Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Wilkinsburg in Concert to Benefit District Music Programs

Concert scheduled for Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the 12th Annual Community Engagement Concert for the community of Wilkinsburg on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. at Wilkinsburg High School. This concert, “Celebrate Wilkinsburg,” honors the diverse, rich history of the neighborhood […]

Apr 1
 

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Returns for Another One-Night-Only Performance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Tickets are on sale now for the January 24, 2016 performance. PITTSBURGH — The Pokémon Company International and Princeton Entertainment have announced 30 new dates and locations for the official Pokémon live orchestral concert, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions. After sold-out performances this year in Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh and selling 5,000 tickets in Philadelphia, this family-friendly […]

Mar 31
 

The Four Horns of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra discuss the March 27-29, 2015 concerts.

The Four Horns of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William D. Caballero,  Robert D. Lauver,  Mark Houghton and Joseph C. Rounds discuss the March 27-29, 2015 concerts. To purchase tickets, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/fourhorns

Mar 27
 

Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada discusses the March 27-29, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada discusses the March 27-29, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts For more information, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/fourhorns

Mar 27
 

Pianist Hélène Grimaud Returns to Heinz Hall for BNY Mellon Grand Classics ‘The Romance of Schumann’

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates love in all its varied forms during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: The Romance of Schumann on April 10-12 at Heinz Hall. With playing touted as “superb, tightly controlled and forcefully articulated” by The Los Angeles Times, French pianist Hélène Grimaud returns to Heinz Hall to perform Schumann’s […]

Mar 25
 

Conductor Jeannette Sorrell discusses the March 20 & 22, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Conductor Jeannette Sorrell discusses the March 20 & 22, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To learn more, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/coffeehouse

Mar 19
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Horn Section Highlighted in BNY Mellon Grand Classics ‘Four Horns’ March 27-29

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada for his Heinz Hall debut in “Four Horns,” A BNY Mellon Grand Classics concert weekend, March 27-29. Colombian-born Orozco-Estrada makes his debut with the “rock stars of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,” the members of the orchestra’s sensational horn section. The horn section, led by […]

Mar 12
 

Firebird’s newer splendor, uncovered here again

When perusing the program notes for the concert I just attended last Saturday at Heinz Hall with Manfred Honeck conducting the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, I discovered to my delight that two of the selections were All About Birds, in a sense. Birding is a hobby of mine, not as adamantly as some, but in a […]

Mar 10
 

Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley & Principal Viola Randolph Kelly discuss the March 6 – 8, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts.

Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley & Principal Viola Randolph Kelly discuss the March 6 – 8, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts. Click here to learn more or purchase tickets.

Mar 6
 

Harpsichordist, Conductor Jeannette Sorrell Returns to BNY Mellon Grand Classics March 20 & 22

PITTSBURGH – Jeannette Sorrell returns to Heinz Hall as guest conductor and harpsichordist for Bach’s Coffeehouse, a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with concerts Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22. Sorrell joins the Pittsburgh Symphony for the first time since her stunning Heinz Hall debut in 2013. Sorrell’s program features pieces reminiscent of Bach’s […]

Mar 5