Don Franklin celebrates the 333rd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach Sunday March 25 at 3 pm at Church of the Redeemer in Squirrel Hill with the Cantata 106 in honor of John Goldsmith the late conductor of the Heinz Chapel Choir and the Fourth Brandenburg Concerto. Internationally celebrated Bach scholar Don has the latest from the American Bach Society.
The Music Director of Pittsburgh Opera Antony Walker updates us on the production of Moby Dick that closes Sunday at the Benedum Center.
Johnstown Symphony Music Director James Blachly introduces The Prison by Dame Ethel Smyth in its North American Co-Premiere.
Jim Whipple, bassoonist and founder of Ranaissance City Winds, details the latest on the Saturday March 24 concert and the remainder of the season.
The Beo Quartet makes their debut at Rodef Shalom Temple Monday March 26 at 8:00pm in a Free concert with the Beethoven "Harp" Quartet and Shostakovich Quartet No 10. The quartet of Jason Neukom, Sean Neukom, Sandro Leal-Santiesteban and Ryan Ash join with Roy Sonne to roll out the plans.
Jim Cunningham speaks with the host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Fred Rogers in October of 1994 when Fred published his book You Are Special: Words of Wisdom for All Ages from a Beloved Neighbor. They discussed his thinking that guided the programs and WQED history. At the end Fred recorded a radio spot and a series of station identification announcements with the neighborhood regulars.