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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appoints Liza Prijatel Thors to the Position of Vice President of Communications

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appoints Liza Prijatel Thors to the Position of Vice President of Communications

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Liza Prijatel Thors as Vice President of Communications.  She will lead the PSO’s communications team by overseeing and executing broad national and regional initiatives while also guiding day-to-day media and […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present World Premiere of Kathryn Bostic’s AUGUST WILSON SYMPHONY Narrated by Phylicia Rashad

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present World Premiere of Kathryn Bostic’s AUGUST WILSON SYMPHONY Narrated by Phylicia Rashad

PITTSBURGH — On Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Grammy Award-winning conductor Lucas Richman and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will premiere Kathryn Bostic’s August Wilson Symphony. Through music, art and text, the program will include tributes to […]

HEINZ HALL CHRISTMAS TREE AND MENORAH DISPLAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  NOVEMBER 28 — DECEMBER 22, 2017

HEINZ HALL CHRISTMAS TREE AND MENORAH DISPLAY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC NOVEMBER 28 — DECEMBER 22, 2017

PITTSBURGH—The public is invited to visit Heinz Hall to enjoy the traditional Christmas Tree and Hanukkah Menorah displays this holiday season.   The tree and menorah are displayed in the Grand Lobby and will be open to public viewing from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The holiday decorations also can be […]

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT THEATRICAL/SYMPHONIC REALIZATION OF HAYDN’S THE CREATION  DECEMBER 1 & 3, 2017 AT HEINZ HALL

PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT THEATRICAL/SYMPHONIC REALIZATION OF HAYDN’S THE CREATION DECEMBER 1 & 3, 2017 AT HEINZ HALL

These BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts are part of the orchestra’s Music for the Spirit series  PITTSBURGH — Opera and theater director Sam Helfrich joins Music Director Manfred Honeck, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for the third in a series of collaborations bringing to […]

UPMC HEALTH PLAN TO BE PRESENTING SPONSOR OF PSO MINI-CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL FOR “LIGHT UP NIGHT” ON NOVEMBER 17, 2017

UPMC HEALTH PLAN TO BE PRESENTING SPONSOR OF PSO MINI-CONCERTS AT HEINZ HALL FOR “LIGHT UP NIGHT” ON NOVEMBER 17, 2017

UPMC HEALTH PLAN TO ALSO SUPPORT FREE CHILDREN’S ADMISSION TO BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS THANKSGIVING CONCERTS NOVEMBER 24 & 26, 2017 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that UPMC Health Plan will be the presenting sponsor of three 30-minute mini-concerts to be performed […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Program Changes: November 3 & 5, 2017

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Program Changes: November 3 & 5, 2017

Because of a hand injury, PSO Principal Harp Gretchen Van Hoesen will not be playing the Concerto in C major for Flute, Harp and Orchestra originally programmed for the concerts on November 3 & 5, 2017. Principal Flute Lorna McGhee will instead be playing the Mozart Concerto No. 1 in G major for Flute and Orchestra. Mozart’s Overture to Idomeneo will […]

UBS to Be Title Sponsor of PSO’s Encore Lounge

UBS to Be Title Sponsor of PSO’s Encore Lounge

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that through the 2022-2023 season, UBS, the worldwide financial services firm, will be known as the “Title Sponsor” of the PSO’s Encore Lounge, the exclusive donor lounge that is used during intermissions of all BNY Mellon Grand […]

PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck to Replace Guest Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi in November Program

PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck to Replace Guest Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi in November Program

Guest Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi has cancelled his appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on November 3 – 5, 2017. Music Director Manfred Honeck will step in to lead the Orchestra. Although the healing has gone well from a fall he suffered earlier this year, Mo. […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate 10 Years of  Manfred Honeck as Music Director

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate 10 Years of Manfred Honeck as Music Director

The 2017-2018 season marks Maestro Manfred Honeck’s 10th Anniversary with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Throughout the season, there will be many opportunities to celebrate this milestone. Please visit pittsburghsymphony.org/Manfred for more information on these programs and events. In January 2007, Manfred Honeck was appointed as the […]

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Offer Free Community Concert During RADical Days

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will offer a free community concert on Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Heinz Hall as part of the annual RADical Days celebration. A free hour-long concert led by Associate Conductor Andrés Franco features the Musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a program […]



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