Tag: Symphony

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 […]

Concert Blog: Midori with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Concert Blog: Midori with the Pittsburgh Symphony

Traveling to Pittsburgh to attend a concert filled with classical music is always like a journey through a magical world filled with spellbinding musical concoctions vividly unwinding before my ears. This evening was no exception, my rendezvous with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Manfred […]

Concert Review: Cirque de la Symphonie: A Fairy Tale in Perpetual Motion

Concert Review: Cirque de la Symphonie: A Fairy Tale in Perpetual Motion

Have you ever fancied running away from home and joining the circus? Imagine a wonderland of octopus tattoos, emerald peacock earrings, red velvet carpet and a crown of rose petal flowers. As the audience, as eclectic as the evening’s performance, settled in to their seats, the […]

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo to Rock Out with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 30

Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo to Rock Out with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 30

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 18 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes two rock legends to the Heinz Hall stage this summer when Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo join the orchestra for an evening of rock hits with a symphonic twist on Thursday, June 30 […]


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