Stranded with the PSO in NYC by the snow, Jim brings us an interview with noted culture critic John Simon, a word from composer Alan Fletcher, and a bit of Mahler from the orchestra's Tuesday night concert at Carnegie Hall.
Andrew Swensen of Pittsburgh Filmmakers describes the documentary "La Danse," an inside look at the Paris Opera Ballet; and the upcoming schedule of Oscar contenders.
Jim Cunningham heads for two NYC cultural landmarks before the PSO's Tuesday rehearsal and concert at Carnegie Hall. He meets Richard Armstrong, now director of the Guggenheim, and takes in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Met.
Having escaped "Snowmageddon" in Pittsburgh, which forced a rare concert cancellation at Heinz Hall, the Pittsburgh Symphony may be stranded in New York after tonight's Carnegie Hall concert as another storm blankets the East. Jim talks with Zachary and Eli Smith.
On arrival with the PSO for a Carnegie Hall concert, Jim Cunningham reports on his visit to the Guggenheim, and talks with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter about the legendary hall where the PSO makes its first appearance with Honeck as Music Director.
Music historian and pianist Benjamin Binder begins a series of Romantic art song recitals at Duquesne University with Schumann's "Myrthen" on Feb. 16, 2010 to mark the composer's bicentennial year.