PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is offering furloughed federal employees two free tickets to any October BNY Mellon Grand Classics or PNC Pops performances.
“It is important to us at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra that music be accessible to everyone,” said Michael Sexauer, vice president for marketing and sales. “We are happy to provide this opportunity to federal employees during this difficult time.”
Performances in October include BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber with Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva performing Mozart’s piano concerto No. 21 on Oct. 11-13; PNC Pops “Broadway and Beyond” with Brian Stokes Mitchell on Oct. 17-20; and two BNY Mellon Grand Classics performances featuring Mendelssohn’s “The Hebrides Overture” and concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley playing Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy” on Oct. 25 and 27. For more information about these and other upcoming performances, visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org.
Federal employees may stop by the Heinz Hall box office with their federal identification during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, noon-4 p.m.) or up to one hour before show time and request two free tickets to the performance of his or her choice.