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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 8 - Part 2 - Dec 29, 2017

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.”  Alisa Weilerstein plays the Schumann Cello Concerto.  Plus, “Larghetto for Orchestra” by James MacMillan – written to honor Manfred Honeck’s 10th season as Music Director. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 9 - Part 1 - Dec 29, 2017

Principal Flute Lorna McGhee performs Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 1.  And Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart’s Overture to Idomeneo and the Symphony no. 9 by Schubert.   

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 9 - Part 2 - Dec 29, 2017

Principal Flute Lorna McGhee performs Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 1.  And Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart’s Overture to Idomeneo and the Symphony no. 9 by Schubert.   

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 10 - Part 1 - Dec 29, 2017

Lionel Bringuier makes his Heinz Hall debut with Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite.  Principal Viola Randolph Kelly plays the rarely heard Sonata per la Grand Viola by Paganini.  

Christopher O'Riley and Matt Haimovitz - Dec 19, 2017

Pianist Christopher O Riley the host of From the Top and Taylor Allderdice High School grad has a new 2cd cd set with cellist Matt Haimovitz, Troika. It features Dimitri Shostakovich Waltz No 2 in a new arrangement they wrote, the Sonata in d minor op. 40 and the Prokofiev Sonata in C op. 119 with a new arrangement of his Troika. With the Rachmaninoff Sonata in g minor is the Vocalise, Viktor Tsoi's Kakushka, Lennon and McCartney's Back in the USSR and Punk Prayer-Virgin Mary, Put Putin Away by the Russian dissident rock band Pussy Riot. There's a discussion of what the cover art represents.  Chris remembers highlights from his Pittsburgh years working with Fred Rogers and Jim Cunningham attempts to draw from Matt details of his New York past and get Chris  to remember shop class and homeroom but the conversation reaches an end just at the bell. 

Chris Fennimore - Dec 15, 2017

Chris Fennimore the host of QED Cooks on Saturday mornings for WQED13 has a new hard bound cookbook out, Simple Pleasures:Memories of Real Food. He discusses the book and the memories and the photography that go with it with Jim Cunningham. There are 80 recipes published by St. Lynn’s Press. Chris also talks about his career in public broadcasting working with Bill Moyers and others at WNET where he worked before joining WQED as Program Director.

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