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Chatham Baroque - Dec 16, 2016

Chatham Baroque presents a festive holiday program with Handel, Monteverdi and Scarlatti Saturday December 17 at Calvary Episcopal Church and Sunday the 18th at Chatham University in the Campbell Memorial Chapel. Hear them play live in the studio with live performances of  music by Legrenzi and Kapsberger previewing the program.

The Brass Roots - Dec 16, 2016

A preview of the new cd with the Brass Roots and Edward Allen Moore at East Liberty Church. Their East Liberty Christmas Concert has become a popular free annual event taking place Friday December 16 at 7:30.

Lesli Rotenberg - Dec 16, 2016

Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Children’s Media and Education at PBS, visited WQED this week to announce the WQED PBS Kids Channel launching January 16, 2017. Hear all about it in a conversation with Jim Cunningham

Judith O'Toole - Dec 16, 2016

Judith O'Toole, the Richard Scaife Executive Director of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, updates us on the latest from Greensburg. Among the topics is a show with Syl Damianos and Kathleen Mulcahy, the new facility and why you should visit.

Resonance Works Pittsburgh - Amahl and the Night Visitors - Dec 15, 2016

Members of Resonance Works Pittsburgh stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about their upcoming production of "Amahl and the Night Visitors" December 16th and 18th at Third Presbyterian Church.



Nathan Carterette & Quentin Kim - Dec 12, 2016

Pianist Nathan Carterette has championed the music of Korean composer Quentin Kim for over a decade since they worked together at Yale University. On Monday December 12 at 7:30 they will give a recital of chamber music at Carnegie Mellon University’s Kresge Theater with a reception to follow. Nathan and Quentin introduce Kim’s Piano Sonata and Preludes on the QED Morning show.

Rick Antolic - Nov 29, 2016

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham chats with artist Rick Antolic, who is designing a WQED coloring book!

Symphony Splendor - Nov 18, 2016

Symphony Splendor in Mount Lebanon’s Virginia Manor is a tour of historic homes with over 100 musicians performing Sunday November 20 in the afternoon. Organizer Millie Ryan of the Pittsburgh Symphony Association with Connie Philips of the Tuesday Musical Club and Executive Director of the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Association Louise Sturgess explain how it all came together.

Nmon Ford - Pittsbugh Opera's Salome - Nov 8, 2016

WQED-FM's Anna Singer talks with Nmon Ford about his role as Jochanaan in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Salome."

Michaele Martens - Pittsburgh Opera's "Salome" - Nov 8, 2016

Michaele Martens talks to WQED-FM's Anna Singer about her role as Herodias in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Salome."