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Leslie Przybylek: Smithsonian's Portraits of Pittsburgh
Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
Leslie Przybylek details the recent exhibition “Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery.” Przybylek is the senior curator at the Senator John Heinz History Center in association with the Smiths...
Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, August 6, 2020.
Described by the Gramophone as a “magician, bewitching our ears” for his hauntingly beautiful sound, flawless command of the instrument and mesmerizing phrasing, Ilya Kaler is the only violinist to win the Gold Medal at the Tchaikovsky...