Tag: Tchaikovsky

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

BNY Mellon Grand Classics Celebrates the Music of St. Petersburg June 9 & 11 at Heinz Hall

  The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Vasily Petrenko immerse audiences in the music of St. Petersburg during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto on June 9 and 11 at Heinz Hall. During the 2016-2017 season, the Pittsburgh Symphony explored the music […]

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 […]

Concert Blog: I Know You, We’ve Met Before

Concert Blog: I Know You, We’ve Met Before

Meet the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. 100+ of the finest musicians with skills beyond compare. Tonight they are assembled before us, getting ready to play three selections old and new. They amble in one by one, and begin to warm up. As I approach my seat […]

Pianist Daniil Trifonov Returns to Heinz Hall for BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series May 6-8

Pianist Daniil Trifonov Returns to Heinz Hall for BNY Mellon Grand Classics Series May 6-8

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck welcomes pianist Daniil Trifonov back to the Heinz Hall stage for an encore performance in the BNY Mellon Grand Classics program “Tchaikovsky!,” featuring works by Haydn, Liszt and, of course, Tchaikovsky. The Friday and Sunday concerts will feature […]

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 […]

Concert Blog: Singularly Intimate Ardor Flirtingly Revealed

Concert Blog: Singularly Intimate Ardor Flirtingly Revealed

I start at the end of Friday’s concert with the composition freshest on my mind, the Carmen melodies I’m humming outside the concert hall, and all the way home. With the Bizet Carmen Suite we see and hear the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at their very […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck Return to Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Tchaikovsky and Dvořák’

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck Return to Scottish Rite Cathedral Series with ‘Tchaikovsky and Dvořák’

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck return to the Scottish Rite Cathedral Series in New Castle on Thursday, February 25 with a program featuring impassioned, moving works by Tchaikovsky and Dvořák. Dazzling violinist Jennifer Koh makes her Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra debut at […]

Manfred Honeck Welcomes Brother Rainer to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

Manfred Honeck Welcomes Brother Rainer to BNY Mellon Grand Classics

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed […]

Canady Symphony Series Closes Season with ‘Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev’ Led by Music Director Manfred Honeck

Canady Symphony Series Closes Season with ‘Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev’ Led by Music Director Manfred Honeck

PITTSBURGH — Let your mind dance and your heart swell with symphonic suites from two of the world’s most famous ballet scores during “Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev” on March 2, the final concert of the Canady Symphony Series season at West Virginia University. Music director Manfred […]


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