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  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Launches New Music and Wellness Website

    August 20, 2013 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will launch its new Music and Wellness website today.  The site is a free and comprehensive resource center for musicians, arts administrators, healthcare providers and other individuals interested in starting or accessing music and wellness programs in their communities.  Visitors can explore this informative and inspiring website at http://wellness.pittsburghsymphony.org. During ...
  • Young Composers Invited to Submit Works to 10th Annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Reading Session

    August 15, 2013 PITTSBURGH—Calling all Pennsylvanian composers! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is looking for composers to submit new works for its annual Reading Session. To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania at the time of submissions and applicants must be in the early stages of their careers. (As part of an ongoing partnership, submissions from the West ...
  • Music Director Manfred Honeck and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Open 2013-2014 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Season with “Once Upon a Time” Gala

    August 12, 2013 PITTSBURGH – Music will fill the air, beanstalks will reach to the sky and attendees will live “happily ever after” when legendary, award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to kick off the 2013-2014 season at a “Once Upon a Time” gala concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Premiere Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration in June 2014

    August 9, 2013 PITTSBURGH—The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch will once again grace the Heinz Hall stage when Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration makes its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the weekend of June 27, 2014. Nobody did it better than Hamlisch as his Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and Tony Award ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Duo to Play at Children’s Hospital in Vienna

    August 2, 2013   Music and Wellness Program Goes to Austria with Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley PITTSBURGH – On August 28, during the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s European Festivals Tour, Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and Associate Principal Violist Tatjana Mead Chamis will share their talents with a very special audience.  The pair will spend part of their day off visiting St. Anna Children’s ...
  • Broadway Star Idina Menzel to Perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

    July 9, 2013 PITTSBURGH – Superstar vocalist and actress Idina Menzel returns to the Heinz Hall stage on Sunday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in an unforgettable night of modern and classic Broadway hits. Menzel was last on stage as part of the Pittsburgh Symphony’s tribute concert to the late Marvin Hamlisch ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Receives $1.2 Million Gift

    July 8, 2013 Donation will help support musician’s salaries for three years PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has received a $1.2 million dollar gift from Pittsburghers Michele and Pat Atkins. The restricted gift, which will be distributed over three years, will be used to support the recently announced salary increases of PSO musicians. “We believe strongly that the Pittsburgh ...
  • The Music of Led Zeppelin with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

    July 1, 2013 Presented by 102.5 WDVE PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and a full rock band, featuring Brody Dolyniuk, join forces to perform Led Zeppelin’s classic songs in a brilliant combination of passion and power in the Music of Led Zeppelin, presented by 102.5 WDVE, on Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Heinz Hall The Music of ...
  • Free Concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Hartwood Acres Park

    June 21, 2013 Tchaikovsky Concerto featuring Jennifer Orchard on Violin; presented by Erie Insurance PITTSBURGH – Assistant Conductor Fawzi Haimor will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free outdoor concert at Hartwood Acres Park on Sunday, July 7 at 8 p.m. as a part of the 2013 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series. The symphony program will start off with ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Will Celebrate Independence Day Weekend with a Free Concert in South Park

    June 21, 2013 PITTSBURGH – Assistant Conductor Fawzi Haimor will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in an exciting, free concert at the South Park Amphitheater as a part of the 2013 Allegheny County Summer Concert Series.  On Saturday, July 6 at 8 p.m. the show will feature many American classics in celebration of Independence Day. The program opens with ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Pixar in Concert at the Mann Center

    June 13, 2013 PSO brings the music of Pixar films to Philadelphia’s premier outdoor summer venue PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh will lead the orchestra in music from Pixar’s 13 feature films, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and Brave, among others, on Thursday, June 27 at 8 p.m. at the Mann Center for the Performing ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS RATIFY NEW THREE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

    June 11, 2013   For Immediate Release June 10, 2013     PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS RATIFY NEW THREE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION AHEAD OF SCHEDULE   PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and its musicians today announced a new three-year agreement between the PSO and members of Local 60-471 of the American Federation of Musicians. “During the current Trade Agreement the musicians had agreed, among other ...
  • PSO to perform Jerry Garcia’s Symphonic Celebration at the Mann Center

    June 11, 2013 A Symphonic Celebration of Jerry Garcia’s music at Philadelphia’s outdoor summer venue; Warren Haynes on lead vocals and guitar; presented by Princeton Entertainment PITTSBURGH – The PSO will be traveling to Philadelphia to collaborate with Warren Haynes, most well-known as the guitarist of The Allman Brothers Band, in the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Pixar in Concert

    June 7, 2013 PSO plays classic Pixar music along with visual movie clips; presented by First Niagara PITTSBURGH – From Toy Story to their latest release, Brave, Pixar’s famous music will be performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, while movie clips play on an overhead screen. Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh will lead the PSO in playing the music of Pixar ...
  • Pianist Yuja Wang discusses the upcoming June 7-9, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

    June 7, 2013 Pianist Yuja Wang discusses the upcoming June 7-9, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts


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