Tag: FUSE@PSO

What exactly is :STEREO HIDEOUT:?

What exactly is :STEREO HIDEOUT:?

On next week’s FUSE concert, one of my :STEREO HIDEOUT: songs will be played by Beauty Slap, the vocalists and the Pittsburgh Symphony. What a thrill indeed. It was the perfect opportunity because the song samples the “Tuba Mirum” of Verdi’s Reqiuem, a movement that […]

Where do you find these fantastic singers???

Where do you find these fantastic singers???

We have a fantastic trio of vocalists coming in to sing the Copland+Bon Iver at the January 27 FUSE@PSO concert. Two of them, Bill Prokopow (who performs as Will Post) and Kéren Tayár, you’ve seen before; Bill has sung in both the Brahms+Radiohead and Beethoven+Coldplay, and […]

future.brass.thunder.funk…FUSE

future.brass.thunder.funk…FUSE

On January 27, we will invite our first guest act of the FUSE@PSO series on stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony: Pittsburgh’s own Beauty Slap. I can’t express enough how excited I am for this collaboration. So far we have presented only mash-up shows, and indeed […]

At the beginning, on the first time around…

At the beginning, on the first time around…

The FUSE@PSO concert on March 9, 2016 will be something I am calling STRAVINSKY: REMIX|RESPONSE. It will be a live remix of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite — juxtaposed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra playing the original Stravinsky will be remix vignettes that use segments of the Stravinsky treated […]

FUSE@PSO Returns to Heinz Hall with Beethoven + Coldplay

FUSE@PSO Returns to Heinz Hall with Beethoven + Coldplay

FUSE@PSO, the new genre-bending early evening concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns on Tuesday, October 6 to Heinz Hall. Series Creative Director Steve Hackman and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present a mash-up of Beethoven’s famous “Eroica” Symphony with music from the […]

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 […]


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