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  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents 14th Annual Wilkinsburg Community Concert to Benefit District Music Programs

    March 10, 2017 Concert scheduled for Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents the 14th Annual Community Engagement Concert for the community of Wilkinsburg, “Spring Into Music,” on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at Wilkinsburg High School. A family-friendly evening of music, led by Assistant Conductor Andrés Franco, this concert ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Launches Online Archives Portal

    March 9, 2017 On February 17, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra opened an online door to its archive of materials from the organization’s more than 120-year history to people around the world. An online Archives Portal, accessible at archive.pittsburghsymphony.org or on the “About” page of pittsburghsymphony.org, offers visitors the opportunity to explore some of the treasures found in the symphony’s ...
  • The Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel Come to Heinz Hall for PNC Pops on March 24-26

    March 9, 2017 The PNC Pops series gives the Grammy-Award winning music of Simon and Garfunkel the orchestral treatment during an evening of nostalgic hits with the “Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel” on March 24-26 at Heinz Hall. Guest conductor Michael Krajewski and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present favorite tunes like “The Sound of Silence,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge ...
  • Tchaikovsky Meets Drake at FUSE@PSO March 22 at Heinz Hall

    March 8, 2017 FUSE@PSO, the genre-defying concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, March 22 with “Tchaikovsky + Drake.” Creative Director and Conductor Steve Hackman creates each FUSE@PSO experience by synthesizing a classical composer’s work with the music of a modern artist. In this concert, Hackman melds three movements from Tchaikovsky’s 5th ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents New Zelda Symphony December 14 at Heinz Hall

    March 6, 2017 Tickets for “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2017” Go on Sale March 21 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and MGP Live welcome Pittsburgh back to Hyrule on Thursday, December 14 when “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses” returns to Heinz Hall, featuring a new piece from the recently released Breath of the ...
  • BNY Mellon Grand Classics Features a Weekend of Enchanting French Music March 17-19 at Heinz Hall

    March 2, 2017 The City of Paris has captured imaginations and inspired artists of all disciplines for generations. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and French conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier take audiences to this magical city during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend, “Bolero!” on March 17-19 at Heinz Hall. With a program full of music originally composed for ballets, the ...
  • BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the City that Inspired a Master with ‘Mozart in Prague’ on March 10 & 12

    February 23, 2017 Prague is the city that cherished Mozart, inspired Smetana and Janáček, and launched Dvořák. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates the city’s unique place in musical history during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, “Mozart in Prague,” on March 10 & 12 at Heinz Hall. Slovakian conductor Juraj Valčuha returns to Pittsburgh with a program inspired by ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Windborne Music Present ‘Music of Prince’ Concert on March 4

    February 16, 2017 Iconic superstar Prince was known for his musical innovation and fearless reinvention. On Saturday, March 4, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra honors that spirit with “The Music of Prince” at Heinz Hall. Guest conductor Brent Havens, vocalists Marshall Charloff and a full rock band join the Pittsburgh Symphony to celebrate Prince’s vast musical catalog. Get ready to ...
  • Music Director Manfred Honeck to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in 8-Concert, 5-Nation European Festivals Tour

    February 15, 2017 Orchestra will be joined by soloists Anne-Sophie Mutter, Matthias Goerne and Rainer Honeck Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra return to Europe to perform at prominent music festivals from August 25 to September 9, 2017. The tour will take the orchestra to Germany, Austria, England, Switzerland and Romania. “The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is truly a ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Partners with Carnegie Museum of Art in Monthly Music and Wellness Yoga Classes

    February 14, 2017 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will partner with Carnegie Museum of Art to offer one yoga and music class each month as part of the museum’s weekly yoga classes. The first class is February 23 and features Pittsburgh Symphony cellist Michael DeBruyn. Thursday Yoga at CMOA features a weekly rejuvenating yoga session with instructor Stephanie Zito, which ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the Music of the ‘Big Apple’ During BNY Mellon Grand Classics on February 24-26

    February 9, 2017 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lahav Shani, in his Pittsburgh debut, perform landmark works honoring the city of New York by some of America’s most celebrated composers during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, “Rhapsody in Blue,” on February 24-26 at Heinz Hall. The concert opens with Charles Ives’ The Unanswered Question and Kurt Weill’s Symphony ...
  • The Best of Broadway Comes to Heinz Hall for PNC Pops on February 17-19

    February 2, 2017 The PNC Pops proves “there’s no business like show business” during an evening of Broadway showstoppers with “Broadway Standing Ovations” on February 17-19 at Heinz Hall. Audience favorite Jack Everly returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Student Chorale and guest vocalists in a program featuring some of the most beloved songs from ...
  • Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by PNC Explore the Music of Pittsburgh in ‘Around the ‘Burgh’ on February 18

    February 2, 2017 The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Presented by PNC returns with “Around the ’Burgh!,” a celebration of the music of Fiddlesticks’ hometown, Pittsburgh, on Saturday, February 18 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. Fiddlesticks, the orchestra’s feline musical ambassador to children, joins the musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony to explore the rich musical history of Pittsburgh, including ...
  • Trumpeter Chris Botti Returns to Pittsburgh to Perform with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on May 4

    January 26, 2017 Tickets to this one-night-only performance go on sale February 3 Multi Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti returns to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. With a career spanning more than two decades, Botti has become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing ...
  • Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

    January 26, 2017 A sleeping princess, a beloved symphony and a modern rhythmic masterpiece await at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on February 10 and 12 at Heinz Hall. A near-perfect classic, Tchaikovsky’s score for The Sleeping Beauty ballet is filled with magic and poetry and, in fact, the composer himself thought it was one ...


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