A Fine Musical Palette: Montero and Gaffigan with the PSO

This weekend at the PSO presented a quite varied program, but in retrospect paired quite nicely on the evening’s musical palette. First up was White Lies for Lomax, written by composer-of-the-year Mason Bates. This performance marked the Pittsburgh Symphony’s premiere of this work. This composition, originally for solo piano holds many sheer textures brought out […]

Jan 27
 

Maestro Manfred Honeck to Speak to Students as Part of Catholic Schools Week 2015

PITTSBURGH—As part of Catholic Schools Week, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will speak to students in the Bishop John McDowell Auditorium at St. Paul’s Seminary’s O’Connor Hall on Monday, February 23 at 9:30 a.m. Bishop Canevin High School is hosting the event, which will be attended by students from several different Catholic schools. […]

Jan 23
 

Pianist Gabriela Montero discusses the January 23-25, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Pianist Gabriela Montero discusses the January 23-25, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To learn more, visit pittsburghsymphony.org

Jan 23
 

Trumpet Phenomenon Chris Botti Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for PNC Pops in February

PITTSBURGH – Love is in the air this February as trumpet phenomenon and one of the best selling jazz instrumental artists in the United States today, Chris Botti, shares his love for romantic melodies at Heinz Hall February 6-8. With a Grammy victory for “Best Pop Instrumental Album” and four #1 albums on Billboard’s Jazz […]

Jan 22
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Play N’at Tuesday Chamber Music Series

Add a classical twist to your Tuesday evenings with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s new Play N’At Tuesday chamber music series on February 3, February 17 and March 3. Curated by musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, these happy hour events allow attendees to meet and mingle with the musicians while enjoying some great chamber music, […]

Jan 20
 

Spend ‘A Night in Russia’ with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

PITTSBURGH — Passion, fascination, intrigue and romance await you at Heinz Hall during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: A Night in Russia on January 30 through February 1. Guest conductor Krzysztof Urbański, music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, makes his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during this subscription weekend. He leads a program that […]

Jan 15
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra ‘Once Upon a Time’ Gala Wins Special Events Award

PITTSBURGH—The 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Gala and Soiree, “Once Upon a Time,” has a won a 2015 Gala Award, “Best Fundraising Event,” by Special Events magazine. Pittsburgh Symphony Director of Events Shannon Capellupo accepted the award at a black-tie ceremony on January 8 in Anaheim, Calif. This annual event, which raises funds for […]

Jan 9
 

Canady Symphony Series Continues with ‘Something Old, Something New’ on January 24

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year with a debut by rising American conductor James Gaffigan and the return of crowd favorite pianist Gabriela Montero on January 24 during the Canady Symphony Series at West Virginia University. Gaffigan will lead the orchestra in poignant pieces from Wagner and Mendelssohn — “Good […]

Jan 8
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Conductor James Gaffigan and Pianist Gabriela Montero

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year with a debut by rising American conductor James Gaffigan and the return of crowd favorite pianist Gabriela Montero on January 23 & 25 during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Wagner’s “Good Friday Spell” at Heinz Hall. Gaffigan will lead the orchestra in poignant pieces from […]

Jan 6
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions on January 17

PITTSBURGH – Fans and newcomers to the Pokémon phenomenon will want to catch every moment of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions at Heinz Hall with the Pittsburgh Symphony on January 17 at 8 p.m. After selling millions of video games since its debut in 1996, Pokémon continues to provide memorable entertainment around the world. This one-night-only performance […]

Jan 2