Cristina Pato, bagpipe soloist with the Silk Road Ensemble, discusses her concert with her own ensemble for the Just Summer series of Chamber Music Pittsburgh.
Reduced Shakespeare Company returns for Shakespeare’s recently discovered Long Lost First Play (abridged) found in a parking lot in Leicester England near a pile of old bones. Reduced from it’s original running time of over one hundred hours, it touches on many of Shakespeare’s most well-known themes whether he ever existed or not. Founding members of the company. Austin Tichenor and Reed Martin. remember the famous performance the company gave at 35,000 feet and their reduction of Wagner’s Ring cycle to under 30 minutes and suggest several good reasons why you should not miss their visit to Pittsburgh Public Theater.
Pittsburgh Symphony Resident Conductor Andres Franco updates us some of his summer concerts including the May 31st concert in Wilkinsburg.
Violinist Daniel Phillips of the Orion Quartet remembers his father, Eugene Phillips, composer and Pittsburgh Symphony violinist and gives us the details on the Sunday June 2nd concert for Pittsburgh Concert Society at the Kresge Theater of CMU with his brother Todd Phillips and cousin Tina Faigen. Daniel talks about the program of Bach, Moszkowski and Phillips.
Jim Cunningham with you - on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, Sir Mark Elder conducts Elgar’s Symphony No. 1 and Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks by Richard Strauss. Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Cello Anne Martindale Williams is featured in the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations.
Jan Lisieki makes his Heinz Hall debut to continue the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Beethoven Piano Concerto cycle with the 1st concerto. Bernard Labadie conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 98 and the Henri Joseph Rigel Symphonie No. 4.