Pianist Jan Lisiecki talks about his new Deutsche Grammophon recording of Mendelssohn with the Orpheas Chamber Orchestra. Speaking with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham, he also talks about making his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser spoke with Jim Cunningham about the American debut of "Thorgy and the Thorchestra" with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. In this interview, they discussed diversity in classical music, the role of humor in performance, and the impact of music on the lgbtq+ community.
Pianist Deanna Witkowski played music by Mary Lou Williams in the WQED-FM studio in advance of her all Williams concert June 23 at City of Asylum 6pm with bassist Jeff Grubbs and Tom Wendt, drums.
An interview with the Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, Anthony McGill.
The Shadyside Brass performs this Sunday (6/23) at Bach Beethoven and Brunch. The concerts are free and take place at Mellon Park, just off Fifth Avenue in Shadyside. WQED-FM's Aaron Lebovitz spoke with the members about their concert.
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks with Peggy Butler about the PA Firefly Festival, taking place this Saturday (June 22nd) in Kellettville, PA.