Tag: dvorak

Concert Blog: Mozart in Pittsburgh with Valčuha and Piemontesi

Concert Blog: Mozart in Pittsburgh with Valčuha and Piemontesi

I begin with a poem written while intently listening to “The Moldau” from Ma Vlast by Smetana. I was surprised that my friend had not heard this composition before. He listens to classical music (perhaps not enough), and his father was born in Hungary, close […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Returns to Heinz Hall Stage with Free Concerts Presented by BNY Mellon December 2 & 4

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Returns to Heinz Hall Stage with Free Concerts Presented by BNY Mellon December 2 & 4

Editor’s Note: This concert is now sold out. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra celebrates its return to the Heinz Hall stage with two free concerts featuring Music Director Manfred Honeck, principal oboe Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida and former concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley on December 2 & 4. “The […]

Reference Recordings to Release ‘Tchaikovsky 6,’ the Latest SACD from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Reference Recordings to Release ‘Tchaikovsky 6,’ the Latest SACD from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The latest collaboration between the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Reference Recordings, “Tchaikovsky 6,” a brilliant new interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s final symphony, will be released in the United States on May 13 and in the United Kingdom on April 29 on the FRESH! series. Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky […]

Concert Blog: Singularly Intimate Ardor Flirtingly Revealed

Concert Blog: Singularly Intimate Ardor Flirtingly Revealed

I start at the end of Friday’s concert with the composition freshest on my mind, the Carmen melodies I’m humming outside the concert hall, and all the way home. With the Bizet Carmen Suite we see and hear the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at their very […]

Concert Blog: Love, Romance and Music

Concert Blog: Love, Romance and Music

A snowy Friday night in February was warmed by Pittsburgh Symphony’s concert of classics. Friday night’s program was led by Juraj Valčuha and featured Joshua Roman, in his debut performance, as the soloist. To kick off Valentine’s Day weekend, the Symphony performed some romantic works that […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck Return to Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Tchaikovsky and Dvořák’

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck Return to Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Tchaikovsky and Dvořák’

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck return to the Scottish Rite Cathedral Series in New Castle on Thursday, February 25 with a program featuring impassioned, moving works by Tchaikovsky and Dvořák. Dazzling violinist Jennifer Koh makes her Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra debut at […]

Spend Valentine’s Day with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series

Spend Valentine’s Day with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series

Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine’s Day weekend concert, “Romeo and Juliet and Carmen,” on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall. In honor of the holiday weekend, the Pittsburgh Symphony performs a […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Nominated for Grammy Award for Dvořák/Janáček Release

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Nominated for Grammy Award for Dvořák/Janáček Release

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has been nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance for its Dvořák/Janáček release from Reference Recordings’ FRESH! label. This well-reviewed SACD features the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Manfred Honeck, performing Dvořák’s Symphony No. […]

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Releases Dvorak/Jenufa CD on Reference Recordings Fresh! Label

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Releases Dvorak/Jenufa CD on Reference Recordings Fresh! Label

PITTSBURGH—Today, Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra released “Dvořák/ Janáček,” an SACD featuring Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 and the symphonic suite from Jenůfa by Janáček. Recorded live in the home of the Pittsburgh Symphony, Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh, and led by Music Director Manfred […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director to Lead Boston Symphony Orchestra in February

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director to Lead Boston Symphony Orchestra in February

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck returns to Boston to lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra on February 20-22, 2014 in a program featuring peerless German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Honeck’s conducting debut with the Boston Symphony was in November 2005. Following the successful European Festivals […]


Show Buttons
Hide Buttons