Voice of the Arts

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Sylvia Berry - Oct 4, 2019

One of North America’s leading exponents of the fortepiano, Sylvia Berry makes her Pittsburgh debut with sonatas by Haydn, Clementi, and J.C. Bach, and Beethoven’s Variations on “God Save the King,” performed on an original John Broadwood & Son fortepiano.   WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham spoke with Sylvia about the concert.



Organist Janette Fishell - Oct 4, 2019

The Organ Artists Series (OAS) of Pittsburgh will present organist Dr. Janette Fishell in concert on Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., at Saint Paul Cathedral. The concert will be co-presented with the Saint Paul Cathedral Concert Series.  Janette stopped by the QED Morning Show to talk about the concert.



RAD Interview - Colleen Doyno - Pittsburgh Musical Theater - Oct 4, 2019

Pittsburgh Musical Theater was founded in 1990 with the vision of creating a regional musical theater company committed to creating quality productions featuring the best of Pittsburgh's own professional talent at a price affordable to all residents, especially children and families.  Executive Artistic Director Colleen Doyno spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the Theater and it's upcoming season.



David Smith - Oct 4, 2019

David Smith chats with Jim Cunningham about his recent Clara Schumann concerts "Passion and Song: The Voice of Clara Schumann", which took place at Third Presbyterian Church on September 21, 2019.

RAD Interview - Kevin Jenkins - Manchester Bidwell Corporation - Oct 4, 2019

Kevin Jenkins, the President and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation, stopped by to talk about the organization, the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, and the importance of RAD funding.  

Serena Bond & Laura Steffanina - Oct 4, 2019

Get to know the WQED Customer Service folks!   Jim Cunningham interviews Serena Bond and Laura Steffanina, who will answer any of your WQED-FM questions with a smile!!



Chris Fennimore - Oct 3, 2019

WQED's Chris Fennimore stopped by the radio station to tell us about his new book - "Stuffed: Luscious Filled Treats from Savory to Sweet."

Roger Zahab - Oct 2, 2019

Roger Zahab stopped by WQED-FM to tell us about the Music on the Edge concert taking place on October 5, 2019, 8pm at Bellefield Hall.   



Organist Richard Spotts - Oct 2, 2019

This November, the city of three rivers is to be favored with a full performance of L’Orgue Mystique, the chant-inspired suite of works by Charles Tournemire. Organist Richard Spotts will be performing from the collection on November 4 and again daily from November 9 to 17 at various churches in the Pittsburgh area.  Richard stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the concerts with Jim Cunningham.


Thomas Douglas - Bach Choir of Pittsburgh - 2019/2020 Season - Oct 2, 2019

Bach Choir Artistic Director Thomas Douglas spoke with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about their upcoming season, along with the importance of supporting WQED-FM!