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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 40 - Part 2 - Jul 12, 2017

Christoph Konig returns to Heinz hall to conducts Brahms Symphony No. 3.  And cellist Maximilian Hornung and Pittsburgh Symphony principal viola Randolph Kelly in Don Quixote by Richard Strauss.   

Johnny Mathis - Jul 12, 2017

Johnny Mathis returns to Pittsburgh to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Saturday July 22nd at Heinz Hall.  WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham talks to Johnny about his illustrious career. 

 

 

Oscar Micaelsson - Jul 12, 2017

Swedish pianist Oscar Micaelsson stopped by the WQED-FM studio to perform piano improvisations in promotion of his July 12th concert at City Theater.  Oscar sat down with Luke Campayno to discuss his career, background, first impressions of Pittsburgh, and more.  His first improvisation turned out to be a gargantuan piano exploration of the opening to Gustav Mahler’s 5th symphony.  He closed the session with a beautiful improvisation on a Swedish folk song that has been used as a hymn. 

Osmo Vanska - Jul 12, 2017

WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham interviews the Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska, about the release of his musical album "Kullervo," based on the symphonic poem by John Sibellius, drawn from the Finnish epic poem the "Kalevala." Throughout the interview, the two speak about cultural authenticity, the importance of storytelling, and how to properly survive harsh winters--among many other topics.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 32 - Part 1 - Jul 12, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the first of two Vienna Fest concerts featuring Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.  And Till Fellner plays Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 32 - Part 2 - Jul 12, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the first of two Vienna Fest concerts featuring Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.  And Till Fellner plays Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 33 - Part 1 - Jul 12, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Vienna Fest continues.  Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Schubert’s Rosemunde, and the Mozart Overture to La clemenza di Tito.  Plus, Mozart’s Symphonies 40 and 41.

Clem Rolin & Tom Snyder - West Hills Symphonic Band - Jul 7, 2017

WQED-FM's Ethan Simmons interviews Principal and Assistant Conductors Clem Rolin and Tom Snyder of the West Hills Symphonic Band, in preparation for the band's upcoming appearance at the Citiparks' "Bach, Beethoven, and Brunch" event, Sunday, July 16th at Mellon Park in Shadyside. The three discuss the importance of training young musicians alongside professionals and longstanding music-educators, as well as the beauty of classical music.

Anna Singer - Sweenie Todd - Jul 7, 2017

WQED-FM's Anna Singer discusses her role as Mrs. Lovett, the pie maker and collaborator of Sweenie Todd, in Stephen Sondheim’s 1979 classic musical - on through the third week of July for Pittsburgh Festival Opera with Doug Levine providing musical direction at the Falk Auditorium at Winchester Thurston.

George Milosh - Jul 7, 2017

Tenor George Milosh sings the complete "Die Schoene Mullerin" by Franz Schubert Wednesday July 12th at Shadyside Presbyterian Church with pianist Francesca Tortorella. Favorite recordings, all about poet Wilhelm Muller, unrequited love, jumping in the river to end the pain, the long blond hair of the miller’s daughter, love from beyond the grave with withered flowers, lots of green, loving above your station in life, madness - it's all covered in the interview.  George sings in the Mendelssohn Choir, Pittsburgh Opera Chorus, Resonance Works, Undercroft Opera, and Pittsburgh Camerata.  He's a Boston Conservatory grad and singing mercenary.

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