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  • VIOLIN VIRTUOSO ITZHAK PERLMAN RETURNS TO PERFORM, CONDUCT PSO FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

    May 4, 2011 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, at Heinz Hall PITTSBURGH – World-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman returns to Heinz Hall this month to perform in and conduct an evening of exceptional music. This special concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. Tickets, ranging from $29 to $99, can be purchased by calling the Heinz Hall ...
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK LEADS PSO IN CONCERTS FEATURING JOAN TOWER WORLD PREMIERE, MUSIC OF MOZART, BEETHOVEN, MAHLER

    May 4, 2011 Pianist Hélène Grimaud & the world premiere of Joan Tower’s Stroke, May 13 & 14 Mezzo Soprano Michelle DeYoung, May 20 – 22 PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring the well-loved music of Mozart, Beethoven and Mahler, as well as the world premiere of ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS AUDIENCE OF THE FUTURE AND EQT STUDENT SIDE-BY-SIDE CONCERTS

    April 25, 2011 7 P.M., APRIL 29 AT HEINZ HALL PITTSBURGH – Local high school students experience the thrill of working with, and performing alongside the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) at Heinz Hall on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. The first half of the concert is the culmination of six months of hard work for 84 students. The ...
  • PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR LEONARD SLATKIN LEADS PSO IN TWISTED STORYBOOK FAVORITES ‘PETER AND THE WOLF,’ ‘FINAL ALICE’

    April 18, 2011 Pittsburgh-born TV, film actor David Conrad will be narrator, Hila Plitmann is soprano soloist. Other events include pre- and post-concert chats with composer, conductor, exhibition & auction of original ‘Alice’ artwork, exhibition of Alice figurines & collectibles, live mural performance, Theremin demonstration PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin returns to lead ...
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK WILL LEAD PSO IN BBC PROMS CONCERTS IN SEPTEMBER

    April 15, 2011 PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in performances at the prestigious BBC Proms concerts on Sept. 5 & 6 at London’s famed Royal Albert Hall. The concerts are part of the orchestra’s 2011 European Festivals Tour presented by BNY Mellon. This is the 116th year of the Proms, billed as ...
  • Steinberg Society Brunch

    April 14, 2011 There are a wide variety of events that the Pittsburgh Symphony has throughout its year.  As the Director of Special Events at the PSO I want to give you a window into the many exciting things that we do in support and celebration of the PSO! As my first post, I’d like to introduce our Steinberg Society Brunch, held at ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON OF COLUMBIA GAS SYMPHONY SERIES AT THE SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL

    April 11, 2011 FEATURING SOLOISTS STEPHEN KOSTYNIAK & NATALIE MACMASTER PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce the 2011-2012 season of the Columbia Gas Symphony Series at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle. This will be the 11th season of the PSO performances at this venue. Three-concert subscription prices range from $33 to $147. Student and ...
  • ‘DISNEY IN CONCERT’ DEBUTS WITH THE PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN PNC POPS CONCERTS

    March 28, 2011 Featuring solo vocalists Andrew Johnson, Whitney Claire Kaufman, Candice Nicole, Aaron Phillips PITTSBURGH – Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in PNC Pops concerts bursting with musical Disney magic next month at Heinz Hall. “Disney in Concert” will feature a variety of musical scores from popular Disney movies, including The Hunchback of ...
  • HEINZ HALL WELCOMES GUEST CONDUCTOR HERBERT BLOMSTEDT FOR AN EVENING OF THE MUSIC OF BRAHMS

    March 28, 2011 PIANIST GARRICK OHLSSON IS FEATURED SOLOIST PITTSBURGH – Guest Conductor Herbert Blomstedt returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring the music of Johannes Brahms at Heinz Hall. Blomstedt first conducted the PSO in June 1981 and was most recently at Heinz Hall in November 1996. Pianist Garrick Ohlsson is ...
  • GUEST CONDUCTOR RAFAEL FRÜHBECK DE BURGOS RETURNS TO HEINZ HALL TO LEAD PSO IN MUSIC OF SCHUMANN, LISZT, STRAUSS

    March 14, 2011 Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio is soloist PITTSBURGH – Guest conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos returns to Heinz Hall next month to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring the music of Schumann, Liszt and Strauss. Frühbeck has appeared as a guest conductor with the PSO for several decades, first appearing ...
  • LATVIAN CONDUCTOR ANDRIS NELSONS RETURNS TO LEAD PSO IN ‘SCHEHERAZADE,’ BEETHOVEN, MENDELSSOHN

    March 9, 2011 American pianist Jonathan Biss is soloist PITTSBURGH – Guest Conductor Andris Nelsons returns to Heinz Hall to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring guest pianist Jonathan Biss. Nelsons appeared at Heinz Hall twice before, most recently in November 2009. Biss last appeared with the PSO in Pittsburgh in March 2010. The ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES PNC POPS 2011-2012 SEASON

    March 7, 2011 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announces the 2011-2012 PNC Pops Season and celebrates Marvin Hamlisch’s 17th season as Principal Pops Conductor with the PSO. 2011-2012 PNC Pops Programming Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch and the PSO whirl into the best season yet with Ballroom with a Twist, choreographed by Emmy-nominated Louis van Amstel from ...
  • PSO, MUSICAL AMBASSADOR FIDDLESTICKS JOIN TO PUT MUSIC IN THE HANDS OF CHILDREN WITH ‘YOU ARE THE COMPOSER!’

    March 7, 2011 Soloists: Pittsburgh-area sopranos Katy Shackleton Williams, Taia Pandolfi, 13-year-old local pianist Sasha Voinov, North Star Kids, Duquesne University Percussion Ensemble PITTSBURGH – Fiddlesticks, Heinz Hall’s resident musical ambassador to children, will appear with Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) for “You Are The Composer!” at 11:15 a.m., on Saturday, March 19, at ...
  • PRINCIPAL POPS CONDUCTOR MARVIN HAMLISCH SEEKS LOCAL TALENT FOR PSO’S HIGHMARK HOLIDAY POPS CONCERTS

    March 1, 2011 Open auditions Saturday, March 12 at Heinz Hall Click here to download the audition form PITTSBURGH – Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch will hold an open call for vocalists and instrumentalists this month to find local talent for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Highmark Holiday Pops concerts in December. Open auditions will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOSTS OPEN HOUSE AT HEINZ HALL

    March 1, 2011 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will open Heinz Hall to the public on Wednesday, March 2, allowing the public a sneak peek during a PSO rehearsal and tour the historic building. The Open House will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 2. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the ...


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