Artistic Director of Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble Kevin Noe joins soprano Lindsay Kesselman for concerts at City Theater starting July 12 and the screenings of the Little Grey Cat and The Flounder by Kieren Macmillan at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville with headphones for binaural sound. The detail is in this conversation with Jim Cunningham. You’ll hear all about the PNME visit to the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland and the composers who will be featured in concerts this season.
Pittsburgh Festival Opera presents two Mrs. Rogers Operas, "Windstorm in Bubbleland" and "Spoon Mountain," beginning July 13th at the Falk Auditorium at Winchester Thurston School. Stage Director Tome Cousin and Music Director Robert Frankenberry stopped by WQED-FM to chat with Anna Singer about the opera's.
Lynette Garlan of the Pittsburgh Savoyards, stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the importance of RAD funding for their organization.
French Horn phenome Shanyse Strickland plays Thursday July 11 at 8pm for Chamber Music Pittsburgh Just Summer series at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty’s Ace Hotel. Shanyse combines Mozart Tchaikovsky and Mahler with Anita Baker, neo soul, samba and jazz moods hoping the summer audience will find new sounds to enjoy. Shanyse tells her story of working with the Pittsburgh Symphony’s Zachary Smith at Duquesne University, her work at Youngstown State and growing up in Akron. The conversation includes observations on getting more colorful representation in the classical music world and where Shanyse is headed next.
Organist Michael Hammer stopped by WQED-FM to talk about his upcoming concert at St. Paul Cathedral on July 14th.
Enjoy a free concert of circus music on Saturday July 20th at the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Auditorium at 3pm. Lynette Garlan and Michael Perry stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the event.