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Shadyside Brass - 2019 Holiday Concert - Dec 13, 2019

The members of the Shadyside Brass stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about their concert on Saturday December 14th at Heinz Memorial Chapel.  

Barbara Burstin - "Sophie Masloff" - Dec 13, 2019

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews author Barbara Burstin about her new book about Sophie Masloff.

 

 

Edward Leonard and Kathleen Melucci - Lyric Voices - Dec 13, 2019

Friday December 13th at First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh, the Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh presents "Lyric Voices" with a program of music by Higdon, Delibes, Bartok and Grieg.  Plus, Kathleen Melucci plays the Boccherini Cello Concerto.  Kathleen and Edward Leonard stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the concert.

 

 

Six Appeal - Hillman Performing Arts Series - Dec 11, 2019

Back by popular demand, Six Appeal Vocal Band brings its fun, high-energy Ugly Sweater Party to Pittsburgh just in time for the holidays! This a capella performance of both traditional and contemporary holiday songs will have you dancing in the aisles.  The concert takes place at the Hillman Center for Performing Arts on Saturday December 14th at 7:30pm. 

RAD Interview - Lauren Bairnsfather - Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh - Dec 9, 2019

Lauren Bairnsfather talks about the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh; it's mission; the imporatance of RAD to it's operation; and much more.

 

 

RAD Interview - Lorraine Mszanski - South Park Theater - Dec 9, 2019

South Park Theatre Inc. was founded in 1995 and currently has eight main stage and five children’s theatre productions.The theatre is located right in South Park, in Allegheny County at the corner of Brownsville Road and Corrigan Drive. Our Main Stage (adult) Theatre sits nestled in the park’s pine trees and our Children’s Theatre stage is a unique, outdoor venue that is the perfect setting for children to enjoy quality, family-friendly theatre.  South Park Theatre's Lorraine Mszanski chats with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the mission of the Theatre.

 

 

Walter Morales - Edgewood Symphony Orchestra - Dec 6, 2019

December 7th, 2019, the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra performs "A Joyful Celebration" at First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood.  Music Director Walter Morales stopped by to talk about people will hear on the concert.

 

 

Nathan Carterette - Dec 2, 2019

Pianist Nathan Carterette performs at Rodef Shalom tonight in a concert of Prokofiev, Franck, Liszt, and Beethoven.   He stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk to Jim Cunningham about the concert, what he's up to these days, and about his new Bach Goldberg Variations CD.

 

RAD Interview - Wendy Burtner - Steeltown Entertainment - Nov 27, 2019

Wendy Burnter of Steeltown Entertainment stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the organization and their mission to help young filmmakers in the Pittsburgh Region.

 

 

Monique Mead - Beethoven Celebration - Nov 27, 2019

Violinist Monique Mead talks about her Beethoven 250th anniversary celebration during which she gave 50 performances of the Beethoven Violin Concerto. The grand finale and 50th concert is on Beethoven’s birthday, December 16th, at Carnegie Music Hall with the Edgewood Symphony and Walter Morales. There will be a short film about the project. Congolese musicians and the Bruderhof Community will be involved too.  

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