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PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra continues its commitment to nurture new work and young composers with its 11th Annual Reading Session on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. This year’s chosen composers — Xinyang Wang of the University of Pittsburgh, Anthony Manfredonia of Temple University, Richard Thomas of Gettysburg […]
What a Glorious Feeling! Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ as part of PNC Pops Series
“Everybody should see ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ on the big screen at least once in their lives. But to see it with the glorious MGM music performed live makes it a once-in-a-lifetime viewing experience — and emphasizes that the movie is, to coin a phrase, a shimmering, glowing star in the cinema firmament.” — Scott Matthewman, […]
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2015-2016 Season for Canady Symphony Series at West Virginia University
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Canady Symphony Series celebrates its 10th anniversary during the 2015-2016 season with a diverse selection of concerts that hit all the right notes. The season opens with a special treat—the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and phenomenal Russian pianist Daniil Trifinov return to Morgantown on September 19. Trifinov will […]
Pianist Lars Vogt discusses the February 20-22, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts To learn more, visit pittsburghsymphony.org/hero.
PITTSBURGH – It’s going to get hot in Heinz Hall during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Stravinsky’s Firebird on March 6-8. Music Director Manfred Honeck opens the concert with a dazzling collaboration between two soloists featuring Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and Principal Viola Randolph Kelly, performing Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major. In a Heinz Hall […]
Canady Symphony Series Closes Season with ‘Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev’ Led by Music Director Manfred Honeck
PITTSBURGH — Let your mind dance and your heart swell with symphonic suites from two of the world’s most famous ballet scores during “Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev” on March 2, the final concert of the Canady Symphony Series season at West Virginia University. Music director Manfred Honeck weaves tales of love and loss, triumph and defeat […]
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Musical Storytelling at its Best During BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend
PITTSBURGH – Let your mind dance and your heart swell with symphonic suites from two of the world’s most famous ballet scores during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev on February 27 through March 1 at Heinz Hall. Music director Manfred Honeck weaves tales of love and loss, triumph and defeat with suites distilled […]
Highlights: Swoon at the stunning visuals and voices of “West Side Story” accompanied by the unparalleled musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Electrify your spirit with sounds straight from the Emerald Isle performed by renowned musical group The Chieftains with Paddy Moloney. Marvel at amazing feats of aerial dexterity to the sound of classical favorites […]
Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announce 2015-2016 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season
BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season Highlights: Itzhak Perlman in Cinema Serenade — The season begins with the return of perennial favorite violinist Itzhak Perlman performing music from the golden age of the Silver Screen as part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Gala, Cinema Serenade. The Performer-Composer — Forget one Composer of the Year; instead Heinz Hall […]
PITTSBURGH – The ancient Silk Road takes a new route through Heinz Hall on February 25 when cello superstar Yo-Yo Ma and his music collective bring their unique program to Pittsburgh. Making their Heinz Hall debut, the world renowned Silk Road Ensemble with cellist Yo-Yo Ma brings together performers and composers from more than 20 […]