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  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RECEIVES $5 MILLION FROM DIETRICH FOUNDATION

    November 2, 2011 Gift will be used to create endowment for free education programs PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) today announced a generous gift of a $5 million fund from longtime PSO Trustee, the late William S. Dietrich II. Dietrich, 73, a PSO trustee since 1998, passed away Oct. 6. In recognition of his generosity, the PSO will ...
  • TONY AWARD-WINNER PATTI LUPONE MAKES LONG-AWAITED APPEARANCE WITH PSO AT HEINZ HALL

    November 1, 2011 PITTSBURGH – Legendary Tony Award-winning Broadway performer Patti LuPone makes her long-awaited appearance with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) for a celebration of Broadway and song at Heinz Hall next month. The PNC Pops concerts will be at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, and Saturday, Nov. 12, and at 2:30 ...
  • PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR SLATKIN LEADS PSO IN CONCERT OF RARE GEMS, BRITTEN’S ‘YOUNG PERSON’S GUIDE’

    November 1, 2011 Concerts feature PSO principals Randolph Kelly, Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida as soloists PITTSBURGH – Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring rare gems and an all-time favorite. PSO Principal Oboe Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida and PSO Principal Viola Randolph Kelly will be featured soloists. The concerts also ...
  • JOIN PSO MUSICIANS FOR LIVELY BOOK CLUB DISCUSSSIONS AT HEINZ HALL

    October 28, 2011 In partnership with the Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh and WQED PITTSBURGH – For the third season, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) teams with WQED and the Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh to present the PSO Book Club. This season, the Book Club moves to the Dorothy Porter Simmons Regency Rooms at Heinz Hall. The discussions, part of the ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS EVENING OF CLASSICAL FAVORITES AT SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL

    September 24, 2011 PSO Assistant Principal Horn Stephen Kostyniak is soloist  NEW CASTLE, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra begins its 11th year of performances at the Scottish Rite Cathedral with an evening of classical favorites featuring the works of Mozart, Brahms and Tchaikovsky. The concert is the first in the 2011-2012 Columbia Gas Symphony Series at the Scottish Rite ...
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK, PSO PRESENT OPENING OF 2011-2012 BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS SEASON

    September 24, 2011 Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder returns Sept. 23 Eroica Trio debuts Sept. 30 PITTSBURGH – After the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s critically acclaimed 2011 European Festivals Tour presented by BNY Mellon, Music Director Manfred Honeck returns to conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in the opening concerts of the 2011-2012 BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season. The season’s opening concerts will be ...
  • PSO Principal Timpanist Bangs the Drum For Hometown After 17 Years Away

    September 9, 2011 As featured on Imagine Pittsburgh Online, a story with video about Ed Stephan, the PSO’s new Principal Timpanist: http://www.imaginepittsburghonline.com/2011/09/07/pso-principal-timpanist-bangs-the-drum-for-hometown-after-17-years-away/
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert to be streamed live on Sept. 11

    September 7, 2011 BERLIN – On Sept. 11, 2011, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Manfred Honeck will be performing at the Musikfest Berlin in the Philharmonie. Part of the program that evening, Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, can be seen live online on the website of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (for United States viewers only) ...
  • From Hamburg, Germany – A Review from Die Welt

    August 30, 2011 For our German-speaking friends, here’s the first review from the concert in Hamburg, published by Die Welt, a German daily national newspaper! http://www.welt.de/print/die_welt/kultur/article13571209/Lichtes-Spiel-der-besten-Geigerin.html To our ambitious non-German-speaking friends: you can use an online translating program if you wish, but we’ll post the official translation as soon as it’s available! Thanks for keeping up with the tour! More exciting posts ...
  • Tour Press – August 29, 2011

    August 29, 2011 After two concerts, the media is already buzzing about the PSO! Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra gets warm reception in Germany http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11241/1170596-388.stm?cmpid=newspanel0 Pittsburgh Symphony’s European tour gets off to splendid start http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/music/s_753730.html Also, here is a preview article released in Lithuania: Concert of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Superstar Anne-Sophie Mutter in Vilnius http://www.kamane.lt/eng/News/2011-year/August/Music/CONCERT-OF-PITTSBURGH-SYMPHONY-ORCHESTRA-AND-SUPERSTAR-ANNE-SOPHIE-MUTTER-IN-VILNIUS
  • WQED fm PSO Tour Blog

    August 25, 2011 Don’t forget that WQED’s Jim Cunningham is traveling with your Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on the 2011 European Festivals Tour! He’s already posted two blog entries to the WQED fm PSO Tour Blog. You can keep up with the WQED fm PSO Tour Blog here: http://www.wqed.org/fm/blogs/psotours/ Stay tuned for more blog posts of our own!
  • Bon Voyage! PSO European Festivals Tour, Previews

    August 23, 2011 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra set for latest European Tour www.pittsburghlive.com Pittsburgh Symphony European Tour 2011 www.post-gazette.com PSO to embark on tour of European Festivals www.post-gazette.com Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Embarking on 12-Concert European Tour, Providing Opportunity for Region to Connect with Global Business Leaders www.globalpittsburgh.blogspot.com
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK BEGINS PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S 2011-2012 SEASON WITH ‘MUSIQUE DU MONDE’ GALA

    August 10, 2011 Acclaimed violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter is soloist; concert tickets on sale Aug. 15 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) returns to the Heinz Hall stage for the 2011-2012 season under the baton of Music Director Manfred Honeck with its gala event next month. The Musique du Monde, or “World of Music,” concert will be at 7 p.m., ...
  • ‘CELTIC WOMAN’ TICKETS AVAILABLE TO GENERAL PUBLIC BEGINNING AUG. 15

    August 2, 2011 PITTSBURGH – The general public can purchase tickets starting Monday, Aug. 15, for a special holiday concert featuring the enchanting Irish music sensation, Celtic Woman, with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO). “Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration with the PSO” will be held at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11 at Heinz Hall. Tickets, ranging from $35 to $100, ...
  • Manfred Honeck conducting Mendelssohn’s Elias at the Verbier Festival

    July 21, 2011  You can watch PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck conducting Mendelssohn’s Elias at the Verbier Festival! It will be streamed live at 1 p.m. Eastern. Access the stream by clicking the link below. http://www.medici.tv/#!/manfred-honeck-mendelssohn-elias-verbier-festival-2011


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