Tag: Strauss

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cellist Maximilian Hornung Tilt at Windmills During BNY Mellon Grand Classics May 19 & 21

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cellist Maximilian Hornung Tilt at Windmills During BNY Mellon Grand Classics May 19 & 21

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of guest conductor David Zinman, brings Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Strauss’ Don Quixote to life in two sensational BNY Mellon Grand Classics performances on Friday, May 19, and Sunday, May 21 at Heinz Hall. Cellist Maximilian Hornung […]

Concert Blog: A New Romance: Gustavo Dudamel & the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Concert Blog: A New Romance: Gustavo Dudamel & the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

On the evening of Friday, April 7 at Heinz Hall, Gustavo Dudamel, perhaps the most recognizable conductor in the world, made his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in lieu of Christoph von Dohnanyi, who canceled his scheduled appearance after suffering an injury. I think […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Reference Recordings Release World Premiere Recording of the First Symphonic Suite from Elektra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Reference Recordings Release World Premiere Recording of the First Symphonic Suite from Elektra

The latest collaboration between the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Reference Recordings, “Strauss: Elektra, Rosenkavalier,” featuring the world premiere of the first symphonic suite from Elektra, will be released in the United States on November 18 as part of the FRESH! series. This new recording presents […]

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Present Music from Beloved Strauss Operas During May 13-15 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend

Manfred Honeck, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Present Music from Beloved Strauss Operas During May 13-15 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Weekend

Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are known for their performances of the music of Richard Strauss. On May 13-15, music from the composer’s beloved operas, Elektra and Der Rosenkavalier, are center stage during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics at Heinz Hall. The two […]

Three Pieces Showcase Program Music

Three Pieces Showcase Program Music

By Carrie Garrison At last Friday’s Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert, a program was led by conductor Leonard Slatkin and featured Conrad Tao on piano. At first glance this difficult program seemed to have no underlying theme. However, during the performance it became apparent that each piece told their […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Second Performer-Composer, Conrad Tao, to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Second Performer-Composer, Conrad Tao, to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes audience-favorite Leonard Slatkin back to the conductor’s podium and newcomer Conrad Tao, pianist and composer, to the BNY Mellon Grand Classics and Heinz Hall on October 30 and November 1 in a program featuring works by Tao, Gershwin and Strauss. […]

Pianist Rudolph Buchbinder Cancels Performance with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Due to Illness

Pianist Rudolph Buchbinder Cancels Performance with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Due to Illness

PITTSBURGH—Due to acute bronchitis, Austrian pianist Rudolph Buchbinder has canceled his scheduled appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the final subscription concert of the 2013-2014 season on June 13-15. The weekend is a celebration of Richard Strauss’ 150th birthday. Buchbinder’s performance of Burleske in D […]

Celebrate Strauss’ 150th Birthday with the Final Concert of the 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series

Celebrate Strauss’ 150th Birthday with the Final Concert of the 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series

Update (6/9): Pianist Rudolph Buchbinder will not be appearing with the Pittsburgh Symphony on June 13-15 due to illness. Burleske will be replaced by the Strauss tone poem, Don Juan. PITTSBURGH—The 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics series will close out the season on the weekend of June […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents “Haydn & Zarathustra” with Soprano Hila Plitmann and Conductor Christoph König

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents “Haydn & Zarathustra” with Soprano Hila Plitmann and Conductor Christoph König

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra invites you to ponder universal questions and fundamental truths in a stirring BNY Mellon Grand Classics program featuring Haydn, Danielpour and Strauss on Jan. 17-19, 2014 at Heinz Hall, under the direction of conductor Christoph König and featuring the powerful voice […]

Maestro Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrate Thanksgiving with Beethoven and Strauss

Maestro Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrate Thanksgiving with Beethoven and Strauss

PITTSBURGH—For the sixth year, Maestro Manfred Honeck presents a special Thanksgiving concert at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics series on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1. During this celebratory concert, Viennese pianist Till Fellner applies his scrupulous musicianship to Beethoven’s beautiful […]


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