The Tallis Scholars Join Pittsburgh Symphony Brass for Special Holiday Performance at Heinz Hall on December 10

PITTSBURGH – Fresh off a successful world tour of 99 events in 80 different venues throughout 16 countries, the Tallis Scholars return to Heinz Hall for a holiday performance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass on December 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Heinz Hall. The leading exponents of Renaissance sacred music, this concert, conducted by Tallis […]

Nov 26

Celtic Thunder Brings First-Ever Symphony Tour to Heinz Hall on December 9

PITTSBURGH – Celtic singing sensation Celtic Thunder takes the Heinz Hall stage on December 9 for their first symphony tour. The group will perform with the full Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during this one-night-only holiday performance. Hear songs from their 2013 chart-topping album “Christmas Voices” featuring songs ranging from “Away in a Manger” and “O Holy […]

Nov 25

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

PITTSBURGH—The 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Gala and Soiree, “Once Upon a Time,” has been nominated for a 2015 Gala Award by Special Events magazine. This annual event, which raises funds for the Pittsburgh Symphony’s education and community engagement programs, has been nominated in the “Best Fundraising Event” category. The symphony event is the […]

Nov 25

Silk Road Ensemble with Cello Superstar Yo-Yo Ma to Play Heinz Hall on February 25

Ticket go on sale December 8 PITTSBURGH – The ancient Silk Road takes a new route through Heinz Hall on February 25 when cello superstar Yo-Yo Ma and his music collective bring their unique program to Pittsburgh. The Silk Road Ensemble, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary, is a group of performers and composers from […]

Nov 24

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest with ‘The Revolutionary’ on December 5-7

PITTSBURGH — The music of Ludwig Van Beethoven is so universally beloved today that it’s hard to imagine that when it was written, his revolutionary approach agitated and excited those who heard his music. He changed the music world forever. In the first of three weekends devoted to Beethoven’s life and works, Maestro Manfred Honeck […]

Nov 20

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director to Lead Chicago Symphony Orchestra in December

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck returns to Chicago to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on December 11-13 and 16 in a program featuring Beethoven’s beloved Symphony No. 7. Honeck’s last appearance with the Chicago Symphony was in 2012 in a program of Strauss, Beethoven and Dvořák. Honeck will conduct three masterpieces from the […]

Nov 13

Igudesman & Joo Bring Their Madcap Musical Mayhem to the BNY Mellon Grand Classics on November 28 & 30

PITTSBURGH – Often compared to luminaries such as Victor Borge and Dudley Moore, Igudesman & Joo (Aleksey Igudesman, violin, and Hyung-ki Joo, piano) have shaken up the classical music world with their unique and hilarious performances. For the first time, they’re bringing their uproarious and virtuosic sketch show, BIG Nightmare Music, to Pittsburgh when they […]

Nov 13

Valčuha and Benedetti with the PSO

Saturday’s performance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra was the second time I’ve had the pleasure to experience the beautiful sounds of the violin played by Nicola Benedetti at Heinz Hall. In March 2011 she performed Poeme for Violin and Orchestra by Ernest Chausson and the Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra by Maurice Ravel. If those […]

Nov 5

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions in One-Night-Only Performance on January 17

Tickets go on sale on November 7 PITTSBURGH – Brought to life by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and accompanied by exciting visuals on giant screens, Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will take audiences of all ages on a powerful musical retrospective through the popular video game franchise’s most memorable melodies. The premiere of Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions in […]

Nov 3

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Sensory-Friendly Performance at Heinz Hall in June

 Tickets go on sale November 10 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present 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 […]

Nov 3