Dance Alloy Theater's 35th Fall Concert - Dec 1, 2010

Artistic Director Greer Reed-Jones presents a retrospective honoring this repertory company's previous artistic directors and dancers. She tells Stephen Baum about a work that premiered on Mister Rogers, a nontraditional Swan Lake, and her own work that combines photos, video, text and dance into a 10-minute tribute to her predecessors danced by the company's two veterans and three new members.

Carnegie Mellon Holiday Concert - Dec 1, 2010

Robert Page conducts the Carnegie Mellon Concert Choir, Repertory Chorus and Philharmonic live on QED 89.3 at noon, Friday, December 3, repeating that evening at 7. Maestro Page gives QED's Stepohen Baum a preview.

Johannes Moser - Nov 29, 2010

The German cellist with Canadian roots makes his Heinz Hall debut in Dvorak's Cello Concerto. He talks about a lost love immortalized by Dvorak, Victor Herbert's influence on Dvorak, and favorite moments in this concerto. On the personal side, Moser talks about his family, his work with a German poet and a toy pianist, and his recent conquest of the Alps on a mountain bike.

Joan Tower - Nov 19, 2010

The PSO's Composer of the Year talks about working with conductor Leonard Slatkin, an early champion of her music, and about her Clarinet Concerto, Tambor, Made in America, Sequoia, Fanfares for the Uncommon Woman, and the PSO-commissioned Stroke which will premiere in May, 2011.

Dr. Ben Carson - Nov 19, 2010

Renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson reveals how the arts helped him gain admission to the schools that mattered, and takes questions from the Pittsburgh Speakers Series audience at Heinz Hall on Nov. 17, 2010.

Ruzich Recaps Carson - Nov 18, 2010

Dr. Connie Ruzich recaps remark by renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series, presented at Heinz Hall by Robert Morris University.