Podcasts

Walter Morales - Edgewood Symphony Orchestra - Jun 16, 2022

Walter Morales of the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra stopped by WQED-FM to talk about their Bach, Beethoven and Brunch performance on Sunday June 19th from 10:30am until noon at Mellon Park in Shadyside. Walter talks about the program, playing outside, and the concerts they're giving this summer. 

Kristen Linfante - Chamber Music Pittsburgh - Jun 15, 2022

Kristen Linfante, Executive Director of Chamber Music Pittsburgh, discusses the 60th anniversary celebration with the Dover Quartet June 26 playing Amy Beach and Beethoven in a new venue This Is Red with a focus on the young people who are helped by Chamber Music Pittsburgh enjoying use of an instrument lending library and instruction from Hope Academy. Also cause for happiness is a move to a new concert hall, the PNC Theater at Point Park University downtown, three Just Summer concerts, Pittsburgh Performs and much more. The tickets for the gala are somewhat pricey given that so many Chamber Music Pittsburgh events are free or very inexpensive but the 60th anniversary is once in a lifetime and you are helping the next generation become turned on to the power of music.  Kristen tells Jim Cunningham she hopes you will stretch the budget and join her June 26.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Radio Season - Program 10 - Part 1 - Jun 14, 2022

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart’s Symphony No. 31, nicknamed “Paris.”   Plus, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra in Haydn’s Mass in the Time of War.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Radio Season - Program 10 - Part 2 - Jun 14, 2022

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart’s Symphony No. 31, nicknamed “Paris.”   Plus, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra in Haydn’s Mass in the Time of War.

Manfred Honeck - Jun 10, 2022

The Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Manfred Honeck talks with Jim Cunningham about the program for the weekend of June 10th with three pieces written for or first heard in America. The first Pittsburgh performance of the Dvorak Te Deum, the Poulenc Gloria inspired by Benedictine Monks playing soccer in 1961 both sung by the Mendelssohn Choir, and Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto with Beatrice Rana. Maestro Honeck says he enjoys the time on the plane to study his music and he enjoyed his recent tour with the Orchestra of Paris, having his son Joachim in town, how delighted he was with the Beethoven Symphony complete series this Spring and how thrilled he is with the general state of affairs even following a pandemic.

Sarah Aziz - Three Rivers Arts Festival - Jun 9, 2022

Sarah Aziz, Director of the Three Rivers Arts Festival, speaks with WQED-FM intern Flora Kelly about this year's arts festival, and what she loves most about the work that she does. The Three Rivers Arts Festival is taking place from Friday, June 3rd, through Sunday, June 12th in the cultural district of downtown Pittsburgh. 

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