Free Concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Hartwood Acres Park

Tchaikovsky Concerto featuring Jennifer Orchard on Violin; presented by Erie Insurance

PITTSBURGH – Assistant Conductor Fawzi Haimor will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free outdoor concert at Hartwood Acres Park on Sunday, July 7 at 8 p.m. as a part of the 2013 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series.

The symphony program will start off with Mozart’s dynamic work, The Marriage of Figaro.  Jennifer Orchard, violinist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, will then play Tchaikovsky’s Concerto in D major for Violin and Orchestra.  Beethoven’s famous Symphony No. 7 in A major will close the program.

For more information about the 2013 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series, visit  To receive personal assistance selecting accessible seats or for more information about accessibility for a person with a disability, please contact Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Customer Service at 412-392-4900.

Fawzi Haimor was named assistant conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at the start of the 2012-2013 season. Prior to his Pittsburgh appointment, he was the assistant conductor of the Alabama Symphony for two seasons. In Alabama, he conducted a variety of concerts including subscription, pops, education and outreach.  Additionally, Haimor worked with numerous orchestras including the Amman Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Kansas City Symphony and Orquestra Sinfonico do Porto and has collaborated with famous artists such as Bela Fleck, Bobby Horton, Diane Schuur and Luciana Souza.  He also served as a cover conductor to esteemed conductors including Justin Brown, Marvin Hamlisch, Grant Llewellyn, Michael Morgan, Robert Spano, Stefan Sanderling and Michael Stern.

Canadian violinist Jennifer Orchard has traveled the world performing as a chamber musician, soloist and currently as first violinist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 2001.  While still in high school, Orchard won a position to study at the Curtis Institute of Music with Szymon Goldberg. She continued her studies, obtaining a master’s degree from the Juilliard School with Robert Mann, and participated at the Marlboro Music Festival.  Upon graduating from the Julliard School, Orchard was invited to be a member of the world renowned Lark Quartet.  In 2002, Orchard started performing in the Pittsburgh Piano Trio.  In recent seasons, the Pittsburgh Trio performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, the St. Petersburg Conservatory and the Moscow Conservatory Grand Hall.


Editors Please Note:

Sunday, July 7 at 8 p.m.

Hartwood Acres Park


FAWZI HAIMOR, conductor



Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart                     Overture to Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (The Marriage of Figaro)

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky                         Concerto in D major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 35

I. Allegro moderato

II. Canzonetta: Andante

III. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo

Ms. Orchard

Ludwig Van Beethoven                            Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92

I. Poco sostenuto – Vivace

II. Allegretto

III. Presto

IV. Allegro con brio

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