Celtic Thunder to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in December

PITTSBURGH — International singing sensation Celtic Thunder will bring their North American Symphony Tour to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. This will be the first-ever symphony tour for Celtic Thunder who will be playing songs from their 2013 album “Christmas Voices” in a dynamic live […]

Apr 24
 

Comedian Brian Regan Announces the 48-City Second Leg of his 2014 North American Theater Tour

Tickets Go On Sale Friday, April 25, 2014 April 21, 2014 — Comedian Brian Regan announces the 48-city second leg of his 2014 North American theater tour with tickets going on sale Friday, April 25, 2014.  The first leg of Brian’s 2014 theater tour visited 31 cities from January through May.  He will be in […]

Apr 21
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Musicians to Perform at Happy Hour Event at Franktuary in Lawrenceville

PITTSBURGH— The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Franktuary restaurant to present a classical happy hour event on Wednesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Franktuary’s Lawrenceville location, 3810 Butler Street. A chamber group of musicians — including Laura Motchalov, violin; Andrew Fuller, violin; Meng Wang, viola; and Michael DeBruyn, cello — will […]

Apr 16
 

Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrate Mozart at the Scottish Rite Cathedral

PITTSBURGH – Each of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart’s vast number of compositions is considered a musical gem. Join Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate Mozart’s masterpieces during “Mozart Extravaganza” on Monday, April 28 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, Pa. The exciting program features celebrated Mozart scholar and […]

Apr 14
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrate Life and Works of Mozart

Festival, led by Music Director Manfred Honeck, opens April 25 and closes May 4 PITTSBURGH — Each of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart’s vast number of compositions is considered a musical gem. Join Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate Mozart’s extensive catalog of masterpieces during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics Mozart […]

Apr 10
 

Poetry, Purity & Impeccable Technique: Stefan Jackiw with the “heart’s jewel”

Heinz Hall was near not nearly at full capacity on Friday night as one would have expected — the program boasted violinist Stefan Jackiw, who is a young artist establishing himself as one of his generation’s most significant and captivating violinists. Jackiw’s performance was phenomenal, of course — but his was only one of several […]

Apr 7
 

Violinist Stefan Jackiw discusses the April 4 & 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Violinist Stefan Jackiw discusses the April 4 & 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts Click here to purchase tickets

Apr 4
 

Conductor Juraj Valčuha discusses the April 4 & 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Conductor Juraj Valčuha discusses the April 4 & 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts Click here to purchase tickets.

Apr 3
 

Fawzi Haimor Promoted to Resident Conductor

PITTSBURGH—Fawzi Haimor, assistant conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 2012, has been promoted to resident conductor, effective immediately, a title he will share with Lawrence Loh, resident conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony since 2007. “In the two short seasons that Fawzi has been with us, he has shown amazing versatility, dedication and work ethic,” […]

Apr 1
 

The Simmons Overture Lily

Bring a piece of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra history to your garden! In honor of R.P. Simmons, chair of the Pittsburgh Symphony Board of Trustees, a new daylily, the Simmons Overture, was cultivated and is now ready for sale. The stunning lavender, gold and black flower should produce more than 300 flowers after three years. A […]

Mar 27