Tag: Pittsburgh

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 […]

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by PNC Explore the Music of Pittsburgh in ‘Around the ‘Burgh’ on February 18

Fiddlesticks Family Concerts Presented by PNC Explore the Music of Pittsburgh in ‘Around the ‘Burgh’ on February 18

The Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Presented by PNC returns with “Around the ’Burgh!,” a celebration of the music of Fiddlesticks’ hometown, Pittsburgh, on Saturday, February 18 at 11:15 a.m. at Heinz Hall. Fiddlesticks, the orchestra’s feline musical ambassador to children, joins the musicians of the […]

Concert Review: Cirque de la Symphonie: A Fairy Tale in Perpetual Motion

Concert Review: Cirque de la Symphonie: A Fairy Tale in Perpetual Motion

Have you ever fancied running away from home and joining the circus? Imagine a wonderland of octopus tattoos, emerald peacock earrings, red velvet carpet and a crown of rose petal flowers. As the audience, as eclectic as the evening’s performance, settled in to their seats, the […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Puts Pittsburgh in the Spotlight with Composers of the Year

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Puts Pittsburgh in the Spotlight with Composers of the Year

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Composer of the Year for the 2013-2014 season is eight composers—all of them based in Pittsburgh and connected to higher education. During the 2013-2014 season, the Year of Pittsburgh Composers will feature the works of David Stock, Leonardo Balada, Nancy Galbraith, […]

Ed Stephan: LIVE from Berlin!

Ed Stephan: LIVE from Berlin!

Culturally, orchestras are in the midst of asking ourselves some of the most important questions in the history of our industry. What are our roles in our respective communities? Is recording important? Do we need to appeal to a broader base of audience? Is international […]


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