Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Cinematic Symphony Event with ‘Casablanca’ on February 15

Tickets on sale today! PITTSBURGH – Fall in love all over again when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Casablanca,” a symphonic cinema event, on Sunday, February 15 at 8 p.m. in Heinz Hall. This 1942 American romantic film classic tells the dramatic story of a man torn between love and virtue and features iconic performances […]

Oct 17
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Violinist Nicola Benedetti Back to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will feature renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti in “Isle of the Dead,” a BNY Mellon Grand Classics subscription weekend on October 31–November 2. Benedetti is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation, with an array of performances including appearances with the New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra […]

Oct 16
 

Music Director Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Vatican Concert with Music for the Spirit

PITTSBURGH—Music has the power to touch the human spirit, transcending time, place, boundaries and language and spurring understanding and connection. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are deeply committed to music’s ability to promote and spread a spiritual and universal message, and to that end invite the public to two free “Music […]

Oct 16
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra President Announces Retirement

James A. Wilkinson will continue to serve through 2015 transition PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Symphony President and Chief Executive Officer, James A. Wilkinson, has announced that he will retire during 2015. The symphony will launch an immediate search for his successor, and Wilkinson will remain in the position until that person is hired. Once a successor has been […]

Oct 15
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Baron Batch of Studio A.M. Announce Season-Long Collaboration

PITTSBURGH—A chance encounter between Baron Batch, founder of Studio A.M., and Michael Sexauer, vice president for sales at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, at a pop-up art event on the South Side this summer has led to a season-long artistic collaboration between the two organizations. “I fell in love with Pittsburgh because of organizations like the […]

Oct 14
 

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kicks off the 2014-2015 Canady Symphony Series with ‘Halloween Pops’

PITTSBURGH – Thrill to the sounds of Halloween as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra opens its Canady Symphony Series at West Virginia University with “Halloween Pops: Memorable Music from Stage and Screen” on October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh will lead this supernatural performance featuring music from “Spiderman,” “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises,” […]

Oct 13
 

Guitarist Pablo Villegas discusses the October 10-12, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Guitarist Pablo Villegas discusses the October 10-12, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To purchase tickets, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/spanishstrings

Oct 10
 

Conductor Omer Meir Wellber discusses the October 10-12, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Conductor Omer Meir Wellber discusses the October 10-12, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To purchase tickets, visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org/spanishstrings

Oct 10
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Principal Flute Headlines ‘Divine Travel’ on Oct. 24 and 26

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Flute Lorna McGhee headlines “Divine Travel,“ part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics series, on October 24 and 26 at Heinz Hall. Guest conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in excerpts from Grieg’s “Peer Gynt,” written for Henrik Ibsen’s 1867 play of the […]

Oct 9
 

Young Composers Invited to Submit Works to 11th Annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Reading Session

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is looking for composers to submit new works for its annual Reading Session. To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania at the time of submissions and applicants must be in the early stages of their careers. (As part of an ongoing partnership, submissions from the West Virginia University will […]

Oct 6