Voice of the Arts

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Richard Dowling and Bryan Wright - Mar 21, 2016

Pianists Richard Dowling and Bryan Wright stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about Rivermont Records and their recent recordings of Gershwin and Joplin.

Ion Sound - Mar 21, 2016

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to some members of ION Sound about their concert on March 20, 2016 at Bellefield Hall.

Rachel Barton Pine - Mar 21, 2016

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine talked to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about her new CD "Testament."

Steve Hackman - Mar 21, 2016

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Steve Hackman, creative director of the Fuse@PSO series. They talk about the next Fuse concert on March 9th titled "Stravinsky's Firebird: Remix/Response."

Katie Ventura and Alena Lugovkina - Mar 21, 2016

Katie Ventura and Alena Lugovkina stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about their concert March 5th "Music for Mt. Lebanon" concert.

Entartete Musik - Mar 9, 2016

The Clarion Quartet with Pittsburgh Symphony members Jennifer Orchard, violin, Marta Krechkovsky, violin Bronwyn Banerdt, cello and Tatjana Mead Chamis viola discuss their concert of Honor and Remembrance March 14 7:30 at Bellefield Hall. The quartet plays the Waltz from Three Pieces by Erwin Schulhoff and excerpts from the Korngold Third String Quartet.

Nanette Kaplan Solomon - Mar 7, 2016

Pianist Nanette Kaplan Solomon stopped by WQED-FM to talk about her performance for the Tuesday Musical Club on March 8th.

Bell'Art Ensemble - Mar 3, 2016

The Bell'Art Ensemble performs two pieces live in the WQED-FM Performance Studio. Hear Carlos Guastavino's "Era un Dia de Lluvia" and Gustav Mahler's "Wer hat dies Leidsein erdacht?"

Pittsburgh Savoyards - Pirates of Penzance - Mar 3, 2016

Members of the Pittsburgh Savoyards stopped by WQED-FM to record some highlights from their upcoming production of "The Pirates of Penzance." You'll hear "When Fred'ric was a Little Lad;" "The Major General Song;" "The Pirate King;" "Oh is there not one Maiden Breast?;" "Poor Wand'ring One;" and "When you had left our Pirate Fold". The singers are Deborah Greenstein, Leon Zionts, Andy Hickly, Alec Donaldson, and Katie Manukyan. Matt Brown plays the piano.

The Bell Art Ensemble - Mar 2, 2016

Members of the Bell Art Ensemble stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about their weekend performance, as well as perform a few tunes live.

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