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  • Holiday Doo Wop Show in December at Heinz Hall

    June 5, 2013 Richard Nader’s Pittsburgh Holiday Doo Wop show, featuring legendary performers, commemorates the 50th Anniversary of “Only in America” PITTSBURGH – Jay and The Americans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the song “Only in America” with a performance at Heinz Hall. Along with “Only in America,” the show will include performances from Charlie Thomas Drifters (“Save the ...
  • Music Director Manfred Honeck and PSO musicians discuss the May 31-June 2, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert

    May 31, 2013 Music Director Manfred Honeck and PSO musicians discuss the May 31-June 2, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert.
  • Kenny G to Perform Jazz Favorites with PSO

    May 30, 2013 Famous saxophonist joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to close the PNC Pops 2012-2013 season. PITTSBURGH – Grammy-Award winning artist Kenny G will perform his jazz and pop favorites with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, led by Lawrence Loh, in the final PNC Pops concert of the season. The concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, ...
  • Music Director Manfred Honeck Closes the Season with a Grand Finale

    May 24, 2013 Pianist Yuja Wang performs Tchaikovsky, Honeck concludes with Shostakovich PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) ends its BNY Mellon Grand Classics 2012-2013 Season with A Grand Finale with Yuja Wang.” Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the PSO with Tchaikovsky’s well-known Piano Concerto No. 1, showcasing virtuoso Yuja Wang on piano. The concert will finish with the ...
  • Honeck, Rossini and Strauss

    May 16, 2013 PITTSBURGH— Music Director Manfred Honeck will conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a concert weekend of Rossini, Haydn and Strauss. The BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts open with Rossini’s exciting William Tell Overture, most famously used as the theme music for Love Ranger radio and television shows. Symphony No. 93 is the first of twelve “London ...
  • Music Director Manfred Honeck to Lead Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in 11-Concert, 5-Nation Tour

    May 13, 2013 PSO to perform in Romania for the first time; violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, pianist Yuja Wang, percussionist Martin Grubinger to join tour PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the PSO on an 11-concert European Festivals Tour from August 26 to September 15, 2013. The tour will take the orchestra to Austria, Germany, Romania, France and Switzerland. The ...
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 10 Years of Concerts in the Wilkinsburg Community

    May 13, 2013 Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium, Friday, May 24 at 7 p.m. PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is presenting “A Celebration of Music and Community” with their tenth annual Community Engagement Concert for the community of Wilkinsburg. Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh will lead the PSO along with guest host WQED’s Jim Cunningham, vocalist Katy Williams, violinist Michael ...
  • Violinist Nicola Benedetti discusses the May 10 & 12, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

    May 10, 2013 Violinist Nicola Benedetti discusses the May 10 & 12, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts.
  • Conductor Kazem Abdullah discusses the May 10 & 12, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert

    May 9, 2013 Conductor Kazem Abdullah discusses the May 10 & 12, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM JOHN WILLIAMS’ MUSIC AT SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL

    May 3, 2013 For Immediate Release April 30, 2013   PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM  JOHN WILLIAMS’ MUSIC AT SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL   May 23 concert showcases music from Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Star Wars, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hook, Harry Potter movies   PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will showcase the very popular music of Academy Award-winning composer John Williams ...
  • YOUTUBE SENSATION VALETINA LISITSA JOINS PSO FOR GRIEG’S PIANO CONCERTO

    May 3, 2013 For Immediate Release April 25, 2013   YOUTUBE SENSATION VALETINA LISITSA  JOINS PSO FOR GRIEG’S PIANO CONCERTO    Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Mediterranean favorites PITTSBURGH— Ukrainian-born pianist and YouTube phenomenon Valentina Lisitsa performs Edvard Grieg’s much-loved Piano Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO). Music Web International says, “Valentina Lisitsa combines an imperious sweep with aristocratic poise and sensitivity.” Former principal guest ...
  • BEETHOVEN’S NINTH A TRIBUTE TO THE GOOD IN MANKIND

    May 3, 2013 For Immediate Release April 8, 2013   BEETHOVEN’S NINTH A TRIBUTE TO THE GOOD IN MANKIND   Musical celebration concludes Music for the Spirit Festival. PITTSBURGH–The inaugural Music for the Spirit Festival culminates in a special tribute to the good in mankind featuring PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, and the PSO. Vocal soloists include soprano, Angela Meade; ...
  • Violinist Joshua Bell discusses the April 12-14, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

    April 12, 2013 Violinist Joshua Bell discusses the April 12-14, 2013 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts
  • Diana Krall Tomorrow!

    April 8, 2013 This talented pianist has taken on a whole new “jazzy” approach. Diana Krall will be visiting Pittsburgh to perform her amazing album ‘Glad Rag Doll’. Krall has taken inspiration from her father’s old jazz albums and added modern twists. Her signature piano accompaniments are still there but with a whole new edge.  To buy tickets ...
  • Diana Krall: The Reviews are In

    April 5, 2013 Diana Krall’s “Glad Rag Doll,” produced by T Bone Burnett, is just out on Verve Records and the reviews are in: New York Times: “It has never been a bad idea to engage Ms. Krall’s friskier side and it’s satisfying to hear the swagger in her phrasing on ‘I’m a Little Mixed Up’… …She sounds even ...


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