Author: Molly Levin

Concert Blog: Jazz in the Pittsburgh Air at Ella & Louis: All That Jazz!

Concert Blog: Jazz in the Pittsburgh Air at Ella & Louis: All That Jazz!

Jazz was literally in the Pittsburgh air the weekend of June 16-18 as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra PNC Pops presented Ella & Louis: All That Jazz at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts.  The concert was conducted by Lawrence Loh with special guests Byron Stripling […]

Concert Blog: The Show Must Go On, PNC Pops! and the Music of Hollywood and Broadway

Concert Blog: The Show Must Go On, PNC Pops! and the Music of Hollywood and Broadway

It was an unexpected but lovely evening at Heinz Hall on Friday, May 11 when the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra dazzled as they performed music from Hollywood and Broadway.  My date and I had been long looking forward to a night of classic tunes with Neal […]

Concert Blog: Celebrating Connections in Spring – Viennese Celebration: Beethoven Piano Concertos

Concert Blog: Celebrating Connections in Spring – Viennese Celebration: Beethoven Piano Concertos

It was a perfect spring night in Pittsburgh to celebrate spring in Vienna at the first performance of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Viennese Festival.  The orchestra was conducted Music Director Manfred Honeck, and they were joined by Till Fellner who played piano in Ludwig […]

Concert Blog: Holiday Homecomings & New Memories at Highmark Holiday Pops!

Concert Blog: Holiday Homecomings & New Memories at Highmark Holiday Pops!

As we walked into Heinz Hall, the holiday spirit was everywhere, but especially in the Grand Lobby that held a beautiful large Christmas tree and a grand golden menorah. Concert goers were all around, admiring décor and snapping selfies by the tree. The festive décor […]

Concert Blog: Howard Shore: Point of View of a Legend

Concert Blog: Howard Shore: Point of View of a Legend

What do Mrs. Doubtfire, The Silence of the Lambs and The Lord of the Rings films all have in common?  Well, besides all being Hollywood blockbusters, they also share the musical talent of a legend, Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore. Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts […]

Concert Blog: A Dazzling Debut: Carpenter Plays Rachmaninoff

Concert Blog: A Dazzling Debut: Carpenter Plays Rachmaninoff

What could dazzle a Friday night crowd at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra almost as much as the glamour of Heinz Hall of Performing Arts and the debut of a groundbreaking organist?…The organist’s magnificently sparkling shoes! The shoes were certainly fabulous but it was truly Cameron […]


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