Leah de Gruyl talks about her role as Jessie in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "The Long Walk."
Glenn Lewis talks about the music in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "The Long Walk."
Frances Rabalais talks about the stage direction in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "The Long Walk."
Sunday January 21st, 6pm, at First Unitarian Church, the Incidental Chamber Players perform music from Asia. Some members of the group stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the concert.
Juanjo Mena conductor of the BBC Manchester Orchestra, born in the Basque region of Spain returns to Heinz Hall with the Pittsburgh Symphony on January 12 and 14. He fills us in on the program with Jacques Ibert’s Flute Concerto played by Lorna McGhee with the Debussy Printemps, Ravel’s Noble and Sentimental Waltzes and the Stravinsky Firebird Suite. Maestro Mena reveals his plans for involving the community as the new conductor of the Cincinnati May Festival, talks about his new recordings for Chandos and much more.
Joe Miller standing in the parking lot of the Cracker Barrel rest stop on their way to St Louis, the conductor of the Westminster Choir, talks about the grand finale of the winter tour in Pittsburgh at Calvary Episcopal Church Sunday January 14 at 5pm. He lets us in on the beauty of the Frank Martin Mass for Double Choir and the Randall Thompson Alleluia which the choir will sing along with two composers directly connected with the choir Joel Phillips and Tim Brent . Maestro Miller describes the special features of the choir which has sung with Gustavo Dudamel and Yannick Nezet Seguin, Andrew Manze and many other great conductors and orchestras and tells us the concert will be in honor of Elsie and Henry Hillman. Elsie and her Mom both enjoyed a long relationship with the Westminster Choir which sang at Elsie’s memorial service.