Tag: Mahler

Manfred Honeck Conducts Beethoven to Close 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

Manfred Honeck Conducts Beethoven to Close 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck close the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season in joyous style with Ludwig van Beethoven’s beloved “Pastoral” Symphony and Mahler’s Seven Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn on June 23-25 at Heinz Hall. Written during the same […]

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Present Mahler’s Resurrection June 2-4 at Heinz Hall

Music Director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Gustav Mahler’s groundbreaking Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection,” as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall on June 2-4. Mahler’s Second Symphony is the work […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Mahler Symphony No. 5, Return of Noah Bendix-Balgley

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Mahler Symphony No. 5, Return of Noah Bendix-Balgley

Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra close the 2015-2016 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with one of Gustav Mahler’s most well-known symphonies and a performance by former Pittsburgh Symphony concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley on June 17-19 at Heinz Hall. For the first half of this […]

Concert Blog: Stepping out of the Silver Screen: Alec Baldwin with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Concert Blog: Stepping out of the Silver Screen: Alec Baldwin with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Entering Heinz Hall last Saturday, I was immediately struck by the array of speakers cascaded around the back of the stage, in captivating contrast of spotless white and black. I realized it was indeed to be used by the organ for Cameron Carpenter’s selection to […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Season with World Premiere, Pianist Yefim Bronfman and Mahler’s ‘Titan’

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Season with World Premiere, Pianist Yefim Bronfman and Mahler’s ‘Titan’

PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra close the 2014-2015 season of BNY Mellon Grand Classics with “Mahler’s ‘Titan’: Season Finale” June 12-14 at Heinz Hall. Maestro Honeck opens the program with the world premiere of Alan Fletcher’s Concerto for Oboe […]

Sweetness in Death: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Memorable Rendition of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

Sweetness in Death: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Memorable Rendition of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

For this past weekend’s performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 9, a friend of mine, violin performance major at the Moores School of Music, was gracious enough to write his thoughts on the concert… By Nicholas Hatt Despite having started work on a 10th symphony, Gustav […]

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 […]


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