A historic organ concert features the restored 1895 "Farrand & Votey pipe organ at the landmark Calvary United Methodist Church in Allegheny West. Brian Burns and David Bridge will perform favorites from classical to contemporary, including Bach and Pachebel. There will be a free-will offering at intermission to help support the Calvary Choir on their journey to perform the Messiah at Carnegie Hall in New York City this November over Thanksgiving weekend. For more information, please visit: https://calvarypgh.com/music/carnegie-hall.php
Organist and Director of Music at the Mt. Lebanon Lutheran Church, Christopher Keenan, and Director of Music at the St. Paul Cathedral, Brian Gurley, talks about Chris's upcoming concert this Sunday, July 30th at 3:30pm as a part of the Cathedral's ongoing Organ Concert Series. Chris will be playing Eugene Gigout's Toccata in B minor, Buxtehude's Great Toccata in d minor, and Bach's Partita on Sei gegrusset. Chris Keenan also discusses his foray into medical school at University of Pittsburgh while still playing the organ. The concert is free to attend. Visit https://saintpaulcathedral.org/ to learn more
Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Keith Kaiser, discusses how the Garden brings nature and joy to people in the Greater Pittsburgh Community with programs for the young and old, and their award as a Community Champion. Visit https://pittsburghbotanicgarden.org/ to view programs, hours, and ticket prices.
Chairman of the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival, Ronald Carnevali, discussed the upcoming music festival which runs next weekend, August 4th and 5th, in this Voice of the Arts podcast. Discover the all-star line up for this year's festival including headliners Los Lobos and Keller Williams' Grateful Grass featuring The Hillbenders with smaller groups such as Johnstown based The Evergreens and The Platelets. Two nights of Americana music with some of the best bands. Visit www.floodcitymusic.com to learn more and see ticket prices.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor Moon Doh stopped by the QED Morning Show with Jim Cunningham to talk about the "Summer Shorts" series of concerts the orchestra is doing this summer.
WQED-FM's Anna Singer spoke with Artistic Director of Quantum Theatre, Karla Boos. They talk about Quantum's upcoming performance of Hamlet at the Carrie Blast Furnace from August 4th-27th. They will have a special matinee of the performance on the 23rd at 11am.