Music 101 Announces 2014-2015 Season of Lunchtime Lectures

PITTSBURGH – Since 1983, music aficionados and fans of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra have had the opportunity to gain an “insider’s view” of the orchestra through Music 101, a series of informal lunchtime lecture/performances presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Association. The tradition continues for the 2014-2015 season, giving attendees the chance to interact with and […]

Oct 1
 

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series Heats Up With ‘Spanish Strings’

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra brings the heat with “Spanish Strings,” a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend featuring the U.S. debut of Israeli conductor Omer Meir Wellber and the Heinz Hall debut of Spanish guitar phenom Pablo Sáinz Villegas, on October 10-12 at Heinz Hall. Wellber will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s […]

Sep 26
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Seeking Suggestions for ‘Night Before Christmas’ Narrator

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is seeking suggestions for a narrator for the reading of Clement C. Moore’s famous poem “’Twas the Night Before Christmas.” The poem will be read at the annual Highmark Holiday Pops concerts at Heinz Hall in December. To submit a suggestion of a prominent Pittsburgher, email PSOPops@pittsburghsymphony.org before Monday, October […]

Sep 25
 

Tallis Scholars Return to Heinz Hall to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Brass

Tickets on sale now! PITTSBURGH – Take a trip back in time this holiday season with the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass and leading Renaissance vocal ensemble the Tallis Scholars on Wednesday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Heinz Hall. The Tallis Scholars recently completed a very successful world tour with 99 events in 80 different venues […]

Sep 24
 

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa discusses the September 19-21, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa discusses the  September 19-21, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To learn more or purchase tickets, visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org/twotrips

Sep 20
 

Composer of the Year Mason Bates discusses his piece “Rusty Air in Carolina”

Composer of the Year Mason Bates discusses his piece “Rusty Air in Carolina” For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org/twotrips

Sep 19
 

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Takes BNY Mellon Grand Classics on ‘Two Trips’ During Opening Weekend of Season

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Manfred Honeck and soloist and YouTube sensation Valentina Lisitsa open the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with “Two Trips” on September 19-21 at Heinz Hall. The program opens with 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Composer of the Year Mason Bates’ “Rusty Air in Carolina,” a bluesy trip back to […]

Sep 5
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Six New Musicians

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes six new musicians to its ranks for the start of the 2014-2015 season. Kelsey Blumenthal joins the orchestra as a member of the first violin section following audition finals in February 2014. She received her Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory in 2014 and her Bachelor of […]

Sep 4
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill as Part of the Carolina Performing Arts Series

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck will perform two concerts at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill as part of the Carolina Performing Arts Series on September 28 and 29. The symphony will perform its quintessential blend of timeless orchestral masterpieces and new American works during this engagement. Highlights of the […]

Sep 2
 

Pittsburgh Sensation Jackie Evancho Returns to Heinz Hall to Perform with Members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

PITTSBURGH – Jackie Evancho, the 14-year-old vocal sensation from Pittsburgh, returns to her hometown to perform with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on February 13, 2015. Evancho, who first gained fame as a runner up on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” at 10 years old, releases her third studio album, “Awakening,” on September 23. Her […]

Sep 2