Duo Pragma is the husband and wife team of violinist Andrew Giordano and pianist Nathália Kato. They will be joined by oboist Lenny Young for a recital on Friday July 7th, 7pm at Third Presbyterian Church. On the program, music by Edvard Grieg, Joseph Bologne, Ethel Smyth, and José White. They stopped by the studio to play some music live, as well as chat with WQED-FM's Anna Singer about the program.
Band of Brother's Shakespeare Company in Johnstown presents "As You Like It" at the Powell Stackhouse Park Pavilion in Johnstown July 13th-15th and 19th-22nd all at 7pm. Miranda Reynolds plays Rosalind, and Kieran Cullen plays Orlando.
Jim Cunningham interviewed Violinist and Musical Director of the Mexico City Philharmonic, Scott Yoo. They talked about PBS Great Performance Series "Now Hear This," which is hosted by Scott Yoo. They discussed Schumann's mental health, Andy Akiho's episode in the 4th season, and some information on the development of the 5th season, which will include an episode about child prodigies. It is streaming online and on the PBS App.
The Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra has been on tour in Portugal and were scheduled to play their final concert of the tour tonight. Before the concert, WQED-FM's Anna Singer spoke with PYSO Executive Director William Powers, Music Director Jacob Joyce, and violinist Sadie Navid. They each talked about the tour, the experience and the audience reactions.
The C Street Brass stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about their Band Pop up Concert on Sunday, July 9th at 4pm at Club Cafe with Cello Fury. They also briefly discussed other possible concerts of C Street during the summer in Schenley and Point Park, and played two pieces live in our studio.
The Bach, Beethoven and Brunch concert series continues this Sunday (July 2nd) with Klezlectic. Janice Coppola, clarinet, and Roger Day, tuba, stopped by WQED-FM to talk about what audience members can expect in this conversation with Anna Singer.