Tag: Vienna

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Manfred Honeck Offer One-Concert-Only Performance of Bruckner’s ‘Majestic’ Eighth Symphony

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Manfred Honeck Offer One-Concert-Only Performance of Bruckner’s ‘Majestic’ Eighth Symphony

As the culmination of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics’ two-week Vienna Festival, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck will perform one of music’s greatest symphonies, Bruckner’s epic Eighth Symphony, in a one-concert-only performance on Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 p.m. at Heinz […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder’s Birthday at One-Night-Only BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder’s Birthday at One-Night-Only BNY Mellon Grand Classics Concert

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are celebrating legendary pianist Rudolf Buchbinder’s birthday at the BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Buchbinder Birthday Concert on April 28 at Heinz Hall, as part of the two-week Spring Viennese Festival. One of the world’s foremost pianists, […]

Mozart Symphonies, Pianist Till Fellner Highlight First Weekend of BNY Mellon Grand Classics’ Spectacular Viennese Celebration

Mozart Symphonies, Pianist Till Fellner Highlight First Weekend of BNY Mellon Grand Classics’ Spectacular Viennese Celebration

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck are giving audiences the unique opportunity to “choose their Mozart” during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics “Mozart: The Last Three Symphonies” concerts on April 21-23 at Heinz Hall. These concerts mark the start of a two-week […]

Photos from Vienna

Photos from Vienna

We leave beautiful, sunny Vienna today. It’s been a great three days in Vienna performing at the Musikverein with Martin Grubinger, Daniil Trifonov and Leonidas Kavakos! Onto Bregenz…

Jennifer Orchard: Beethoven in Bonn

Jennifer Orchard: Beethoven in Bonn

Hello from the Pittsburgh Symphony’s European Festivals tour, Bonn, Germany! I took a short video of the this beautiful city, including the main attraction (at least for musicians!), Beethoven’s birth house. In the second video, we will show you his grave in Vienna. The soundtrack for […]

Jeremy Branson: Reflections on Vienna

Jeremy Branson: Reflections on Vienna

Vienna always proves to be an exciting experience when the Pittsburgh Symphony comes to play in the city with arguably no greater variety of arts venues. Strictly speaking in music history terms, these streets, apartments, churches and concert halls harbored such giants as Hadyn, Mozart, […]

Penny Anderson Brill: A Visit to St. Anna’s Hospital in Vienna

Penny Anderson Brill: A Visit to St. Anna’s Hospital in Vienna

Today Associate Principal violist Tatjana Mead Chamis and Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley went to Sankt Anna-Kinderspital in Vienna to play for young oncology patients, their relatives and many of the caregivers at the hospital. The event was streamed to the rooms of those too ill or […]

Music and Wellness at St. Anna’s Children’s Hospital

Music and Wellness at St. Anna’s Children’s Hospital

Associate Principal Violist Tatjana Mead Chamis and Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley visited St. Anna’s Children’s Hospital in Vienna today to perform for some of the children receiving treatment there. It was great fun. Many thanks to Barbara Hahn, Dr. Wolfgang Holter and Dr. Georg Mann for […]

Alison Fujito: Tour Begins!

Alison Fujito: Tour Begins!

No matter how far in advance I try to plan and organize, preparing for a three-week Pittsburgh Symphony European tour always seems to end in a frantic and disorganized rush. Packing for any trip to another country can be pretty involved, even if you’re not […]

Musikverein!

Musikverein!

Last night was the first concert of the PSO’s weeklong residency at the Musikverein in Vienna. The Musikverein is truly one of the great concert halls in the world, and it is a privilege to be able to perform there. I had been in the […]


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