - May 16, 2016

A conversation with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Archivist Carolyn Friedrich.

Manfred Honeck - May 11, 2016

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about this weekend's concerts at Heinz Hall, as well as the upcoming European Tour.

Noah Bendix Balgley - May 6, 2016

Noah Bendix Balgley talks about the Klezmer concerto he will perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in June, as well as going on tour with the PSO in May.

Daniil Trifonov - May 6, 2016

Pianist Daniil Trifonov talks about his performance this weekend with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, as well as going on tour on the upcoming Pittsburgh Symphony European tour.

Manfred Honeck - May 4, 2016

Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director Manfred Honeck joined the QED Morning Show to talk about this weekend's concerts at Heinz Hall.

Cameron Carpenter - Apr 15, 2016

Organist Cameron Carpenter talks about his American premiere of the Rachmaninoff Paganini Rhapsody, Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra and George Gershwin for the theater organ, his youth in the town of Townville near Meadville, his custom designed instrument and much more.


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