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PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT THEATRICAL/SYMPHONIC REALIZATION OF HAYDN’S THE CREATION  DECEMBER 1 & 3, 2017 AT HEINZ HALL

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT THEATRICAL/SYMPHONIC REALIZATION OF HAYDN’S THE CREATION DECEMBER 1 & 3, 2017 AT HEINZ HALL

These BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts are part of the orchestra’s Music for the Spirit series  PITTSBURGH — Opera and theater director Sam Helfrich joins Music Director Manfred Honeck, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for the third in a series of collaborations bringing to […]

UPMC HEALTH PLAN TO BE PRESENTING SPONSOR OF PSO MINI-CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL FOR “LIGHT UP NIGHT” ON NOVEMBER 17, 2017

UPMC HEALTH PLAN TO BE PRESENTING SPONSOR OF PSO MINI-CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL FOR “LIGHT UP NIGHT” ON NOVEMBER 17, 2017

UPMC HEALTH PLAN TO ALSO SUPPORT FREE CHILDREN’S ADMISSION TO BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS THANKSGIVING CONCERTS NOVEMBER 24 & 26, 2017 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that UPMC Health Plan will be the presenting sponsor of three 30-minute mini-concerts to be performed […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Program Changes: November 3 & 5, 2017

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Program Changes: November 3 & 5, 2017

Because of a hand injury, PSO Principal Harp Gretchen Van Hoesen will not be playing the Concerto in C major for Flute, Harp and Orchestra originally programmed for the concerts on November 3 & 5, 2017. Principal Flute Lorna McGhee will instead be playing the Mozart Concerto No. 1 in G major for Flute and Orchestra. Mozart’s Overture to Idomeneo will […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate 10 Years of  Manfred Honeck as Music Director

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate 10 Years of Manfred Honeck as Music Director

The 2017-2018 season marks Maestro Manfred Honeck’s 10th Anniversary with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Throughout the season, there will be many opportunities to celebrate this milestone. Please visit pittsburghsymphony.org/Manfred for more information on these programs and events. In January 2007, Manfred Honeck was appointed as the […]

ANDRÉS FRANCO, FRANCESCO LECCE-CHONG RENEW CONDUCTING CONTRACTS, PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE CONDUCTORS

ANDRÉS FRANCO, FRANCESCO LECCE-CHONG RENEW CONDUCTING CONTRACTS, PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE CONDUCTORS

Andrés Franco and Francesco Lecce-Chong, who have served as assistant conductors with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since September 2015, will be renewing their contracts and also be promoted to associate conductors. Franco has agreed to a two-year contract. During the 2016-2017 season he made his subscription […]

Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra For Night Of Music, Laughs At Heinz Hall On July 7

Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra For Night Of Music, Laughs At Heinz Hall On July 7

TV star Jane Lynch brings her unique blend of comedy, music and storytelling to a one-night-only experience, “Jane Lynch Sings the Great American Songbook (plus one Guatemalan love song),” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Friday, July 7 at 8 p.m. at Heinz Hall. Three-time […]

Notes on Firebird: Remix | Response

Notes on Firebird: Remix | Response

It was late in the game when the idea of my writing a new piece for this March 9th FUSE concert came about. The piece was initially to be a live remix of Stravinsky’s Firebird- augmenting the original orchestral score with electronic instruments, drum machines, […]


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