Voice of the Arts

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David Mahler - Nov 3, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews composer David Mahler about his piece "After the Traveler", which will be premiered by the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Roger Zahab on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

Thomas Douglas - Bach Choir of Pittsburgh - Oct 30, 2015

Thomas Douglas of the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh talks to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the choir's Season opening concert.

Jonathan Eaton - Oct 29, 2015

Jonathan Eaton gives the details on the Mildred Miller Opera Theater of Pittsburgh Competition - Saturday November 7th at the Mellon Institute Auditorium and Sunday November 8th at the Frick in Point Breeze.

Stephanie Burdo - Grape Discovery Center - Oct 22, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Stephanie Burdo of the Chautauqua County Visitor's Bureau about the Grape Discovery Center.

Johnstown Concert Series - Oct 22, 2015

The Johnstown Concert Series provides high quality chamber music performances of all styles to the Johnstown community. Jim Cunningham talks to the organizers of the series - Laura Williamson and Dr. Brian Ahlstrom.

Terrance Orr and Benjamin Pope - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre - Oct 22, 2015

Jim Cunningham interviews Pittsburgh Ballet Theater Artistic Director Terrence Orr and Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra guest conductor Benjamin Pope discusses Janacek’s Sinfonietta for Jiri Kylian’s ballet, Hershey Kay’s music for Western Symphony and the beauty of live music in the pit.

Charles and Rachel Stegeman - Oct 20, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham chats with Pittsburgh Ballet Theater Orchestra members Charles and Rachel Stegeman.

Henry Papale Interview - Oct 19, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews former Point Park professor and composer Henry Paspale. His work will be featured in a concert given by Eric Dzugan.

Franceso-Lecce Chong - Oct 19, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's new Assistant Conductor Francesco-Lecce Chong, who conducts the Wilkinsburg Family Concert this Thursday (October 22), along with the Fiddlesticks concert on Saturday afternoon (October 24).

Mark Delevan - Oct 12, 2015

Jim Cunningham talks to Mark Delevan, who is playing Nabucco in the Pittsburgh Opera production of the opera.