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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer with the Symphony Series

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces 2017 Summer with the Symphony Series

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Summer with the Symphony returns for its third season in June, offering a diverse selection of concerts — from classics to hip-hop and everything in between. There are so many ways to add the perfect musical spark to summer in Pittsburgh! […]

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

The final concert of our 2012 European Residency Tour was in Luxembourg. I arrived in the late afternoon before the concert with some orchestra colleagues. I hailed a taxi at the train station, and the taxi driver immediately recognized us as musicians from our instrument […]

Caffeine junky

Caffeine junky

I think that I’m officially on the lamb. We’re staying at a fantastic hotel with a Mediterranean view and all the posh amenities you can imagine. I’m a bit of a coffee hound, so imagine my joy when I realized that the in-room coffee machine […]

Beauty all around!

Beauty all around!

The stunning Palau de la Musica got a workout this afternoon as we had our first rehearsal of the tour. Tonight we play Mahler 2 and the stage size is challenging to say the least. I think that they might have to regrout all the […]

Don’t Forget the Glitter

Don’t Forget the Glitter

Well, hello there, 2011-2012 season.  This is my fourth year as a blogger, so I suppose that I can no longer call myself a “newbie.”  I certainly wouldn’t have been at all cognizant of the fantastic performances that take place in Heinz Hall, had it […]

Final Thoughts from Philadelphia

Final Thoughts from Philadelphia

Good Morning All, As the symphony prepares to leave the city of brotherly love, I wanted to share with you first the recap of our show last night, and also my overall impressions of the tour. Last night’s concert was an exciting event in many […]

On our way!

On our way!

Greetings all, and welcome to my first PSO tour blog post! I’m very excited to be a part of the blogging team, and very much looking forward to traveling in Europe and performing in great halls with my fabulous colleagues. In the days to come, […]

PSO Book Club: What A Few Strands of Hair Reveal – Yonca Karakilic

PSO Book Club: What A Few Strands of Hair Reveal – Yonca Karakilic

What better way to start the New Year than with a good book and fellow music lovers to discuss it with? The next meeting of the PSO Book Club is coming up on Tuesday, January 19 at 6:00 PM. PSO’s David Sogg (bassoon) and WQED-FM’s […]


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