Podcasts

Beethoven's Oboe Concerto - Mar 18, 2009

Pittsburgh Symphony co-principal oboist James Gorton discusses Beethoven's long-lost oboe concerto. Gorton will premiere Renate Rosenblatt's reconstruction of the slow movement with the Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra,

Yuja Wang - Mar 6, 2009

The diminutive 22 year old Chinese pianist Yuja Wang makes an impressive Pittsburgh Symphony debut in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto #2 with guest conductor Hannu Lintu. She talks about her work with Charles Dutoit, the teachers she shares with Lang Lang, and what's on her iPod.

Ruzich Recaps Woodward - Mar 5, 2009

A summary of Bob Woodward's appearance at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series. Robert Morris University's Dr. Connie Ruzich talks with QED's Jim Cunningham, emcee of the series.

Forum: Arts in Tough Economic Times - Mar 4, 2009

Pittsburgh Arts funders, organizations and individuals gathered at a public forum organized by the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council to discuss their financial outlook and future strategies. Date: March 3, 2009.

Hannu Lintu - Mar 4, 2009

Relatively-unknown Finnish conductor Hannu Lintu makes his Pittsburgh Symphony debut on late notice in a program of Debussy, Prokofiev and Stravinsky that was intended for maestro Charles Dutoit. Jim Cunningham meets Hannu Lintu backstage at Heinz Hall.

Ion Sound Project - Mar 2, 2009

Keep your eye on Ion Sound Project, melding contemporary and 20th century music with a variety of artistic disciplines. Ion Sound members tell Jim Cunningham about their work with Pittsburgh' KnotDance.

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