Tag: Steve Hackman

Time for Three Joins Steve Hackman, Pittsburgh Symphony for Season Finale of FUSE@PSO Series

Time for Three Joins Steve Hackman, Pittsburgh Symphony for Season Finale of FUSE@PSO Series

FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s category shattering early evening concert series, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, June 14 with string trio Time for Three in “Mash-Up Mix-Down.” A classically trained trio known for their exploration of a variety of musical genres, Time for Three […]

FUSE@PSO: Tchaikovsky + Drake Photo Galleries

FUSE@PSO: Tchaikovsky + Drake Photo Galleries

The FUSE@PSO: Tchaikovsky + Drake on March 22 at Heinz Hall was an amazing concert with a sell-out crowd. It was wonderful seeing so many new faces in the hall, enjoying themselves at the concert, which featured some amazingly talented vocalists and the wonderful musicians of […]

Tchaikovsky Meets Drake at FUSE@PSO March 22 at Heinz Hall

Tchaikovsky Meets Drake at FUSE@PSO March 22 at Heinz Hall

FUSE@PSO, the genre-defying concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns to Heinz Hall on Wednesday, March 22 with “Tchaikovsky + Drake.” Creative Director and Conductor Steve Hackman creates each FUSE@PSO experience by synthesizing a classical composer’s work with the music of a modern […]

2016-2017 Season of FUSE@PSO Features Music of Drake, Björk and Appearance of Time for Three

2016-2017 Season of FUSE@PSO Features Music of Drake, Björk and Appearance of Time for Three

FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s genre-bending early evening concert series, returns for its second season with three concerts featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, Bartók, Björk and Drake, and a performance by guest artists Time for Three. The 2016-2017 season goes on sale June 1. Crafted […]

A Special Message from FUSE@PSO Creative Director Steve Hackman

A Special Message from FUSE@PSO Creative Director Steve Hackman

Tickets to Alec’s Playlist are available at pittsburghsymphony.org/alec or at the Heinz Hall box office (412-392-4900.)

FUSE@PSO Vibes Abound

FUSE@PSO Vibes Abound

This Friday night, April 15, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s concert features the genre-defying organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter. Following the concert, at 10 p.m., I’ll be hosting and DJing an after-party in Heinz Hall — remixing the very same music you will have heard at the […]

After-Party DJ Set on April 15—Cameron Carpenter/Rachmaninoff/Shostakovich/Pittsburgh Symphony

After-Party DJ Set on April 15—Cameron Carpenter/Rachmaninoff/Shostakovich/Pittsburgh Symphony

Great stuff happening, folks! The dynamic, maverick organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter is appearing next weekend with the Pittsburgh Symphony, playing his own transcription of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, on an organ of his own design. Music Director Manfred Honeck will then lead […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s FUSE@PSO Series Presents a Concept Album-Remix of Stravinsky’s ‘Firebird’ on March 9

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s FUSE@PSO Series Presents a Concept Album-Remix of Stravinsky’s ‘Firebird’ on March 9

FUSE@PSO, the popular, genre-bending early evening concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns Wednesday, March 9 to Heinz Hall with “Stravinsky’s Firebird: Remix | Response.” For this concert, series Creative Director Steve Hackman has crafted a modern dramatization and remix of Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird. Weaved into […]

Firebird: Remix | Reponse Trailer

Firebird: Remix | Reponse Trailer

Since the March 9 FUSE@PSO show will be unlike anything we have presented so far and, indeed, unlike anything I have written so far. I thought a short video might be helpful in beginning to describe it. I’ll follow with more detailed posts about the […]

What exactly is :STEREO HIDEOUT:?

What exactly is :STEREO HIDEOUT:?

On next week’s FUSE concert, one of my :STEREO HIDEOUT: songs will be played by Beauty Slap, the vocalists and the Pittsburgh Symphony. What a thrill indeed. It was the perfect opportunity because the song samples the “Tuba Mirum” of Verdi’s Reqiuem, a movement that […]


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