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  • MARVIN HAMLISCH LEADS PNC POPS CONCERTS FEATURING HIS OWN AWARD-WINNING HITS

    February 24, 2011 Featuring tenor soloist J. Mark McVey & the All-Star College Chorus PITTSBURGH – Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch returns to Heinz Hall to conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in a journey through his illustrious musical life. PSO Assistant Conductor Thomas Hong also will lead the orchestra at these PNC Pops concerts, which begin at 7:30 p.m., ...
  • ‘STAR WARS,’ ‘JAWS’ COMPOSER JOHN WILLIAMS RETURNS TO HEINZ HALL TO LEAD PSO IN ‘MUSIC OF THE MOVIES’ CONCERT

    February 17, 2011 Concert rescheduled from November PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) today announced that five-time Academy Award-winning composer John Williams will return to Heinz Hall to conduct the PSO in a special concert, “John Williams and the Music of the Movies,” at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 24. One of America’s most renowned and distinctive artistic voices, ...
  • BEST-SELLING R&B GROUP BOYZ II MEN HEADLINES PSO COMMUNITY PARTNERS CONCERT AT HEINZ HALL

    February 15, 2011 PITTSBURGH – Boyz II Men, one of the biggest selling American R&B groups of all time, will headline the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Eighth Annual Community Partners Concert at 7:30 p.m., June 23 at Heinz Hall, performing with the PSO in the second half of the concert. Best known for their ballads and a cappella harmonies, Boyz ...
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK LEADS PSO IN BEETHOVEN MASTERPIECES AT HEINZ HALL

    February 11, 2011 Pianist Lars Vogt is soloist PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts highlighting three of Ludwig van Beethoven‘s well-loved works this month at Heinz Hall. Pianist Lars Vogt will be the guest soloist at the concerts to be held at 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 25 and ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 BNY MELLON GRAND CLASSICS SEASON

    February 10, 2011 Season also features Composer of the Year Steven Stucky, 4 returning guest conductors, 2 conductors making PSO debuts, 16 PSO premieres, three-week Paris Festival, specials View Video of Music Director Manfred Honeck discussing the BNY Mellon Grand Classics 2011-2012 Season PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) today announced programming for the 2011-2012 BNY ...
  • VIOLIN VIRTUOSO ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER TO BE GUEST SOLOIST AT PSO’S 2011-2012 GALA CONCERT

    February 4, 2011 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck today announced that the 2011-2012 season will kick off with a gala concert featuring world renowned violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. The gala, titled “Musique du Monde,” will be on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Heinz Hall. Mutter will perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. Mutter ...
  • PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PLAY AT NEW YORK’S LINCOLN CENTER IN 2012

    February 1, 2011 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced today that Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the orchestra in a concert at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City next year. The concert at Avery Fisher Hall will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. The PSO last performed at Lincoln Center ...
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK LEADS PSO ON 2011 EUROPEAN FESTIVALS TOUR PRESENTED BY BNY MELLON – 12 CONCERTS, 9 CITIES, 6 COUNTRIES

    January 27, 2011 Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, pianist Hélène Grimaud to join tour PITTSBURGH – Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) on a 12-concert European Festivals Tour presented by BNY Mellon from Aug. 23 to Sept. 12, 2011. Maestro Honeck will lead the PSO at the prestigious Lucerne Festival in Switzerland (Sept. 3), Berlin Festival in ...
  • COLUMBIA GAS TO SPONSOR PSO CONCERTS AT THE SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL IN NEW CASTLE

    January 26, 2011 PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) announced today that Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc. is becoming the title sponsor of the concert series at the Scottish Rite Cathedral in New Castle, effective immediately. The sponsorship includes the final PSO concert of the current season, as well as the entire 2011-2012 season at that venue. The first ...
  • MUSIC DIRECTOR MANFRED HONECK, GUEST CONDUCTOR NOSEDA RETURN TO HEINZ HALL TO CELEBRATE TCHAIKOVSKY

    January 12, 2011 Two-week long Tchaikovsky Festival boasts concerts, rare recordings of composer and his contemporaries, panel discussions, movie, poetry, chamber music & solo performances by Matsuev, Vatchnadze, Kodanashvili, Savitski & Serge Zimmermann PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) will present a two-week long festival celebrating the music of famed Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Feb. 2-12 at ...
  • NORWEGIAN CONDUCTOR ARILD REMMEREIT RETURNS TO CONDUCT PSO AT HEINZ HALL

    January 10, 2011 Violinist Viviane Hagner is soloist PITTSBURGH – Norwegian conductor Arild Remmereit will return to Heinz Hall to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) in BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring violinist Viviane Hagner. The concerts will be held at 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 28, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30. Tickets, ranging from $20 to $88, ...
  • PSO, MUSICAL AMBASSADOR FIDDLESTICKS HELP CHILDREN FIND ‘THE CREATIVE SPARK‘

    January 10, 2011 Soloists are 17-year-old Pittsburgh-area pianist Michael Tsang, soprano Katy Shackleton Williams, Hilal String Quartet, Flute Academy PITTSBURGH – Fiddlesticks, Heinz Hall’s resident musical ambassador to children, will appear with Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) for “The Creative Spark” at 11:15 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Heinz Hall. Children will join ...
  • PSO INVITES PUBLIC TO ENJOY CHRISTMAS TREE, MENORAH AT HEINZ HALL

    December 2, 2010 PITTSURGH – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) invites the public to enjoy this holiday season by visiting Heinz Hall to view a majestic Christmas tree and Hanukkah menorah. The tree and menorah are displayed in the Grand Lobby and will be open to be viewed by the public from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting Friday, ...
  • Y0-YO MA’S APPEARANCE AT HEINZ HALL RESCHEDULED TO DEC. 6, 2011

    November 24, 2010 PITTSBURGH – World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma has rescheduled his appearance next year at Heinz Hall. He will perform at a special concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with Music Director Manfred Honeck conducting, on Dec. 6, 2011 at Heinz Hall. He was originally scheduled to perform at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s 2011 gala on Sept. 17 at ...
  • PSO BRINGS POPULAR HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT TO SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL

    November 19, 2010 The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra continues its celebration of the 10th anniversary of performances at the Scottish Rite Cathedral with a special seasonal tradition: a concert of favorite carols and holiday music. The Holiday Pops! Concert, at which Santa Claus will make an appearance, will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec.10 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral ...


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