Tag: Wagner

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 […]

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 Welcomes Conductor James Gaffigan and Pianist Gabriela Montero

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Conductor James Gaffigan and Pianist Gabriela Montero

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra kicks off the New Year with a debut by rising American conductor James Gaffigan and the return of crowd favorite pianist Gabriela Montero on January 23 & 25 during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Wagner’s “Good Friday Spell” at Heinz […]

Donald Runnicles Leads Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Excerpts from Wagner’s Ring Cycle at Heinz Hall

Donald Runnicles Leads Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Excerpts from Wagner’s Ring Cycle at Heinz Hall

PITTSBURGH—One of the world’s leading Wagnerians, Maestro Donald Runnicles, returns to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program on March 21 and 23. Another Pittsburgh Composer of the Year is featured during the weekend’s performance. The Pittsburgh Symphony will perform […]


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