WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham was having a dinner with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Manfred Honeck - but found enough time to slip out and call in with a report of the first of two concerts from Grafenegg. He was joined by the COO of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Christian Schornich, along with Principal Oboist, Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida.
It's a day off for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Salzburg. WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham calls in live to Anna Singer to talk about last night's concert which concluded the Salzburg Festival. Manfred Honeck talks about the concert and the tour so far. And cellist Allie Thompson talks about playing next to a casino in Wiesbaden and what she's looking forward to on the rest of the tour.
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham calls in to Bryan Sejvar to discuss what he did on an orchestra day off in Salzburg. You also hear from Violist Stephanie Tretick about performing at the Salzburg Festival and how her favorite place to visit in cities is.....a hardware store!!!
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is in Salzburg to close out the Salzburg Festival. Jim Cunningham calls in live to Anna Singer to talk about the city and their concert that evening. You'll also from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra President and CEO, Melia Tourangeau who talks about the various tour stops and how the Orchestra is representing Pittsburgh in the European cities.
WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham checks in with Bryan Sejvar to report on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's performance in Salzburg to close out the Salzburg Festival. Jim chats with trombonist James Nova to get his impressions of the concert and the tour so far.
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has arrived in Germany safe and sound to begin their European Festivals Tour. Jim Cunningham calls in live from Wiesbaden with his first report of the tour. He talks about the first rehearsal and the German city. We also hear from some members who went for a run in the streets of Wiesbaden to train for a musicians run planned for Pittsburgh in September.