Tag: Mendelssohn

Concert Blog: Midori with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Concert Blog: Midori with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Traveling to Pittsburgh to attend a concert filled with classical music is always like a journey through a magical world filled with spellbinding musical concoctions vividly unwinding before my ears. This evening was no exception, my rendezvous with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Manfred […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Conductor James Gaffigan and Pianist Gabriela Montero

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Conductor James Gaffigan and Pianist Gabriela Montero

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year with a debut by rising American conductor James Gaffigan and the return of crowd favorite pianist Gabriela Montero on January 23 & 25 during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Wagner’s “Good Friday Spell” at Heinz […]

Poetry, Purity & Impeccable Technique: Stefan Jackiw with the “heart’s jewel”

Poetry, Purity & Impeccable Technique: Stefan Jackiw with the “heart’s jewel”

Heinz Hall was near not nearly at full capacity on Friday night as one would have expected — the program boasted violinist Stefan Jackiw, who is a young artist establishing himself as one of his generation’s most significant and captivating violinists. Jackiw’s performance was phenomenal, […]

Guest Conductor Juraj Valčuha Highlights Romantic-Era Favorites During BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert

Guest Conductor Juraj Valčuha Highlights Romantic-Era Favorites During BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert

PITTSBURGH—Guest conductor Juraj Valčuha returns to BNY Mellon Grand Classics to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and violinist Stefan Jackiw in a program of romantic-era favorites — as well as a premiere of a new work — on April 4 and 6 at Heinz Hall. […]

Conductor Nikolaj Znaider Returns to BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series for Mendelssohn, Bruch and Schumann

Conductor Nikolaj Znaider Returns to BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series for Mendelssohn, Bruch and Schumann

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley featured in Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy PITTSBURGH—Praised by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette during his 2011-2012 conducting debut for his “graceful” baton work, Nikolaj Znaider returns to the Heinz Hall stage to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts on Oct. […]


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