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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