Tag: BNY Mellon Grand Classics

Manfred Honeck Conducts Beethoven to Close 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

Manfred Honeck Conducts Beethoven to Close 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck close the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season in joyous style with Ludwig van Beethoven’s beloved “Pastoral” Symphony and Mahler’s Seven Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn on June 23-25 at Heinz Hall. Written during the same […]

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

  The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto on June 9 and 11 at Heinz Hall. During the 2016-2017 season, the Pittsburgh Symphony explored the music […]

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler’s groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4. Mahler’s Second Symphony is the work […]

Conductor Christoph König to Replace David Zinman for BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Romantic Brahms May 19 & 21

Conductor Christoph König to Replace David Zinman for BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Romantic Brahms May 19 & 21

Guest conductor Christoph König will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, “Romantic Brahms,” May 19 and 21 at Heinz Hall. König is currently principal conductor and music director of the Solistes Européens Luxembourg and principal guest conductor of the […]

Acclaimed Conductor Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Rare Guest Appearance April 7 & 9

Acclaimed Conductor Gustavo Dudamel to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Rare Guest Appearance April 7 & 9

Distinctive program to feature Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a luminary in the classical music world, will step in to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts on April 7 & […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Classical, Pops Programming for 2017-2018 Season

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces Classical, Pops Programming for 2017-2018 Season

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announces the 2017-2018 season programming for its BNY Mellon Grand Classics and PNC Pops series. The upcoming season of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics marks its 10th season under the musical leadership of Music Director Manfred Honeck and the orchestra’s 122nd […]

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Features a Weekend of Enchanting French Music March 17-19 at Heinz Hall

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Features a Weekend of Enchanting French Music March 17-19 at Heinz Hall

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. […]

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the City that Inspired a Master with ‘Mozart in Prague’ on March 10 & 12

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the City that Inspired a Master with ‘Mozart in Prague’ on March 10 & 12

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 […]

Concert Blog: A Land of Magic and Mystery in The Sleeping Beauty

Concert Blog: A Land of Magic and Mystery in The Sleeping Beauty

To say that you need to experience the glory and emotion that is the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s performance of The Sleeping Beauty this weekend is a poor and almost indescribable understatement. Russian and Scottish influences beautifully compete for your senses as the audience is enveloped into […]

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

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 […]


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