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Manfred Honeck Conducts Beethoven to Close 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

Manfred Honeck Conducts Beethoven to Close 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck close the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season in joyous style with Ludwig van Beethoven’s beloved “Pastoral” Symphony and Mahler’s Seven Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn on June 23-25 at Heinz Hall. Written during the same […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-2019 EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians Fellow

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017-2019 EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians Fellow

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra named percussionist Joshua Jones as its seventh EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians (OTPAAM) Fellow. He begins his two-year fellowship in September. Created in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Sensory-Friendly Performance ‘Music of Flight and Fantasy’ June 17 at Heinz Hall

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Sensory-Friendly Performance ‘Music of Flight and Fantasy’ June 17 at Heinz Hall

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra third sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Music of Flight and Fantasy,” Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall! Led by newly appointed Music Director of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra Lawrence Loh, who helped […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s PNC Pops Season Wraps Up with Ella & Louis: All That Jazz June 16-18 at Heinz Hall

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s PNC Pops Season Wraps Up with Ella & Louis: All That Jazz June 16-18 at Heinz Hall

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing —the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong during the final weekend of the 2016-2017 PNC Pops season on June 16-18 at Heinz Hall. […]

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

  The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto on June 9 and 11 at Heinz Hall. During the 2016-2017 season, the Pittsburgh Symphony explored the music […]

Tower Chimes Get Second Life at Heinz Hall

Tower Chimes Get Second Life at Heinz Hall

On Heinz Hall’s stage, a weekend featuring Gustav Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony will also see the resurrection of a set of beautiful bronze tower chimes unheard for decades. This tale begins, as so many do, with two friends talking. Principal percussionist Andrew Reamer first heard about […]

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler’s groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4. Mahler’s Second Symphony is the work […]

Conductor Christoph König to Replace David Zinman for BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Romantic Brahms May 19 & 21

Conductor Christoph König to Replace David Zinman for BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Romantic Brahms May 19 & 21

Guest conductor Christoph König will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, “Romantic Brahms,” May 19 and 21 at Heinz Hall. König is currently principal conductor and music director of the Solistes Européens Luxembourg and principal guest conductor of the […]

Neil Sedaka Performance with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Postponed

Neil Sedaka Performance with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Postponed

Neil Sedaka’s appearance at Heinz Hall as part of the Pittsburgh Symphony’s PNC Pops series May 12-14 has been postponed due to an injury suffered by the singer. “Unfortunately, I took a fall yesterday on the streets of New York and injured my shoulder,” said […]

Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series 2017-2018 Season Celebrates Fiddlesticks’ 25th Anniversary

Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series 2017-2018 Season Celebrates Fiddlesticks’ 25th Anniversary

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Fiddlesticks, the orchestra’s feline ambassador to children, have a big milestone to celebrate in the 2017-2018 season — the 25th anniversary of the Fiddlesticks Concert Series! Throughout the season, Fiddlesticks and friends will share some of Fidd’s favorite things with […]



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