Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY on August 1

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series. This concert features the music of SQUARE ENIX’s iconic video game series FINAL FANTASY, including works by Japanese game composer Nobuo […]

Jul 6
 

Legendary Film Composer, Singer-Songwriter Randy Newman Closes Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Thursday Night Icon Series

PITTSBURGH – Performing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1977, Randy Newman, whose music speaks to multiple generations, closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. Newman has created musical masterpieces that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical, and […]

Jul 2
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs Classic Rock Hits in a Night of Symphonic Rock

Featuring a full rock band fronted by John Elefante of Kansas PITTSBURGH – Heinz Hall will “rock ‘n’ roll” when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “A Night of Symphonic Rock” on July 25 at 8 p.m. Pittsburgh Symphony Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh leads the orchestra and a full rock band in some of classic rock’s […]

Jun 29
 

Pittsburgh Symphony’s Thursday Night Icons Series Presents Jazz Superstar Diana Krall

PITTSBURGH – Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall joins musical forces with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the Thursday Night Icons at Heinz Hall on July 23 at 7:30 p.m. Krall boasts numerous accolades, including having sold more albums than any other female jazz artist of the last 30 years — nine […]

Jun 25
 

Music for the Spirit Concerts Scheduled for July 1

Resident Conductor Fawzi Haimor to lead two free performances at CMU’s Kresge Theatre PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s popular Music for the Spirit program returns for two special summertime concerts, at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on July 1, at the Kresge Theatre on Carnegie Mellon University’s campus in Oakland. Led by Resident Conductor […]

Jun 22
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appoints Two Assistant Conductors

Francesco Lecce-Chong and Andrés Franco will join the symphony at the start of the 2015-2016 season. PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will welcome two new staff conductors at the start of the 2015-2016 season. Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong both will join the symphony staff as assistant conductors. Recently named music director of Tulsa’s […]

Jun 22
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Thursday Night Icons Series Brings Pop Legend Johnny Mathis to the Heinz Hall Stage

PITTSBURGH – Johnny Mathis, one of the most versatile and multi-dimensional pop artists of modern time, takes the Heinz Hall stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for its Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 16 at 7:30 p.m. Iconic hits like “Wonderful! Wonderful!,” ”Chances Are” and “Misty” immediately come to mind […]

Jun 19
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Classical BBQs Bring Summer to Heinz Hall’s Backyard

PITTSBURGH – A night for the entire family, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting two Classical BBQ events in the Heinz Hall Summer Garden on July 11 and August 2.  Each Classical BBQ is filled with orchestral favorites in a fun-filled atmosphere, including pre- and post-concert entertainment and a chance to mingle with Pittsburgh Symphony […]

Jun 15
 

Smokey Robinson Kicks Off Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Thursday Night Icons Series

PITTSBURGH – BNY Mellon presents Smokey Robinson with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the first installment of the symphony’s Summer with the Symphony: Thursday Night Icons series on July 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. During the course of his 50-year music career, Smokey Robinson has accumulated more than 4,000 songs to his credit and […]

Jun 11
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents First Sensory Friendly Performance on June 27

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Celebrate Pittsburgh,” on Saturday, June 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. Led by Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh, “Celebrate Pittsburgh” is designed for patrons of all ages with autism spectrum disorders, sensory sensitivities and other disabilities to enjoy an orchestra performance in a welcoming […]

Jun 10