Tag: piano

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

  The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto on June 9 and 11 at Heinz Hall. During the 2016-2017 season, the Pittsburgh Symphony explored the music […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder’s Birthday at One-Night-Only BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder’s Birthday at One-Night-Only BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are celebrating legendary pianist Rudolf Buchbinder’s birthday at the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Buchbinder Birthday Concert on April 28 at Heinz Hall, as part of the two-week Spring Viennese Festival. One of the world’s foremost pianists, […]

Concert Blog: Mozart in Pittsburgh with Valčuha and Piemontesi

Concert Blog: Mozart in Pittsburgh with Valčuha and Piemontesi

I begin with a poem written while intently listening to “The Moldau” from Ma Vlast by Smetana. I was surprised that my friend had not heard this composition before. He listens to classical music (perhaps not enough), and his father was born in Hungary, close […]

Denis Kozhukhin Makes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Debut with Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto

Denis Kozhukhin Makes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Debut with Rachmaninoff’s Third Concerto

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program on January 29 and 31 at Heinz Hall that features great works of the classical and romantic periods. Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto is known as one of the most technically challenging piano concertos in […]

Piano Phenom Daniil Trifonov Returns to Open Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

Piano Phenom Daniil Trifonov Returns to Open Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director Manfred Honeck opens the 2015-2016 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with the return of phenomenal Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on September 18 & 20 at Heinz Hall. Opening weekend has a distinctly Italian flair, offering performances of Mendelssohn’s Symphony […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Canady Symphony Series Opens with Piano Phenom Daniil Trifonov

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Canady Symphony Series Opens with Piano Phenom Daniil Trifonov

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director Manfred Honeck opens the 2015-2016 season of the Canady Symphony Series at West Virginia University with phenomenal Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on September 19. The concert has a distinctly Italian flair, offering performances of Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 “Italian” […]


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