Celebrate 120 Years of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on February 27 at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland

In 1896, Grover Cleveland had settled into his second term. The Dow Jones Average was established. Utah was admitted as the 45th state. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born. John Philip Sousa penned “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” And on February 27, 1896, the Pittsburgh Orchestra played its very first notes as an ensemble. This month, […]

Feb 11

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck Return to Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Tchaikovsky and Dvořák’

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck return to the Scottish Rite Cathedral Series in New Castle on Thursday, February 25 with a program featuring impassioned, moving works by Tchaikovsky and Dvořák. Dazzling violinist Jennifer Koh makes her Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra debut at this concert. The second concert in the 2015-2016 season of […]

Feb 11

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2016-2017 Season for Canady Symphony Series at West Virginia University

Today the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced the 11th annual Canady Symphony Series at the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre at West Virginia University’s Creative Arts Center. The season opens with “The Music of John Williams” on Thursday, October 27. Williams’ music has transported audiences beyond imagination to heart-pounding adventures throughout this universe (and beyond). At […]

Feb 5

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Has Got the Beat During ‘BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stewart Copeland Debuts’ on February 19 and 21

Percussion moves from the back and takes center stage during the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, “Stewart Copeland Debuts,” February 19 and 21 at Heinz Hall. Brazilian-born guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger, music director of the New West Symphony Orchestra in Los Angeles, leads the Pittsburgh Symphony for the first time in a […]

Feb 4

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Rocks Out at ‘Windborne’s Music of Led Zeppelin on February 20

Back by popular demand, Windborne’s Music of Led Zeppelin returns to Heinz Hall on Saturday, February 20 at 8 p.m. Audience members will experience a complete symphonic rock performance, including rock concert lighting and screaming vocals, as the Pittsburgh Symphony, a full rock band and vocalist Brody Dolyniuk perform the powerful music of Led Zeppelin. […]

Feb 4

Denis Kozhukhin plays Rachmaninoff

This past Friday evening at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts in Pittsburgh, a program given of Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Rossini’s music was marked by poise, musical clarity and an excitement outside the limits of general music making. The main excitement was brought by the technical prowess of the young pianist Denis Kozhukhin, making his […]

Jan 31

Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announce 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season Highlights: Around the World with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will explore some of the great musical cities of the world this season, in programs celebrating Rome, New York, Paris, St. Petersburg, Prague and Los Angeles. This season also includes a two-week Vienna Festival, showcasing distinguished […]

Jan 31

Pianist Denis Kozhukhin discusses the January 29 & 31, 2016 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts.

To buy tickets, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/rachmaninoff

Jan 29

Spend Valentine’s Day with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series

Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine’s Day weekend concert, “Romeo and Juliet and Carmen,” on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall. In honor of the holiday weekend, the Pittsburgh Symphony performs a program full of romantic melodies and beautiful love themes. Slovakian […]

Jan 28

Fall in Love All Over Again at ‘A Musical Valentine: The Love Songs of Marvin Hamlisch’ on February 13 with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, February 13 at 8 p.m. and fall in love all over again with the music of Marvin Hamlisch during “A Musical Valentine: The Love Songs of Marvin Hamlisch.” Pittsburgh Symphony Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra and special guests Doug LaBrecque (well-known as the Phantom of the […]

Jan 28