Tag: Francesco Lecce-Chong

The Annual Tradition Returns! Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Highmark Holiday Pops December 9-18

The Annual Tradition Returns! Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Highmark Holiday Pops December 9-18

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the music of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s annual Highmark Holiday Pops December 9 through 11 and December 17 and 18 at Heinz Hall. Delight in Pittsburgh’s favorite holiday musical tradition as Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra assistant conductor Francesco […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will offer a free community concert on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. in Heinz Hall as part of the annual RADical Days celebration. A free hour-long concert led by Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, this program features musical storytelling at its […]

Concert Blog: PSO and Nelly Energizes and Unifies

Concert Blog: PSO and Nelly Energizes and Unifies

The cities of St. Louis, Missouri, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are known for their similarities. From their flourishing settlement periods in the late 1700s to subsequent industry booms and diverse immigrant populations to parallel urban communities and signature architecture, these communities share many of the same historical […]

Nelly, Pittsburgh Symphony Shake a Tail Feather Together at Heinz Hall on July 14

Nelly, Pittsburgh Symphony Shake a Tail Feather Together at Heinz Hall on July 14

Grammy-award winning rapper and songwriter Nelly will join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop at Heinz Hall on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong, Nelly and the Pittsburgh Symphony will perform a tail […]

First Week Adventures

First Week Adventures

By Francesco Lecce-Chong, Assistant Conductor, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra It has been a terrific and busy start to my time with the PSO. I had the unusual task of leading four separate programs in four days during my first full week of concerts from October 21st to […]


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