Pianists Samuel Oram and Eric Clark join Carnegie Mellon Baroque directed by Stephen Schultz in the opening Allegro movement of J. S. Bach's Concerto in C Major, BWV 1061. Carnegie Mellon Baroque gives historically-informed performances on modern instruments.
Michael Medved, syndicated radio host and film critic, talks with Jim Cunningham about television, movies and politics. Cunningham will introduce Medved for the Pittsburgh Speakers Series at Heinz Hall on Wednesday, February 28, 2007.
L. Paul Bremer, Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, tells Jim Cunningham about his experiences in trying to rebuild Iraq.
Pianist Emanuel Ax and guest conductor Jahja Ling joined forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony in the Brahms Piano Concerto #1 at Heinz Hall, February 9th -11th, 2007 at Heinz Hall. Stephen Baum began a backstage discussion between soloist and conductor.
John Goldsmith leads the Heinz Chapel Choir at the University of Pittsburgh in his arrangement of the traditional â€œO Come, O Come Emanuel.â€
When guest conductor Arild Remmereit made his Pittsburgh Symphony debut in 2005 on one week's notice, the New York Times called Remmereit “the hottest conductor you've never heard of.” He'd just covered for Christoph von Dohnanyi at La Scala and for Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos. In February, 2007, the Norwegian Remmereit conducted Hummel's Trumpet concerto, Peer Gynt by Grieg, and Carl Nielsen's first Symphony.