Tag: Manfred Honeck

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

Percussionist Colin Currie Makes Debut with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 10 & 12

A sleeping princess, a beloved symphony and a modern rhythmic masterpiece await at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on February 10 and 12 at Heinz Hall. A near-perfect classic, Tchaikovsky’s score for The Sleeping Beauty ballet is filled with magic and […]

Midori to Perform in New Castle as Part of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Scottish Rite Cathedral Series

Midori to Perform in New Castle as Part of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Scottish Rite Cathedral Series

Violin superstar Midori first captured hearts and minds of audiences 30 years ago as an 11-year-old virtuoso. And on February 4, she travels to the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as part of the Scottish Rite Cathedral […]

Violin Superstar Midori Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 3 & 5

Violin Superstar Midori Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for BNY Mellon Grand Classics February 3 & 5

Violin superstar Midori first captured hearts and minds of audiences 30 years ago as an 11-year-old virtuoso. She returns to Heinz Hall for the first time since 2004 to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics on February 3 & […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Completes Trilogy of NASA Films with ‘Dvořák’s New World’ During BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend October 14-16

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Completes Trilogy of NASA Films with ‘Dvořák’s New World’ During BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend October 14-16

Weekend also features U.S. premiere of Sir James MacMillan’s Symphony No. 4 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra boldly goes into the farthest reaches of space during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend on October 14-16 at Heinz Hall. This weekend completes the innovative film and music […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opens BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Pinchas Zukerman

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Opens BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season with Pinchas Zukerman

Composer of the Year Sir James MacMillan joins symphony for opening weekend Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with legendary violinist Pinchas Zukerman and Composer of the Year James MacMillan on October 7 and […]

Gil Shaham, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kick Off New Season at Annual Gala Concert September 17

Gil Shaham, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Kick Off New Season at Annual Gala Concert September 17

A world of mystery, romance, intrigue and great music await you at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s annual gala concert on Saturday, September 17 at 7 p.m. in Heinz Hall. This year’s concert, “Moonlight Masquerade,” will whisk the audience to the grand costumed balls of centuries […]

Tickets to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Gala Concert, ‘Moonlight Masquerade,’ On Sale July 15

Tickets to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Gala Concert, ‘Moonlight Masquerade,’ On Sale July 15

Concert tickets to the annual Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gala concert go on sale July 15 at 9 a.m. This year’s concert, ‘Moonlight Masquerade,’ is Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Heinz Hall. Preeminent violinist Gil Shaham joins Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh […]

Live from Berlin

Live from Berlin

We arrived in hot and sunny Berlin today via high speed train…five hours later we were on stage at the fabulous Berlin Philharmonie, broadcasting live via satellite to Heinz Hall! The Pittsburgh Symphony worked with a business partner to provide a DTH (direct to home) transmission on […]

Concert Blog: Honeck Conducts Strauss with Martin Grubinger

Concert Blog: Honeck Conducts Strauss with Martin Grubinger

Prior to the opening bars of the Elektra Symphonic Rhapsody, it was apparent that Friday the 13th would be a special night at the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts.  Following video introductions and a short discussion regarding the upcoming European Tour of the Pittsburgh […]

Manfred Honeck to Receive Honorary Degree from Catholic University of America May 14

Manfred Honeck to Receive Honorary Degree from Catholic University of America May 14

Manfred Honeck, music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since the 2008-2009 season, will receive an honorary degree at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, May 14 as part of the university’s graduation ceremony. The university’s 127th Annual Commencement Ceremony will start […]


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