Pittsburgh Symphony
Wednesdays @ 8PM

This broadcast series, hosted by Jim Cunningham, presents concerts by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra recorded at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. Manfred Honeck has served as music director since the 2008-2009 season. The PSO has been heard on the air since radio began in Pittsburgh with early broadcasts on Pittsburgh’s KDKA in the 1920s. Its first network broadcasts appeared on NBC in 1936.

1/11

Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor

Robert Schumann:  Konzertstück in F Major for Four Horns and Orchestra
Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 1
Mason Bates: The Rise of Exotic Computing

1/18

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano

Franz Joseph Haydn:  Symphony No. 93
Franz Liszt:  Piano Concerto No. 1
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 4

1/25

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Sam Helfrich, director

Franz Joseph Haydn:  The Creation

2/1

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Popular polkas and waltzes

2/8

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organ
Alec Baldwin, narrator

Richard Strauss:  Opening theme from Also Sprach Zarathustra
Hector Berlioz:  Dream of the Witches' Sabbath from Symphonie fantastique
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Pas da deux from The Nutcracker
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 7 - Finale
Gustave Mahler:  Symphony No. 5 - Adagietto
Sergei Prokofiev:  Death of Tybalt from Romeo and Juliet
George Gershwin:  Fascinating Rhythm
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

2/15

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Rainer Honeck, violin

Antonin Dvorak:  Suite from Rusalka
Benjamin Britten:  Violin Concerto
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique"

2/22

Michael Francis, conductor
Anne Martindale Williams, cello; Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano

Mason Bates:  Alternative Energy
Jake Heggie:  The Work at Hand
Bela Bartok:  Concerto for Orchestra