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Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

    Malaika Uwamahoro

    Malaika Uwamahoro

    Miracle in Rwanda for Prime Stage Theater Malaika Uwamahoro one woman play based on the bestselling New York Times novel Left To Tell. Directed by Steven Wilson with music by Teta Diana. Malaika was born in Rwanda and studied theater at Fordham University graduating witha Rwandan Presidential Scholarship. Opening night is April 10 2021 at 8pm The production will be available after the 16th for viewing as well April 16-26. Malaika explains the events in Rwanda in 1994 and explains how the play uplifts with a true story of forgiveness and compassion and the author of Left to Tell Immaculee Ilbagiza. Presented during Genocide Awareness Month.

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Tome Cousin

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Tome Cousin

    Pittsburgh Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird - April 10-22 at the Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Stage Director Tome Cousin spoke with WQED-FM's Anna Singer about how he went about putting this production together.  

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Martin Bakari

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Martin Bakari

    Pittsburgh Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird - April 10-22 at the Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Martin Bakari talks about his role as Charlie Parker.   

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Jasmine Muhammad

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Jasmine Muhammad

    Pittsburgh Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird - April 10-22 at the Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Jasmine Muhammad spoke with WQED-FM's Anna Singer about her role as Addie Parker.  

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Antony Walker

    Pittsburgh Opera - Yardbird - Antony Walker

    Pittsburgh Opera presents Charlie Parker's Yardbird - April 10-22 at the Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters.  Music Director Antony Walker spoke with WQED-FM's Anna Singer about the music for the opera.  

    Dr. Stephen Neely

    Dr. Stephen Neely

    Dr. Stephen Neely, Eurhythmics Professor at Carnegie Mellon School of Music, spoke with Matthew Rygelski about his teaching experience during the pandemic. 

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This is a great way to stay up to date on the cultural scene around the Pittsburgh region. WQED FM hosts, led by Jim Cunningham and Anna Singer, interview a wide variety of creative types and cultural influencers to hear their insights and anecdotes. With exclusive interviews, Voice of the Arts connects listeners with local talent, leaders and scene-makers, as well as national and international artists who come to town.

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