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HEINZ HALL CHRISTMAS TREE AND MENORAH DISPLAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  NOVEMBER 28 — DECEMBER 22, 2017

HEINZ HALL CHRISTMAS TREE AND MENORAH DISPLAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC NOVEMBER 28 — DECEMBER 22, 2017

PITTSBURGH—The public is invited to visit Heinz Hall to enjoy the traditional Christmas Tree and Hanukkah Menorah displays this holiday season.   The tree and menorah are displayed in the Grand Lobby and will be open to public viewing from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The holiday decorations also can be […]

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 […]

UBS to Be Title Sponsor of PSO’s Encore Lounge

UBS to Be Title Sponsor of PSO’s Encore Lounge

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that through the 2022-2023 season, UBS, the worldwide financial services firm, will be known as the “Title Sponsor” of the PSO’s Encore Lounge, the exclusive donor lounge that is used during intermissions of all BNY Mellon Grand […]

PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck to Replace Guest Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi in November Program

PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck to Replace Guest Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi in November Program

Guest Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi has cancelled his appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on November 3 – 5, 2017. Music Director Manfred Honeck will step in to lead the Orchestra. Although the healing has gone well from a fall he suffered earlier this year, Mo. […]

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 […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will offer a free community concert on Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Heinz Hall as part of the annual RADical Days celebration. A free hour-long concert led by Associate Conductor Andrés Franco features the Musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a program […]

Program Update! Gala Concert: Rhapsody in Blue

Program Update! Gala Concert: Rhapsody in Blue

Lang Lang to be joined by 14-year-old piano prodigy, Maxim Lando, in special arrangement of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue at 2017 Gala Concert PITTSBURGH — On Saturday, September 16 at 7pm, internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang will join Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to perform George […]

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 […]



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