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Tour Previews and Reviews from Spain

Previews

“The reputation of the Pittsburgh Symphony in Vienna is a very high one. Last year, for example, the orchestra performed two concerts at the Grafenegg Music Festival and both concerts were considered by audience and press as marvelous. So we are all looking forward to the orchestra’s residency at the Musikverein.”
– Peter Jarolin, classical music critic of the Austrian newspaper Kurier.

http://old.post-gazette.com/pg/12295/1270461-388.stm

http://triblive.com/aande/music/2801074-74/symphony-tour-honeck-pittsburgh-musikverein-mahler-says-vienna-hall-nov#axzz2AQ4QjSyQ

http://www.imaginepittsburghnow.com/suzipso-102312/18452/

Reviews

“With more than a hundred musicians on stage, led brilliantly by the owner, the Austrian Manfred Honeck, the formation left clear traces of an identity that is common to the great American orchestras: forceful sound very powerful sections supported in their metal percussion and proud ‘pianos’ in moments of lyrical structure with his equally stellar string section.”
– César Lόpez Rosell, El Periodico, Barcelona

http://www.elperiodico.com/es/noticias/ocio-y-cultura/poderosa-sinfonica-pittsburgh-desata-entusiasmo-abarrotado-palau-musica-2235053

http://ccaa.elpais.com/ccaa/2012/10/28/catalunya/1351383379_162843.html

“The audience was very appreciative. There were many curtain calls for the soloists and for Manfred. It couldn’t have been a better start to the tour.”
– George Vosburgh, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra principal trumpet

http://triblive.com/aande/music/2819029-74/pittsburgh-tour-orchestra-symphony-audience-hall-performance-ross-soprano-music?printerfriendly=true#axzz2AQ4QjSyQ

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/ae/music/art-nouveau-hall-first-stage-for-pso-tour-659384/?print=1

Read WQED’s blog for more tour updates from Jim Cunningham.

http://www.wqed.org/fm/blogs/psotours/

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