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

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Denis Kozhuhkin - Jan 27, 2016

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to this weekend's pianist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Denis Kozhuhkin, making his Heinz Hall debut.

Gianandrea Noseda - Jan 27, 2016

Jim Cunningham interviews this weekend's guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda.

Yulianna Avdeeva - Dec 11, 2015

Pianist Yulianna Avdeeva talks to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about her performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5.

Paul Appleby - Dec 11, 2015

Tenor Paul Appleby discusses the Mozart Coronation Mass with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.

Conductor Jiri Belohlavek - Nov 12, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews conductor Jiri Belohlavek about this weekend's Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with Smetana's "Ma Vlast."

Leonard Slatkin - Oct 29, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Leonard Slatkin about this weekend's (10/30/15) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts. Maestro Slatkin will conduct Conrad Tao's "Pangu," George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F, and Strauss' "Symphonia domestica."

Conrad Tao - Oct 29, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews pianist and composer Conrad Tao. Tao performs with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra this weekend (10/30/15) in Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F. Plus, his work "Pangu" will be performed by the PSO, under the direction of Leonard Slatkin. Tao talks about this weekend's concert, as well as his new CD.

Igudesman and Joo - Oct 29, 2015

Classical music comedians Igudesman and Joo return to Heinz Hall for a Halloween concert. They stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the performance.

Manfred Honeck - 9/23/15 - Oct 5, 2015

Jim Cunningham talks to Maestro Manfred Honeck about this weekend's program of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Plus, he talks about meeting the Pope and his thoughts on the previous weekend's concerts with Daniil Trifonov.

Augustine Hadelich - 9/24/15 - Oct 5, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interview PSO guest violinist Augustine Hadelich, who talks about the Brahms Violin Concerto.


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