Tag: Beethoven 7

Concert Blog: Conducts with the Blood

Concert Blog: Conducts with the Blood

I wanted to be prepared for my evening at the symphony. First I listened to several versions of the Sibelius 5. Then I went to the official website for the Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste, chief conductor of the WDR Sinfonieorchester, and guest conductor for this […]

Finnish Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Joins Pittsburgh Symphony for First BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concerts of New Year

Finnish Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Joins Pittsburgh Symphony for First BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concerts of New Year

Acclaimed Finnish conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 1999 to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s Seventh and Sibelius’ Fifth symphonies during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on January 13 and 15. First performed in 1813, the […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director to Lead Chicago Symphony Orchestra in December

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director to Lead Chicago Symphony Orchestra in December

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck returns to Chicago to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on December 11-13 and 16 in a program featuring Beethoven’s beloved Symphony No. 7. Honeck’s last appearance with the Chicago Symphony was in 2012 in a program of Strauss, […]


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