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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

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Auditions for EQT Orchestra Training Program for African American Musicians

Application deadline December 9; auditions in March in Pittsburgh The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced it will hold auditions in March 2017 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) must […]

Aug 31

Gil Shaham, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kick Off New Season at Annual Gala Concert September 17

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A world of mystery, romance, intrigue and great music await you at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala concert on Saturday, September 17 at 7 p.m. in Heinz Hall. This year’s concert, “Moonlight Masquerade,” will whisk the audience to the grand costumed balls of centuries past, which were always celebrated with extraordinary music, food and […]

Aug 25

Symphony Splendor Holiday Home Tour Tickets on Sale September 1

Proceeds to benefit the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Association, the third annual holiday tour of homes to benefit the Pittsburgh Symphony, “Symphony Splendor,” is Sunday, November 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Mt. Lebanon’s historic Virginia Manor. Tickets to this sell-out event go on sale September 1. This year’s […]

Aug 25

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Four Specials for 2016-2017 Season

Special concerts to include tributes to Prince, the Beatles and Neil Diamond Today, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced its first four pops specials for the 2016-2017 season. They include tributes to Prince, the Beatles and Neil Diamond, and the return of Pittsburgh favorite Celtic Woman. These one-night-only concert experiences feature the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and […]

Aug 15