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  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES NEW ‘BROADWAY AT HEINZ HALL’ SERIES

    August 9, 2012 Broadway hits ‘Chicago,’ ‘Catch Me If You Can,’ ‘Elvis Lives’ to thrill Heinz Hall audiences next season; tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 20 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) today announced the inaugural ‘Broadway at Heinz Hall’ series that will bring award-winning and crowd-pleasing Broadway hits to Heinz Hall, starting in the 2012-2013 ...
  • Tributes to Marvin Hamlisch

    August 8, 2012 Compiled from several sources, here are some tributes to our beloved Marvin Hamlisch: “It was with profound sadness that I learned of Maestro Marvin Hamlisch’s passing. During the past few years, I had the pleasure of meeting him on many occasions on my visits to Pittsburgh. He was charming, he had a great sense of humor ...
  • Photo tribute of our beloved Marvin Hamlisch

    August 7, 2012 Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.   Many people have expressed interest in making a gift honoring our beloved Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch. Last year, as a vision of Marvin’s, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra began a Pops Artistic Excellence Fund as part of the PSO’s endowment.  This fund will help ensure that you continue to experience the high ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY: ‘WE HAVE LOST A TRUE AND GREAT FRIEND’

    August 7, 2012 Marvin Hamlisch’s passing is a tremendous shock to all of us at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He was a true and great friend who absolutely loved the PSO, our audiences and this city. He considered it his second hometown and it clearly showed, whether he was taking in a Pirates game, dining at his favorite ...
  • QUEEN LATIFAH TO PERFORM 2 CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL

    July 17, 2012 Tickets go on sale Friday, July 20; concerts are Oct. 25, 26 PITTSBURGH – Oscar-nominated actress and Grammy Award-winning musician Queen Latifah will perform two special concerts of jazz standards and R&B hits in October at Heinz Hall. The concerts will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct, 25, and Friday, Oct. 26. Tickets, ranging from $49.50 ...
  • PSO TO PERFORM CLASSICAL CONCERT IN MARYLAND

    July 11, 2012 Friday’s concert features violinist Chee-Yun performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will travel this week to the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival at the Wisp Resort near Deep Creek, Md., for a concert led by PSO Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and featuring violin superstar Chee-Yun. Loh will conduct the PSO at 7:30 ...
  • IRISH SENSATION ‘CELTIC WOMAN’ TO PERFORM CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL

    July 5, 2012 Tickets go on sale Monday, July 9; concerts are Dec. 3, 4 PITTSBURGH – Following a sold-out concert last year, the enchanting Irish music sensation Celtic Woman will return by popular demand to Heinz Hall to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for two special Christmas concerts in December. The concerts, “Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration with the ...
  • Heinz Hall Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    June 18, 2012
  • Manfred Honeck discusses the famous ‘Hammerschlag’ in the 4th movement of Mahler’s Sixth Symphony.

    June 14, 2012
  • HONECK TO LEAD PSO ON FLORIDA TOUR IN FEBRUARY

    June 12, 2012 Concerts in West Palm Beach, Miami, Sarasota, Gainesville; pianist Denis Matsuev joins PSO on tour, performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in February on a tour of Florida. The orchestra will perform Feb. 19 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Feb. 21 ...
  • PSO CONCERTO COMPETITION CONCLUDES WITHOUT A WINNER

    June 11, 2012 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) on Monday announced that it did not pick a winner in its online concerto competition. The decision was made after four finalists auditioned Monday for a jury comprised of PSO conductors, musicians and staff. “We were very pleased with the four finalists. But we always maintained the right not ...
  • HONECK CONDUCTS GRAND FINALE OF PSO’s BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS SEASON, CONTINUES MAHLER CYCLE

    June 8, 2012 Highlight includes PSO’s Gorton-Van Hoesen family performing Goossens’ Concert Piece PITTSBURGH –  Music Director Manfred Honeck closes the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with three concerts featuring two momentous works. The concerts will feature the PSO’s Gorton-Van Hoesen family (James, Gretchen and daughter Heidi) coming together to perform the imaginative Concert Piece for ...
  • HEINZ HALL GARDEN CAFÉ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    June 5, 2012 Garden Happy Hours begin Wednesday, June 6 PITTSBURGH – The Garden Café at Heinz Hall opened for service, Monday, June 4. Café service will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The menu offers wraps, cold sandwiches, salads and vegetarian options. Patrons can also enjoy grilled foods on Wednesdays in June, and Fridays ...
  • WORLD-RENOWNED VIOLINIST JOSHUA BELL MAKES LONG-AWAITED RETURN TO HEINZ HALL

    June 5, 2012 Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Richard Strauss tone poems PITTSBURGH –  Manfred Honeck, a superb interpreter of Richard Strauss, this month conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in three of Strauss’ tone poems: Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration and Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks. The BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts also will feature the return of world-renowned violinist ...
  • PUBLIC INVITED TO SHARE HEINZ HALL MEMORIES ONLINE AS PART OF 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

    May 30, 2012 People can submit stories, upload photos on PSO website PITTSBURGH – In honor of the 40th anniversary of Heinz Hall, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is inviting members of the public to post their favorite memories of Heinz Hall from the past four decades. The PSO wants contributors to share memories of a visit to Heinz Hall ...


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