Tag: Gershwin

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the Music of the ‘Big Apple’ During BNY Mellon Grand Classics on February 24-26

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates the Music of the ‘Big Apple’ During BNY Mellon Grand Classics on February 24-26

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Lahav Shani, in his Pittsburgh debut, perform landmark works honoring the city of New York by some of America’s most celebrated composers during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend, “Rhapsody in Blue,” on February 24-26 at Heinz Hall. […]

Three Pieces Showcase Program Music

Three Pieces Showcase Program Music

By Carrie Garrison At last Friday’s Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert, a program was led by conductor Leonard Slatkin and featured Conrad Tao on piano. At first glance this difficult program seemed to have no underlying theme. However, during the performance it became apparent that each piece told their […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Second Performer-Composer, Conrad Tao, to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Second Performer-Composer, Conrad Tao, to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes audience-favorite Leonard Slatkin back to the conductor’s podium and newcomer Conrad Tao, pianist and composer, to the BNY Mellon Grand Classics and Heinz Hall on October 30 and November 1 in a program featuring works by Tao, Gershwin and Strauss. […]

Musikverein!

Musikverein!

Last night was the first concert of the PSO’s weeklong residency at the Musikverein in Vienna. The Musikverein is truly one of the great concert halls in the world, and it is a privilege to be able to perform there. I had been in the […]

Don’t Forget the Glitter

Don’t Forget the Glitter

Well, hello there, 2011-2012 season.  This is my fourth year as a blogger, so I suppose that I can no longer call myself a “newbie.”  I certainly wouldn’t have been at all cognizant of the fantastic performances that take place in Heinz Hall, had it […]


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