Tag: Smetana

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 […]

Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek Makes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Debut with ‘Má Vlast’

Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek Makes BNY Mellon Grand Classics Debut with ‘Má Vlast’

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek to Heinz Hall on November 13 and 15 for a BNY Mellon Grand Classics weekend with a fitting musical program featuring composer Bedřich Smetana’s works, which proudly promote Czech patriotism. Bělohlávek, who makes his Pittsburgh debut […]


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