Resonance Works Pittsburgh present's "American Serenade" May 11th and 12th, 2019 at Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom Congregation. The program features works by Bernstein, Copland, Joan Tower, and a piece by Pittsburgh based composer Nancy Galbraith. Resonance Works Artistic Director Maria Sensi Sellner and composer Diana Galbraith stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the concerts.
Kevin Glavin talks to WQED-FM's Anna Singer about his role as "Don Pasquale" in the Pittsburgh Opera production.
Lisette Oropesa returns to Pittsburgh to sing the role of Norina in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Don Pasquale." She tells WQED-FM's Anna Singer about the role and some of the moments she looks forward to in the opera.
The Tuesday Musical Club Recital Series presents a free recital featuring soprano Colleen Gray with pianist Nanette Kaplan Solomon Tuesday May 7 at 1pm at Rodef Shalom Temple. Slippery Rock University Professor Colleen Gray has recently published a book with the most comprehensive listings of music by Lee Hoiby. Two sets of Hoiby songs will be included in the concert and two songs are included in this conversation recorded in the WQED-FM Studio along with Ginastera. Hear all about it in this conversation with Jim Cunningham. Nanette Kaplan Solomon also has a rundown of the final concert of the season.
Stage Director Chuck Hudson talks about Pittsburgh Opera's production of Don Pasquale - why he set it in 1950's Hollywood, and studying with Marcel Marceau.
WQED-FM's Anna Singer interviews conductor Gary Thor Wedow about the music in Donizetti's "Don Pasquale."