Tag: Brahms

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 […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cellist Maximilian Hornung Tilt at Windmills During BNY Mellon Grand Classics May 19 & 21

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cellist Maximilian Hornung Tilt at Windmills During BNY Mellon Grand Classics May 19 & 21

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of guest conductor David Zinman, brings Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Strauss’ Don Quixote to life in two sensational BNY Mellon Grand Classics performances on Friday, May 19, and Sunday, May 21 at Heinz Hall. Cellist Maximilian Hornung […]

Violin Superstar Midori Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 3 & 5

Violin Superstar Midori Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 3 & 5

Violin superstar Midori first captured hearts and minds of audiences 30 years ago as an 11-year-old virtuoso. She returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 2004 to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics on February 3 & […]

Concert Blog: Emanuel Ax Play Brahms

Concert Blog: Emanuel Ax Play Brahms

Friday’s concert at Heinz Hall for Performing Arts featured the brilliant Polish virtuoso Emanuel Ax in a performance of Brahms’ Concerto No.2 in B-flat major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 83 and the  Pittsburgh Symphony’s Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck who led the orchestra in works by […]

Pianist Emanuel Ax Returns to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series April 1-3

Pianist Emanuel Ax Returns to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series April 1-3

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck welcomes beloved pianist Emanuel Ax back to the Heinz Hall stage in a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program featuring Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 and choral favorites from Orff, Bernstein, Verdi and Boito. Brahms’ Concerto No. 2 is […]

Bach, Beethoven and Brahms: The “Three Bs” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Bach, Beethoven and Brahms: The “Three Bs” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

At Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts Friday night, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra started out with a fresh transcription of Bach’s Chaconne from the Violin Partita No. 2 arranged for full orchestra by Hideo Saito. It was a masterpiece to behold visually, but mostly aurally […]

Violinist Augustin Hadelich Makes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Debut with ‘Bach, Beethoven & Brahms’

Violinist Augustin Hadelich Makes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Debut with ‘Bach, Beethoven & Brahms’

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s second weekend of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics brings a perennial program favorite, “Bach, Beethoven and Brahms,” on September 25-27 at Heinz Hall. This celebration of the “three Bs” features a fresh Bach transcription, arranged for string orchestra by […]

Steve Hackman Named Creative Director of FUSE@PSO

Steve Hackman Named Creative Director of FUSE@PSO

New Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Series launches June 24 with Brahms + Radiohead PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce FUSE@PSO, a new series of early evening concerts at Heinz Hall conducted by Steve Hackman. FUSE@PSO aims to — with deliberate intent and […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Horn Section Highlighted in BNY Mellon Grand Classics ‘Four Horns’ March 27-29

Pittsburgh Symphony Horn Section Highlighted in BNY Mellon Grand Classics ‘Four Horns’ March 27-29

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada for his Heinz Hall debut in “Four Horns,” A BNY Mellon Grand Classics concert weekend, March 27-29. Colombian-born Orozco-Estrada makes his debut with the “rock stars of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,” the members of […]

What is the Greatest?

What is the Greatest?

What is the greatest? When it comes to classical music, which composition should be considered the greatest? Would it be one that you would say is better than all the rest? How fine a line should we draw when we determine what is the greatest? […]


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