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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Season - Program 5 - Part 1 - Nov 8, 2021

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra, Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and soloists in Verdi’s Requiem with its powerful Day of Wrath - Dies irae.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Season - Program 5 - Part 2 - Nov 8, 2021

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra, Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and soloists in Verdi’s Requiem with its powerful Day of Wrath - Dies irae.  

Daniel Meyer - Pittsburgh Symphony Pops - Nov 5, 2021

Daniel Meyer conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops Troupe Vertigo concert this weekend at Heinz Hall with Bizet's Carmen, Ravel's Bolero, music by Gimenez, Marquez and an overall Latin Spanish flavor. The acrobatics and the orchestra come together in a way that Maestro Meyer suggest is not to be missed. Daniel also runs down upcoming events on his calendar and why you should drive to the Warner Theater in Erie to hear his orchestra there.

Joseph Hall & John Shannon - Suite Life - Nov 5, 2021

WQED-FM is the official media sponsor for "Suite Life" - the 14th annual celebration of the namesakes of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty on November 27th. It's a jazz concert, panel discussion, VIP reception at Duolingo in their newly designed headquarters, and party featuring video images of Gene Kelly and Billy Strayhorn. Jim Cunningham speaks with Joseph Hall, the Executive Director of the theater and John Shannon, who curated the music for the concert and for the restaurant jazz happenings at Con Alma in Shadyside and downtown in the Cultural District.

Janet Stivanson - Tuesday Musical Club - Nov 5, 2021

Composer and keyboard artist, Janet Stivanson, talks about her life in music since graduation from Carnegie Tech and the long service she has given to South Avenue Methodist Church in Wilkinsburg. Janet has organized the Composer's Workshop with her music and her colleagues for Tuesday Musical Club November 9th at 1pm at Rodef Shalom Temple and on line from Youtube. 

Butler Symphony Orchestra - Nov 4, 2021

The Butler County Symphony Orchestra conducted by Matthew Kraemer presents Mozart's 40th Symphony, with music by Ginastera and Gabriela Lena Frank - Saturday night at the Butler Intermediate High School at 7:30pm. Executive Director John Furman joins Jim Cunningham and Matthew to talk about the special features of the concert, the great strides the orchestra has made in the past ten years, and where to get a good meal in Butler.

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