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Jonathan Eaton - Pittsburgh Festival Opera - May 24, 2018

Jonathan Eaton artistic and general director of Pittsburgh Festival Opera fills us in on the plans for the 2018 season

N'At 28 - May 24, 2018

In celebration of Pittsburgh’s Pride Week, NAT 28 presents: A Polyphony of Pride, a concert of works by LGBTQ composers. Zoe Sorrell, Daniel Nesta Curtis, and Corrie Stallings discuss the upcoming event.

Teddy Abrams - May 24, 2018

Teddy Abrams, the Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra, talks about the orchestra's new CD "All In" which recently hit #1 in the Classical Billboard Charts.

 

 

Lindsey Goodman - May 11, 2018

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble Principal Flute Lindsey Goodman, who also holds the principal spot for the West Virginia Symphony, appears for Music on the Edge Saturday May 12 at 8pm at the Frick on the University of Pittsburgh campus to premiere her new cd "Returning to Heights Unseen," which includes the Wedding Prayer by David Stock and music by Pittsburgh based composers Roger Zahab and Roger Dannenberg. Hear all about the new cd and the latest from the flute world. 

Barbara Folb - Quinta Voce - May 11, 2018

Woodwind ensemble Quinta Voce joins with a new group, Unity Brass, for a free concert Saturday May 12th, 7:30pm at First Unitarian Church 605 Morewood with Ewald, Gershwin, Hallam and Mihaud. French Horn Barbara Folb fills in the story.

Three Rivers Young People's Orchestra - May 11, 2018

The Three Rivers Young People’s Orchestra presents their final concert this season Sunday May 13th at 7pm in Carnegie Music Hall. Violinist and cellist Maeve and Maighread Southard-Wray have the scoop. Youth Chamber Connection visit area libraries on Saturday!

Remake Learning Pittsburgh - May 11, 2018

270 events for parents and young people unfold May 17th through 25th in Remake Learning Days including puppet making with WQED in the spirit of Fred Rogers. Team member, spark plug and super mom Yu-Ling Cheng and Producer Dorie Taylor have the highlights.

Tuesday Musical Club - Horn A Plenty - May 11, 2018

The Tuesday Musical Club presents Horn A-Plenty with Jason Allison, French Horn, Laura Motchalov, violin and piano, Nanette Kaplan Solomon on Tuesday May 15th, 1 pm at Levy Hall of Rodef Shalom Temple with Brahms and Ewazen!  The trio reveals the beauty of the music and shares an in studio performance.

Elliot Dinkin - Cowden Associates - May 11, 2018

Cowden Associates President and CEO Elliot Dinkin has supported WQED-FM with a challenge grant for many years. Why? Elliot is a pianist studying with CMU’s Jeff Harris, his brother is a cantor, and he can figure out whether you are earning what you deserve!

Michael Hill - Chautauqua Institution - May 11, 2018

Michael Hill is in his second year as President of Chautauqua Institution. He explains the beauty of the arts explored by the Lake and why having an orchestra there is essential. He reveals his favorite don’t miss dates this summer and the special pleasures of July 21, 2018 -  WQED day.

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