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Ongoing Musicians’ Strike Cancels Additional Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Concerts

Due to the ongoing strike by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians, additional symphony concerts through November 18 have been canceled, Pittsburgh Symphony Inc. announced today. The canceled concerts are: PNC Pops: The Midtown Men on October 28 to 30 BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Music of Porgy & Bess on November 4 to 6 BNY Mellon […]

Oct 17

Musicians’ Strike Cancels Pittsburgh Symphony Concerts Through October 27

Due to the ongoing strike by its musicians, upcoming concerts through October 27 must be canceled, Pittsburgh Symphony Inc. announced today. The canceled concerts include: BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Pinchas Zukerman on October 7 & 9 BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Dvorak’s New World on October 14-16 FUSE@PSO: Bartok + Bjork on October 19 Music 101 […]

Oct 3

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Musicians Reject Proposal from PSI Management and Initiate Work Stoppage

Today, the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), rejected the last, best and final offer from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) for a three-year contract. The last, best and final offer would have ensured that the members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra remained well […]

Sep 30

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Completes Trilogy of NASA Films with ‘Dvořák’s New World’ During BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend October 14-16

French astronomer Charles Messier first discovered this spectacular spiral galaxy in 1780.

Weekend also features U.S. premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Symphony No. 4 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra boldly goes into the farthest reaches of space during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on October 14-16 at Heinz Hall. This weekend completes the innovative film and music trilogy, featuring HD footage from NASA, which began with “The […]

Sep 29

2016-2017 Season of Music 101 to Begin on October 19


The Pittsburgh Symphony Association continues to give fans of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with symphony musicians, conductors, guest artists and key staff through Music 101, a series of informal lunchtime lecture-recitals presented at Heinz Hall during the symphony season. Speakers discuss their musical lives and instruments, and include short performances. […]

Sep 26

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opens BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Pinchas Zukerman

Composer of the Year Sir James MacMillan joins symphony for opening weekend Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Composer of the Year James MacMillan on October 7 and 9 at Heinz Hall. Zukerman, who recently performed with the […]

Sep 22

Heinz Hall to Participate in Doors Open Pittsburgh

Heinz Hall will be one of the iconic downtown Pittsburgh buildings featured during Doors Open Pittsburgh this October. Doors Open Pittsburgh is a free two-day event that provides unique “behind-the-scenes” access to buildings in the City of Pittsburgh – including historic buildings, iconic theaters, private clubs, sacred places, hotels, sports arenas, artist studios, city government buildings, […]

Sep 19

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 2016-2017 PNC Pops Season with ‘The Music of John Williams’

The 2016-2017 PNC Pops season begins with a bang as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lawrence Loh take the audience to worlds beyond imagination with “The Music of John Williams” on September 30 through October 2 at Heinz Hall. Loh, former resident conductor at the Pittsburgh Symphony, returns to lead the orchestra in […]

Sep 15

New Hearing Loop Installed in Heinz Hall

New system utilizes telecoil technology to provide better sound to hearing aid and cochlear implant users Patrons who use hearing aids or cochlear implants will have an improved listening experience at Heinz Hall concerts and events. The facility has become the first theater in western Pennsylvania to install an electromagnetic hearing loop in its auditorium. […]

Sep 13

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will offer a free community concert on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. in Heinz Hall as part of the annual RADical Days celebration. A free hour-long concert led by Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, this program features musical storytelling at its best, including selections from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade and Copland’s Rodeo, as […]

Sep 2