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Sights, Sounds of the Earth Featured in BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend ‘The Earth: An HD Odyssey’ June 10 & 12


A feast for the eyes and ears, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra pairs a majestic look at our planet with glorious music of John Adams and Richard Strauss during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on June 10 and 12. Costa Rican conductor Giancarlo Guerrero makes his Pittsburgh Symphony debut with a jam-packed program of cinematic […]

May 26

Noah Bendix-Balgley, Erik Bendix Explore World of Klezmer in Intimate Music for the Spirit Presentation

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a special Music for the Spirit community event featuring First Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic Noah Bendix-Balgley and his father, international folkdance expert Erik Bendix, on Wednesday, June 15 at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill. Father & Son: Klezmer Insights is an intimate Music for […]

May 16

Manfred Honeck to Receive Honorary Degree from Catholic University of America May 14

Manfred Honeck, music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since the 2008-2009 season, will receive an honorary degree at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, May 14 as part of the university’s graduation ceremony. The university’s 127th Annual Commencement Ceremony will start at 10 a.m. on the steps of the Basilica of […]

May 4

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Present Music from Beloved Strauss Operas During May 13-15 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend

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Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are known for their performances of the music of Richard Strauss. On May 13-15, music from the composer’s beloved operas, Elektra and Der Rosenkavalier, are center stage during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall. The two wildly different operas provide a unique listening experience. After the […]

Apr 28

Pianist Daniil Trifonov Returns to Heinz Hall for BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series May 6-8

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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck welcomes pianist Daniil Trifonov back to the Heinz Hall stage for an encore performance in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics program “Tchaikovsky!,” featuring works by Haydn, Liszt and, of course, Tchaikovsky. The Friday and Sunday concerts will feature Trifonov performing Liszt’s Concerto No.1, an unconventional showpiece that displays […]

Apr 21

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Penny Anderson Brill Received Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service

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New award made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund to celebrate orchestra musicians and the work they do in their communities Penny Anderson Brill, violist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is one of only five exemplary musicians selected by The League of American Orchestras to receive The Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. […]

Apr 21

Reference Recordings to Release ‘Tchaikovsky 6,’ the Latest SACD from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The latest collaboration between the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Reference Recordings, “Tchaikovsky 6,” a brilliant new interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s final symphony, will be released in the United States on May 13 and in the United Kingdom on April 29 on the FRESH! series. Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky said of his Symphony No. 6: “I absolutely consider it to be […]

Apr 19

Alec’s Playlist Photo Gallery

Alec Baldwin spent the day with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 16 for a one-night-only concert, Alec’s Playlist. It was a special event celebrating the power of live classical music. Thanks to Alec for sharing his time and passion for music with Pittsburgh. An especially big thank you for the donation from the Hilaria […]

Apr 19

A Special Message from FUSE@PSO Creative Director Steve Hackman

Tickets to Alec’s Playlist are available at or at the Heinz Hall box office (412-392-4900.)

Apr 15

Students Shine During Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Kraft Heinz Audience of the Future and EQT Side-by-Side Programs


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s annual Kraft Heinz Audience of the Future & EQT Student Side-by-Side event will be held on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in Heinz Hall. The Kraft Heinz Audience of the Future program is a unique opportunity for local high school students to plan and implement a Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert, […]

Apr 14