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EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians Deadlines Extended

The EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has extended the deadlines for its two-year pre-professional program for young African American musicians, which is entering its 10th anniversary year in 2017. Applications for the Pittsburgh Symphony’s EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians (OTPAAM) are now due on January 20, 2017. Auditions will be held in April at […]

Dec 6
 
 

Heinz Hall Christmas Tree and Menorah Display Open to the Public

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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. on the following days: December 7-9, December 12-16 and December 22-23. […]

Dec 2
 
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Music of Prince’ Concert Rescheduled

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Due to a conflict with artist availability, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s “Music of Prince” concert will move from Friday, December 16, 2016 to Saturday, March 4, 2017. Ticketholders should keep their tickets as they will be honored for the new date. Refunds are available to those who are unable to make the March 4 date […]

Nov 30
 
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Returns to Scottish Rite Cathedral with Holiday Pops

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Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s annual Holiday Pops concert on Thursday, December 15 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle. This favorite holiday musical tradition is led by assistant conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong and includes seasonal favorites such as  “All I Want For Christmas Is […]

Nov 29
 
 

The Annual Tradition Returns! Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Highmark Holiday Pops December 9-18

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Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s annual Highmark Holiday Pops December 9 through 11 and December 17 and 18 at Heinz Hall. Delight in Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday musical tradition as Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra assistant conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads that orchestra in seasonal favorites such as  “All […]

Nov 28
 
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Returns to Heinz Hall Stage with Free Concerts Presented by BNY Mellon December 2 & 4

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Editor’s Note: This concert is now sold out. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates its return to the Heinz Hall stage with two free concerts featuring Music Director Manfred Honeck, principal oboe Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida and former concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley on December 2 & 4. “The Music Has Returned! Presented by BNY Mellon” features popular classical […]

Nov 28
 
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Strike Ends: PSI Management and PSO Musicians Agree to New Contract

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Manfred Honeck to Conduct “Welcome Back” Concerts at Heinz Hall On November 18, 2016, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (PSI) and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471 negotiating committee representing musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) agreed upon the terms of a new five-year contract. Today, the musicians of the PSO ratified the […]

Nov 23
 
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Reference Recordings Release World Premiere Recording of the First Symphonic Suite from Elektra

The latest collaboration between the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Reference Recordings, “Strauss: Elektra, Rosenkavalier,” featuring the world premiere of the first symphonic suite from Elektra, will be released in the United States on November 18 as part of the FRESH! series. This new recording presents orchestral suites based on two of the most significant operas […]

Nov 18
 
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Concerts Canceled Through December 5

With the strike by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians now entering its seventh week, additional symphony concerts through December 5 have been canceled, Pittsburgh Symphony Inc. announced today. The canceled concerts and events are: BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Thanksgiving Weekend with Hélène Grimaud on November 25 through 27 Music 101: John Moore: “It’s All About […]

Nov 14
 
 

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