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  • PSO MUSICAL AMBASSADOR FIDDLESTICKS HOSTS ‘A SEASON OF CELEBRATIONS‘ FAMILY CONCERTS IN 2012-2013

    September 27, 2012 Lawrence Loh conducts with guest artists including Katy Williams, CLO Academy Tap Dancers, Joe Negri, Stephanie Maloney, Clare Bradford PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s popular feline musical ambassador, Fiddlesticks, returns for ’A Season of Celebrations‘ to introduce children to music at three Saturday morning concerts at Heinz Hall. From infancy on, children are exposed to ...
  • QUEEN LATIFAH CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL CANCELED

    September 21, 2012 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) regrets to announce that the two Queen Latifah concerts scheduled for October have been canceled due to a scheduling conflict with the artist. Queen Latifah was scheduled to perform Oct. 25 & 26 at Heinz Hall. Ticket holders will be refunded in full for their tickets. They can call the ...
  • ‘GLEE’ STAR MATTHEW MORRISON OPENS PSO’S 2012-2013 PNC POPS SEASON

    September 21, 2012 Guest Conductor Lucas Richman leads PSO in performances of Broadway, movie music PITTSBURGH – Matthew Morrison, star of the hit TV show Glee will headline the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) opening weekend of the 2012-2013 PNC Pops season at Heinz Hall. The concerts begin at 2:30 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. ...
  • PSO PERFORMS WORLD PREMIERE OF PATRIOTIC ‘ARLINGTON SONS,’ PIANO VIRTUOSO OLGA KERN RETURNS TO HEINZ HALL TO PLAY RACHMANINOFF

    September 19, 2012 Leonard Slatkin leads PSO in program that includes William Schuman’s Third Symphony PITTSBURGH – Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in a weekend of BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts that feature the world premiere of Arlington Sons, an innovative work believed to be the first vocal piece written for a ...
  • ‘GREASE’ STAR OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN TO PERFORM WITH PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AT HEINZ HALL

    September 17, 2012 Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 17; concert is Saturday, Dec. 8 PITTSBURGH – Olivia Newton-John, star of the hit movie Grease, and four-time Grammy Award winner, will join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) at Heinz Hall in December, performing many of her hit songs that have made her one of the world’s most popular entertainers ...
  • PSO PERFORMS MUSIC OF ‘THE KING OF POP’ AT HEINZ HALL IN NOVEMBER

    September 17, 2012 Tickets for ‘The Music of Michael Jackson’ go on sale Monday, Sept. 17; concert Nov. 27 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will bring the music of “The King of Pop” to Heinz Hall in a concert of fabulous music spanning 40 years of Michael Jackson’s influential and celebrated career. The concert, “The Music of Michael ...
  • PSO CONGRATULATES COMPOSER OF THE YEAR MASON BATES FOR RECEIVING PRESTIGIOUS HEINZ AWARD

    September 12, 2012 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) congratulates its Composer of the Year, Mason Bates, on being named one of the five recipients of the Heinz Awards. Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation on Wednesday announced that Bates, 35, will receive an unrestricted cash prize of $250,000 as the winner of the Heinz Award in ...
  • Oscar-winner, Pittsburgh native F. Murray Abraham to replace Lithgow in PSO performances of Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

    September 6, 2012 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) today announced that Oscar-winning actor and Pittsburgh native, F. Murray Abraham, will replace actor John Lithgow as the speaker in the PSO’s performances of Mozart’s Requiem at Heinz Hall in October. Lithgow had to cancel his appearance with the PSO because it conflicts with his schedule of a theatrical ...
  • BARITONE THOMAS HAMPSON RETURNS TO HEINZ HALL, PRINCIPAL HORN WILLIAM CABALLERO PERFORMS STRAUSS’ HORN CONCERTO AS PSO OPENS 2012-2013 BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS SEASON

    September 6, 2012 Music Director Honeck also leads PSO in performances of Dvořák’s ‘New World’ Symphony PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in the opening weekend of the 2012-2013 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season, with concerts featuring renowned American baritone Thomas Hampson and PSO Principal Horn William Caballero as soloists. The concerts will ...
  • TICKETS ON SALE FOR FIRST THREE 2012-2013 PNC POPS CONCERTS

    August 29, 2012 PITTSBURGH –Tickets are now on sale for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) PNC Pops concerts –Matthew Morrison, A Tribute to The Beatles with Classical Mystery Tour and Highmark Holiday Pops. The 2012-2013 season’s first PNC Pops concerts will be Sept. 29 & 30, when Matthew Morrison, star of the hit TV show, Glee, joins the PSO ...
  • PSO MUSIC DIRECTOR HONECK OPENS 2012-2013 SEASON WITH ‘YEAR OF THE DRAGON’ GALA

    August 24, 2012 International piano sensation Lang Lang is soloist at Sept. 15 concert PITTSBURGH – Internationally acclaimed and award-winning pianist Lang Lang will join Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to kick off the 2012-2013 season at a “Year of the Dragon” gala concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at Heinz Hall. With 2012 ...
  • PSO EXPANDS ANNUAL CALL FOR NEW WORKS BY COMPOSERS STATEWIDE

    August 24, 2012 Deadline for score submission is Nov. 12; Leonard Slatkin will lead PSO in session of chosen works PITTSBURGH –  The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) this year is expanding its annual call statewide for new works by composers in the early stages of their careers. Since the 2004-2005 season, the PSO has offered an annual reading of works ...
  • PSO NAMES NEW CONDUCTORS FOR 2012-2013 PNC POPS CONCERTS

    August 15, 2012 PSO goes ahead with new season as envisioned by the late Marvin Hamlisch; acclaimed conductors include Lucas Richman, Daniel Meyer, Michael Krajewski, Lawrence Loh PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) today announced the conductors who will lead the orchestra in 2012-2013 PNC Pops and Highmark Holiday Pops concerts that were originally scheduled to be conducted ...
  • PITTSBURGH SINGING SENSATION JACKIE EVANCHO JOINS PSO FOR ‘SONGS FROM THE SILVER SCREEN’ CONCERT

    August 11, 2012 Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, Sept. 14; concert scheduled for March 12 at Heinz Hall; PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh sensation and America’s Got Talent singing star Jackie Evancho will join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) at Heinz Hall for a concert celebrating great songs from the movies. The concert, “Jackie Evancho: Songs from the Silver ...
  • PSO family deeply saddened by the passing of our violinist Linda Fischer

    August 10, 2012 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved violinist and friend, Linda Fischer, this week. Since 1985, as a member of the second violin section, Linda was a vital part of the PSO family, sharing her immense talents not only with our audiences, but also with numerous orchestras, and youth ...


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