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Reinaldo Moya and Matthew Kraemer - Butler County Symphony - Oct 31, 2022

Composer Reinaldo Moya and Butler County Symphony Musical Director Matthew Kraemer, discuss their upcoming concert entitled, "Voices of Nature," on Saturday, November 5th at 7:30pm. This concert features the 2nd world premiere of Reinaldo's Dark Earth: Anthropogenic Amazon. Tickets available at butlersymphony.org

Daniel Nesta Curtis - Pittsburgh Philharmonic - Oct 31, 2022

Pittsburgh Philharmonic's Musical Director and CMU alumni, Daniel Nesta Curtis, discusses his upcoming concert, "Poetry in Music," on Sunday, November 6th at 4pm at the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center in Ross Township. Selections include William Grant Still's Poem for Orchestra and Dvorak's 8th Symphony. Tickets can be found at pghphil.org.

 

Manfred Honeck - Oct 27, 2022

Manfred Honeck discusses the program this weekend Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with Yefim Bronfman in the Mozart 22nd Piano Concerto, the Sibelius Second Symphony and the first Pittsburgh performance of the Open Mind by Rolf Martinsson. Manfred Honeck explains the power of the marillenmarmalade made of apricots from the Wachau valley in Austria and enjoys a sample given as a gift by his sister Elfi and brother in law Florian Partl. Maestro Honeck will play a concert for winners of the Nobel Prizes in Stockholm, Sweden in December and he recaps his visit to the Metropolitan Opera in his visit to the WQED-FM Morning Show with Jim Cunningham.

Yefim Bronfman - Oct 27, 2022

Yefim Bronfman has the detail on Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 which he plays with the Pittsburgh Symphony October 28, 29 and 30 at Heinz Hall. In the upstairs rehearsal room he tells Jim Cunningham how he made up his mind on selecting the new Steinway which debuts this weekend with Manfred Honeck; New York after the pandemic; Halloween decorations; and his premiere in Cleveland.  Plus, a look ahead at the rest of his winter season in this "At the Symphony" conversation.

Rachel Ellen Wong - Twelfth Night Ensemble - Oct 27, 2022

Twelfth Night Ensemble performs their "Flash and Elegance" concert at Shadyside Presbyterian Church on Saturday October 29th, 7:30pm as part of the Chatham Baroque/Renaissance and Baroque Concert Series.  Anna Singer spoke to Rachel Ellen Wong about what the audience can expect at the concert.  

 

 

Organist Vincent Dubois - Oct 27, 2022

Organ Artists Series guest organist Vincent Dubois joins Jim Cunningham to talk about his recital in Pittsburgh at St. Paul Cathedral in Oakland Friday night October 28 7:30pm   Bach is included in the French masterworks plus Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre for Halloween, Cesar Franck and Maurice Durufle. Dubois is one of the three organists at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. He discusses the state of the renovation which French President Emanuel Macron says will be finished by December of 2024. The accordion in his musical world, the French and Halloween and many other musical topics in this beautiful soufflé!  With Ken Danchik, Associate organist at St. Paul Cathedral, who teaches at the University of Pittsburgh.  He is Dean of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, teaches for the Pittsburgh Organ Academy, and is a charter member of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Pastoral Musicians.

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