Tag: Cameron Carpenter

Concert Blog: Cameron Carpenter and the International Touring Organ

Concert Blog: Cameron Carpenter and the International Touring Organ

Sometimes in music it really matters that everything is connected in a deep way, in that the pieces are organic so that what comes out of one parameter infests the other and it becomes a unified object. Sunday afternoon at  Heinz Hall for the Performing […]

Concert Blog: Stepping out of the Silver Screen: Alec Baldwin with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Concert Blog: Stepping out of the Silver Screen: Alec Baldwin with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Entering Heinz Hall last Saturday, I was immediately struck by the array of speakers cascaded around the back of the stage, in captivating contrast of spotless white and black. I realized it was indeed to be used by the organ for Cameron Carpenter’s selection to […]

Concert Blog: A Dazzling Debut: Carpenter Plays Rachmaninoff

Concert Blog: A Dazzling Debut: Carpenter Plays Rachmaninoff

What could dazzle a Friday night crowd at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra almost as much as the glamour of Heinz Hall of Performing Arts and the debut of a groundbreaking organist?…The organist’s magnificently sparkling shoes! The shoes were certainly fabulous but it was truly Cameron […]

FUSE@PSO Vibes Abound

FUSE@PSO Vibes Abound

This Friday night, April 15, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s concert features the genre-defying organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter. Following the concert, at 10 p.m., I’ll be hosting and DJing an after-party in Heinz Hall — remixing the very same music you will have heard at the […]

After-Party DJ Set on April 15—Cameron Carpenter/Rachmaninoff/Shostakovich/Pittsburgh Symphony

After-Party DJ Set on April 15—Cameron Carpenter/Rachmaninoff/Shostakovich/Pittsburgh Symphony

Great stuff happening, folks! The dynamic, maverick organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter is appearing next weekend with the Pittsburgh Symphony, playing his own transcription of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, on an organ of his own design. Music Director Manfred Honeck will then lead […]

Organist Cameron Carpenter Debuts with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra During BNY Mellon Grand Classics April 15 & 17

Organist Cameron Carpenter Debuts with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra During BNY Mellon Grand Classics April 15 & 17

Rachmaninoff’s inventive Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini moves from piano to organ when Western Pennsylvania native and stereotype-smashing organist Cameron Carpenter makes his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony in a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend April 15 and 17 at Heinz Hall. This weekend […]


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