Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Boldly Goes into Outer Space with PNC Pops ‘Sci-Fi Spectacular’

Sci-Fi Legend George Takei will host program featuring Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH – Captain’s Log, Stardate November 2014. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jack Everly and host George Takei take audiences to galaxies far, far away to explore new worlds with lights, music and lots of action during PNC Pops “Sci-Fi Spectacular” at Heinz […]

Oct 30

Conductor Juraj Valčuha discusses the October 31- November 2, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Conductor Juraj Valčuha discusses the October 31- November 2, 2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To learn more, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/isle

Oct 30

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Offers Free Community Concert on November 21 at Heinz Hall

PITTSBURGH – For the second year, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is offering a free community concert on the same evening as Pittsburgh’s annual Light Up Night celebration in downtown Pittsburgh. This year, the 45-minute concert at Heinz Hall is Friday, November 21 at 7 p.m. Conducted by Resident Conductor Fawzi Haimor, this concert includes selections […]

Oct 29

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Auditions for EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians

Application deadline January 9; auditions in March in Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced it will hold auditions in March to select one musician for its two-year pre-professional program for young African American musicians. Applications for the Pittsburgh Symphony’s EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians (OTPAAM) must be submitted on or […]

Oct 27

Kenny Loggins Brings All of His Hits to Heinz Hall!

Rich Engler Presents Kenny Loggins and his band along with special guest Carla Bianco Thursday, November 6 at Heinz Hall. Tickets went on sale Monday, September 15 at 9 a.m. at the Heinz Hall Box Office, by phone at 412-392-4900 or online at www.heinzhall.org. Tickets are reserved at $39, $69 and $159. Singer songwriter Kenny […]

Oct 24

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Cinematic Symphony Event with ‘Casablanca’ on February 15

Tickets on sale today! PITTSBURGH – Fall in love all over again when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents “Casablanca,” a symphonic cinema event, on Sunday, February 15 at 8 p.m. in Heinz Hall. This 1942 American romantic film classic tells the dramatic story of a man torn between love and virtue and features iconic performances […]

Oct 17

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Violinist Nicola Benedetti Back to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will feature renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti in “Isle of the Dead,” a BNY Mellon Grand Classics subscription weekend on October 31–November 2. Benedetti is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation, with an array of performances including appearances with the New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra […]

Oct 16

Music Director Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Vatican Concert with Music for the Spirit

PITTSBURGH—Music has the power to touch the human spirit, transcending time, place, boundaries and language and spurring understanding and connection. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are deeply committed to music’s ability to promote and spread a spiritual and universal message, and to that end invite the public to two free “Music […]

Oct 16

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra President Announces Retirement

James A. Wilkinson will continue to serve through 2015 transition PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Symphony President and Chief Executive Officer, James A. Wilkinson, has announced that he will retire during 2015. The symphony will launch an immediate search for his successor, and Wilkinson will remain in the position until that person is hired. Once a successor has been […]

Oct 15

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Baron Batch of Studio A.M. Announce Season-Long Collaboration

PITTSBURGH—A chance encounter between Baron Batch, founder of Studio A.M., and Michael Sexauer, vice president for sales at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, at a pop-up art event on the South Side this summer has led to a season-long artistic collaboration between the two organizations. “I fell in love with Pittsburgh because of organizations like the […]

Oct 14