Tag: Halloween

Igudesman and Joo: Scary Concert at Heinz Hall

Igudesman and Joo: Scary Concert at Heinz Hall

Saturday evening we were treated by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to a highly entertaining concert led by violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo. A Scary Halloween it was, with music ranging from Dance Macabre by Saint-Saens to the hilarious Decomposing Composers by Michael Palin. […]

Comedy Duo Igudesman & Joo Return for a No-Holds-Barred Musical Salute to Halloween with ‘Scary Concert’

Comedy Duo Igudesman & Joo Return for a No-Holds-Barred Musical Salute to Halloween with ‘Scary Concert’

Conductor-less concert promises a fiendishly funny night with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Experience a concert that is both bone-rattling and sidesplitting when Igudesman & Joo return to perform the conductor-less “Scary Concert” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall on October 31 and the […]

Igudesman & Joo Return to Heinz Hall for ‘Scary Concert’

Igudesman & Joo Return to Heinz Hall for ‘Scary Concert’

Tickets for October 31 concert go on sale May 21 PITTSBURGH — Comedic classical musicians Igudesman & Joo return to Heinz Hall with their hilarious Scary Concert on October 31. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will join the duo for a conductor-less performance featuring the pair’s […]

Nicola Benedetti Shimmers in Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1

Nicola Benedetti Shimmers in Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1

Heinz Hall’s audience was quite sparse on this Halloween evening — the program showcased violinist Nicola Benedetti, a young artist who has established herself as one of her generation’s most dynamic and engaging violinists. Benedetti’s performance was breathtaking, of course — but there were several […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Violinist Nicola Benedetti Back to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Violinist Nicola Benedetti Back to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will feature renowned violinist Nicola Benedetti in “Isle of the Dead,” a BNY Mellon Grand Classics subscription weekend on October 31–November 2. Benedetti is one of the most sought after violinists of her generation, with an array of performances […]

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kicks off 2014-2015 Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Halloween Pops’

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kicks off 2014-2015 Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Halloween Pops’

Portable box office will sell discounted tickets at the Cathedral on October 8 PITTSBURGH – Thrill to the sounds of Halloween as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra opens its Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with “Halloween Pops: Memorable Music from Stage and Screen” at the Scottish Rite […]

Fiddlesticks, Boo!

Fiddlesticks, Boo!

  Another Fiddlesticks concert! We have developed a pattern for these. About a week before the concert we search through our music collections for the songs being played and we make up a playlist on our computers. Then we play the songs over dinner and […]

“Halloween Spooktacular” Opens the 2013-2014 Fiddlesticks Family Series Presented by Macys with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

“Halloween Spooktacular” Opens the 2013-2014 Fiddlesticks Family Series Presented by Macys with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

PITTSBURGH – Have a spooky good time this Halloween with Fiddlesticks, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s feline musical ambassador, during the “Halloween Spooktacular” concert on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Heinz Hall for the season’s first concert of the Fiddlesticks Family Series Presented by Macys. Resident […]


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