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Robert Page on the 07 CMU Holiday Concert - Dec 5, 2007

Conductor Robert Page previews his 2007 Carnegie Mellon Holiday Concert. Hear the performance live on QED 89.3 and on the Internet at wqed.org, Fri. Dec. 7 at noon EST. (Repeats 12/14, 7 pm)

PSO Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda - Nov 21, 2007

PSO Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda explains what three works by Respighi, Prokofiev and Stravinsky have in common on his Nov. 23 & 25 concerts. He also talks about Ottorino Respighi's relationship to Fascism.

more with Gianandrea Noseda - Nov 21, 2007

Gianandrea Noseda talks about Stravinsky's Firebird, and Yefim Bronman, soloist in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto #3 on the Nov. 23 & 25 concerts. Noseda also speaks about successes at the Met and with his BBC Philharmonic.

Christiane Amanpour - Nov 16, 2007

CNN's Christiane Amanpour talks about her most dangerous assignments in the Balkans, Middle East and Africa; how she shields her 7-year-old from worry, and what she does to preserve her sense of humanity. She appears at Heinz Hall, Nov. 28, 2007.

"Opera Lady" on "The Elixir of Love" - Nov 14, 2007

Pittsburgh Opera's "Opera Lady," Beth Parker, tells QED's Jim Cunningham about the company's production of Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love" at the Benedum Center through Sunday, Nov. 18th.

The Candy Butchers - Nov 9, 2007

Half of the edgy, Australian 4-person circus troupe known as The Candy Butchers visits QED's Ted Sohier. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents their local debut, Nov. 7th - 10th, 2007.

Andrew Swenson of the Three Rivers Film Festival - Nov 8, 2007

The Three Rivers Film Festival continues through Nov. 15th. Andrew Swenson, director of Pittsburgh Filmmakers, previews coming attractions and special guests with QED's Jim Cunningham.

George Will - Nov 6, 2007

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author and political commentator George Will talks with Classical QED's Jim Cunningham about his Pittsburgh ties, writing, baseball -- and yes, politics. Mr. Will appears Nov. 14 at the Pittsburgh Speakers Series.

Richard Thomas in "12 Angry Men" - Oct 25, 2007

Actor Richard Thomas (John-Boy in TV's "The Waltons") talks about his role as Juror #8 in the courtroom drama "12 Angry Men," differences between the 1957 film and the touring play, and his lifelong involvement in New York theater.

Whirling Dervishes of Rumi - Oct 23, 2007

Who are the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi? Why do they whirl, and who was Rumi? Hakan Yildiz, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Dialogue Foundation, talks with Ted Sohier as the Whirling Dervishes return to Carnegie Music Hall, Oct. 23 at 8:00 pm.

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