Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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Roger Zahab - Oct 2, 2019

Roger Zahab stopped by WQED-FM to tell us about the Music on the Edge concert taking place on October 5, 2019, 8pm at Bellefield Hall.   



Organist Richard Spotts - Oct 2, 2019

This November, the city of three rivers is to be favored with a full performance of L’Orgue Mystique, the chant-inspired suite of works by Charles Tournemire. Organist Richard Spotts will be performing from the collection on November 4 and again daily from November 9 to 17 at various churches in the Pittsburgh area.  Richard stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the concerts with Jim Cunningham.


Thomas Douglas - Bach Choir of Pittsburgh - 2019/2020 Season - Oct 2, 2019

Bach Choir Artistic Director Thomas Douglas spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about their upcoming season, along with the importance of supporting WQED-FM!


RAD Interview - Matthew Mehaffey - Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh - Oct 2, 2019

Matthew Mehaffey tells WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham all about their upcoming season, including their performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Choir's collaboration with Police drummer Stewart Copeland.



Michael McFaden and Lynette Garlan - Oct 2, 2019

October 11th through 20th, Pittsburgh Savoyards presents "Ruddigore" at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall.  Stage Director Michael McFaden and Production Manager Lynette Garlan stopped by to talk about the production.



RAD Interview - Beth Corning - Corning Works - Oct 2, 2019

CORNINGWORKS is a vehicle for the multi-disciplinary dancetheater productions by Beth Corning that combine sophistication, clarity of theatrical concepts, visceral choreography, and dynamic musicality. Humor co-exists with serious examination of such issues as art and myth, gender and aging. Beth visited WQED-FM to tell us more about CORNINGWORKS.



RAD Interview - Katharine Kelleman - Port Authority of Allegheny County - Oct 2, 2019

Katharine Kelleman became CEO of the Port Authority in 2018.  She discusses with Jim Cunningham her plans for the Port Authority; having Q the Music available to riders of the T; and the importance of RAD funding to their operation.



Chris Rawson - Off the Record 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

Chris Rawson stopped by WQED-FM to talk about Off the Record 2019, taking place at the Byham Theater on Thursday October 3, 8pm.  

RAD Interview - Dusty Kirk - Vice-Chair of the RAD Board - Sep 30, 2019

Vice-Chair of the RAD Board, Dusty Kirk, spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about RAD, it's 25 year history, and its plans for the future.



RAD Interview - Abby Lembersky & Tommy Nelson - City of Asylum - Sep 30, 2019

Learn all about City of Asylum from Abby Lembersky and Tommy Nelson.  City of Asylum creates a thriving community for writers, readers, and neighbors; provide sanctuary to endangered literary writers, so that they can continue to write and their voices are not silenced; and offers a broad range of literary programs in a variety of community settings to encourage cross-cultural exchange.