Weekend wrapup

Original airdate 
Sep 9, 2013

Paris, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. Jim Cunningham reports on three concerts of the Pittsburgh Symphony on tour with maestro Manfred Honeck. Co-principal clarinetist Thomas Thompson talks about changes in touring over four decades. You'll hear a section of Honeck's world-premiere suite from Janacek's "Jenufa." Yuja Wang shares the highlights of this PSO tour. Percussionist Feza Zweifel - a tour 'extra' musician - shows how he maintains dexterity in a 5-star hotel lobby, and Jim encounters CMU grad and former PSO staffer Florian Wiegand, who now works for the Salzburg Festival.

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Series: Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour