Tag: John Adams

Concert Blog: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Summer with an HD Odyssey through Space

Concert Blog: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Summer with an HD Odyssey through Space

Ever since¬†the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra returned from its European world tour, summer has settled in and decided to stay in the city of Pittsburgh. Surrounding Heinz Hall is a frenzy of frenetic activity. From the heavy winds to the smell of too much ketchup to […]

Music, stories, and the world around us – Cynthia Closkey

Music, stories, and the world around us – Cynthia Closkey

Photo: “Big Sur color explosion” by maveric2003 To a person raised on television and film, as I was, music can seem to exist mainly for the purpose of supplementing storytelling. Think of the score of Jaws, the theme song of Cheers, or the musical beds […]

Expectations – Cynthia Closkey

Expectations – Cynthia Closkey

Saturday night’s concert was one heck of a show. If we were to give the PSO an evaluation forthe evening, I think we’d all agree they Exceeded Expectations. That’s saying something. There was much to expect: A new season An orchestra chock-full of world-class musicians […]


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