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.


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Chaconne
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 8
Johannes Brahms:  Violin Concerto

Watch a concert preview video with violinist Augustin Hadelich


Cinema Serenade Gala Concert with Itzhak Perlman

Watch a video of scenes from the Cinema Serenade



Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Pablo Villegas, guitar

Jonny Greenwood:  There Will Be Blood
Joaquin Rodrigo:  Fantasía Para un Gentilhombre
Igor Stravinsky:  Jeu de cartes
Maurice Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé

Watch a concert preview video with guitarist Pablo Villegas


Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Gretchen van Hoesen, harp

Heitor Villa-Lobos:  Suite Popular Brasileira
Alberto Ginastera:  Harp Concerto
Igor Stravinsky:  The Rite of Spring


"For Your Eyes Only" Gala with Anne-Sophie Mutter


Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano

Conrad Tao:  Pángu
George Gershwin:  Piano Concerto in F
Richard Strauss:  Symphonia Domestica


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Valentina Lisitsa, piano

Mason Bates:  Rusty Air in Carolina
Sergei Rachmaninov:  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Hector Berlioz:  Symphonie fantastique


Jirí Belohlávek, conductor

Bedrich Smetana:  My Homeland


Omer Meir Wellber, conductor
Pablo Villegas, guitar

Claude Debussy:  Petite Suite
Joaquin Rodrigo:  Concierto de Aranjuez
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Manfred Symphony


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Michael Rusinek, clarinet

Gioachino Rossini:  Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra
Carl Maria von Weber:  Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Waltzes and Polkas


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Betsy Burleigh, director
Yulianna Avdeeva, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Coronation" from Mass in C Major
Franz Schubert:  Symphony No. 7
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Betsy Burleigh, director
Christina Landshamer, soprano;  Robin Blaze, counter-tenor;  Paul Appleby, tenor;  Paul Armin Edelmann, baritone

George Frideric Handel:  Messiah