Voice of the Arts

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Violinist Monique Mead - May 8, 2014

Violinist Monique Mead and conductor Walter Morales preview the May 10th Edgewood Symphony concert featuring Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and "Pathetique" Symphony. Monique is the wife of former PSO Concertmaster Andres Cardenes, and sister of PSO Associate Principal violist Tatjana Mead Chamis.

Christine Jordanoff - May 8, 2014

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Christine Jordanoff, as she retires after nearly 30 years as Artistic Director of the Children's Festival Chorus of Pittsburgh.

Andrew Swenson - May 8, 2014

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Pittsburgh Music Alliance Program Administrator Andrew Swenson about their upcoming "Festival of Bach." The Festival of Bach is a 12 hour continuous program of Bach's music on Saturday May 10th at Calvary Episcopal Church.

Betsy Burleigh - May 7, 2014

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh Music Director Betsy Burleigh about the upcoming concert in New York City, as part of the Spring for Music Festival with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Philip Glass Interview Part 1 - Apr 25, 2014

On Friday April 25th, 2014, American composer Philip Glass stopped by WQED-FM to discuss the upcoming Pittsburgh Opera Production of his opera "Orphee." The interview also talks about his movie music as well as his time in Pittsburgh as "Composer in Residence" with the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Philip Glass Interview Part 2 - Apr 25, 2014

On Friday April 25th, 2014, American composer Philip Glass stopped by WQED-FM to discuss the upcoming Pittsburgh Opera Production of his opera "Orphee." The interview also talks about his movie music as well as his time in Pittsburgh as "Composer in Residence" with the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Eugene Alcalay - Apr 24, 2014

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interview Eugene Alcalay about the upcoming memorial concert for former PSO member Linda Fischer.

Anne Metzger Conversation - Apr 9, 2014

Jim Cunningham talks to Carnegie Science Center Co-Director Anne Metzger.

Richard Rauh - Apr 9, 2014

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham has a conversation with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra patron Richard Rauh.

Robert Moir - Music 101 - 4/7/14 - Apr 7, 2014

Robert Moir, Senior Vice President of Artistic Planning & Audience Engagement of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra discusses the next Music 101 discussion. The topic is how to put a music season together.

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