Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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Unrehearsed Shakespeare Project - Jun 3, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to members of the Unrehearsed Shakespeare Project. They are presenting "Much Adoe about Nothing" beginning July 11th at locations around town.

Unseam'd Shakespeare Company's "Out of this Furnace" - Jun 1, 2015

WQED-FM's Bryan Sejvar talks to members of the Unseam'd Shakespeare Company's production of "Out of this Furnace" - the story of immigrant steelworkers and their families. Interviewed are director Lisa Ann Goldsmith, and actors Tammy Tsai, Charles Beikert, and Charles David Richards. The production runs from June 4th through the 27th, 2015 at the Studio Theater in the Cathedral of Learning.

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Live - May 18, 2015

WQED-FM's Live broadcast of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra from Heinz Hall on May 17, 2015.

Steve Kovac - Carnegie Science Center - May 14, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Carnegie Science Center Director of Visitor Services Steve Kovac, about the upcoming Omnimax program "D Day: Normandy 1944", opening May 15th.

Elliot Dinkin - Cowden Associates - May 14, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews Cowden Associates President and CEO Elliot Dinkin about their support for WQED-FM.

Geneva College International Music Festival - 2015 - May 11, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Dr. Nanette Solomon and Dr. Sha Wang about the Geneva International Piano Institute taking place July 18-26 at Geneva College.

George Casselberry - May 6, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to George Casselberry, composer of "Woodlands Music" which will be performed by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra on Saturday May 9th, 3pm at Thiel College.

Michael Gelfand - Greenville Symphony Orchestra - May 6, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunninghm interviews Michael Gelfand, Music Director of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, about their concert this Saturday, 3pm at Thiel College.

Ping & Chatham Baroque - May 1, 2015

The superb madrigal quintet Ping, founded at CMU, joins Chatham Baroque in Monteverdi's "The Battle of Tancredi and Clorinda," Apr 30 to May 3, 2015. Chatham Baroque violinist Andrew Fouts and the singers of Ping preview their performance in a conversation with WQED-FM intern (and CMU voice student) Zach Mendez and with madrigals sung by Ping in our studio.

Mimi Jung Interview - Apr 30, 2015

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to violinist Mimi Jung, a student of Cyrus Forough at CMU, who is heading off to the Queen Elizabeth of Belgium Competition in Brussels.