Program Chair Dr. Nanette Kaplan Solomon sat down with WQED to talk about Tuesday Musical Club and their upcoming concert on Tuesday, October 11th at 1 pm in the Rodef Shalom's Levy Hall. The concert is free to attend and is livestreamed on Youtube.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Guest Conductor Fabien Gabel spoke to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about this weekend's concerts with music by Ravel, Moussa, Chausson, and Stravinsky.
This weekend's Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts feature violinist Karen Gomyo playing Chausson's Poeme for Violin and Orchestra, as well as the US Premiere of the Violin Concerto by Samy Moussa. Karen spoke to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the pieces.
Mark Rylance is a famed British actor, playwright, and theatre director. He's also the husband of Claire van Kampen who is directing Quantum Theater's production of Idaspe, taking place at the Byham Theater from October 7th through the 15th. Mark stopped by WQED-FM to talk to Anna Singer about Idaspe and more.
Resonance Works opens it's 10th Anniversary season with "I Am a Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams," Friday October 14th at 8pm and Sunday October 16th, 3pm at Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. Artistic and General Director Maria Sensi Sellner, along with cast members stopped by WQED-FM to talk to Anna Singer about the production.
Aria Parlock is a 12-year-old literary artist from Johnstown, PA. She recalls that she first became interested in poetry in 3rd grade. Now as a pre-teen, Aria wants to use the book she is in the process of publishing, with the help of her mom, to spread positivity and laughter to her readers. Kamera Dorsey sits down to chat with Aria about what inspires her, how poetry has helped her through tough times and her encouragement for students who also want to follow their dreams!