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Celebrate 120 Years of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on February 27 at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland

Celebrate 120 Years of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on February 27 at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland

In 1896, Grover Cleveland had settled into his second term. The Dow Jones Average was established. Utah was admitted as the 45th state. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born. John Philip Sousa penned “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” And on February 27, 1896, the Pittsburgh Orchestra […]

Bach, Beethoven and Brahms: The “Three Bs” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Bach, Beethoven and Brahms: The “Three Bs” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

At Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts Friday night, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra started out with a fresh transcription of Bach’s Chaconne from the Violin Partita No. 2 arranged for full orchestra by Hideo Saito. It was a masterpiece to behold visually, but mostly aurally […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics on June 6-8

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents Split Program for BNY Mellon Grand Classics on June 6-8

PITTSBURGH—The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series penultimate weekend on June 6-8 brings Music Director Manfred Honeck back to Heinz Hall to conduct a split weekend of programming featuring Mahler’s monumental Ninth Symphony, solos by Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and the Pittsburgh premiere of contemporary composer […]

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Offers an Emotional BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program Featuring Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Offers an Emotional BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program Featuring Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra joins with French pianist, writer and activist Hélène Grimaud for a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program full of passionate and dramatic emotions on Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 at Heinz Hall, under the direction of Music Director Manfred Honeck. Originally written […]


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