Tag: Richard Strauss

Concert Blog: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Summer with an HD Odyssey through Space

Concert Blog: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Summer with an HD Odyssey through Space

Ever since the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra returned from its European world tour, summer has settled in and decided to stay in the city of Pittsburgh. Surrounding Heinz Hall is a frenzy of frenetic activity. From the heavy winds to the smell of too much ketchup to […]

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 […]

Concert Blog: Stepping out of the Silver Screen: Alec Baldwin with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Concert Blog: Stepping out of the Silver Screen: Alec Baldwin with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Entering Heinz Hall last Saturday, I was immediately struck by the array of speakers cascaded around the back of the stage, in captivating contrast of spotless white and black. I realized it was indeed to be used by the organ for Cameron Carpenter’s selection to […]


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