Biava Quartet - Feb 6, 2009

The Biava Quartet premieres David Stock's String Quartet No. 8 and a new work by Pittsburgh's Albert Glinsky on the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society's Bridges Series, which also offers standard repertoire. The Biava gives a sneak preview.

Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos - Feb 6, 2009

Spanish guest conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos shares insights on Ravel's Bolero and Lalo's Symphonie espagnole, which he conducts along with Beethoven's 8th Symphony in his Pittsburgh Symphony concerts.

Ruzich Recaps Quindlen - Jan 29, 2009

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

David Douglass of The King's Noyse - Jan 29, 2009

The director of The King's Noyse reveals whether his strings are really made of cat gut, and anticipates his ensemble's return for the 40th anniversary of Pittsburgh's Renaissance & Baroque series. David Douglass converses with Jim Cunningham for a January spotlight in PITTSBURGH magazine.

Yan Pascal Tortelier - Jan 29, 2009

The PSO's former Principal Guest Conductor returns to lead his own orchestration of Ravel's Piano Trio, along with Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Sibelius' The Swan of Tuonela, and Grieg's Piano Concerto with soloist Orion Weiss.

Friday Financial Update, Jan 29 - Jan 29, 2009

Classical QED 89.3's Executive Director, Susan Johnson, joins Jim Cunningham with the latest on the station's serious financial status.