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Peter Cetera Performs with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Concert at Heinz Hall on July 7


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Arnie Roth, will accompany Peter Cetera in concert at Heinz Hall on July 7 at 7:30 p.m. Peter Cetera, Grammy award-winning singer and former lead vocalist of Chicago, will join the Pittsburgh Symphony for an evening of his most loved hits. With more than two dozen top […]

Jun 23

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents ‘Back to the Future’ Film in Concert

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Power up your DeLorean and recharge your flux capacitor! On July 6, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the director of Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, joins forces with Marty McFly and Doc Brown to present the original “Back to the Future” film in Heinz Hall with the orchestra playing the film’s iconic score live. “Back to […]

Jun 22

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Honors Service Men and Women in ‘American Celebration’

Salute to Veterans rehearsal

Assistant conductor Andrés Franco and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra present “An American Celebration: In Honor of Our Service Men and Women,” concert featuring American music that is part of the Summer with the Symphony series, at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on July 1 at 7 p.m. The Symphony returns to Soldiers & […]

Jun 15

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to Heinz Hall

Rock ’n roll legends Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage for a night of symphonic rock at Heinz Hall on June 30 at 7:30 p.m. Benatar and Giraldo have thrilled audiences for over three decades with rock hits like “We Belong,” “Love Is a Battlefield” and “Hit Me with Your […]

Jun 15

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Annual Free Concerts in South Park, Hartwood Acres July 2 & 3

Assistant conductor Andrés Franco leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in two outdoor summer concerts featuring popular classics at South Park on July 2 at 8:00 p.m. and Hartwood Acres on July 3 at 8:15 p.m. The Symphony returns to South Park and Hartwood Acres for two wonderful evenings of music, featuring the musical compositions from […]

Jun 14

Guest Blog: Marcel Walker — Classical Music, Inspiration and the Importance of Superman

Marcel and his artwork in front of Heinz Hall (credit Kristin Ward)

Symphonic and classical music entered my world when I was eight years old. It wasn’t in a particularly sophisticated way — if one goes in for notions of art belonging to “high brow” and “low brow” classes, which I don’t — but rather the same way it does for a lot of people. I was […]

Jun 10

Howard Shore, Pittsburgh Symphony Explore the Composer’s Career in Music During Final PNC Pops Weekend of Season

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Features world premiere of The Hobbit, Four Movements for Symphony Orchestra Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore joins the Pittsburgh Symphony for PNC Pops: The Film Music of Howard Shore on June 24-26. During this one-of-a-kind concert, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the outstanding career and achievements of a true music icon with performances of Shore’s […]

Jun 9

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Sensory-Friendly Performance, ‘Heroes and Inspirations’


The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present its second sensory-friendly orchestra performance, “Heroes and Inspirations,” on Saturday, June 25 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall. Led by Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, “Heroes and Inspirations” is designed to provide a welcoming and inclusive concert environment, making it appropriate for families and patrons of all ages including those […]

Jun 9

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Mahler Symphony No. 5, Return of Noah Bendix-Balgley

Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra close the 2015-2016 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with one of Gustav Mahler’s most well-known symphonies and a performance by former Pittsburgh Symphony concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley on June 17-19 at Heinz Hall. For the first half of this program, Bendix-Balgley thrills with performances of Mozart’s Rondo in C […]

Jun 2

2016-2017 Season of FUSE@PSO Features Music of Drake, Björk and Appearance of Time for Three

FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s genre-bending early evening concert series, returns for its second season with three concerts featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Björk and Drake, and a performance by guest artists Time for Three. The 2016-2017 season goes on sale June 1. Crafted by Creative Director and Conductor Steve Hackman, each FUSE@PSO concert […]

May 27