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.
Omer Meir Wellber, conductor
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question
Kurt Weill: Symphony No. 2
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 "Titan"
Alan Fletcher: Oboe Concerto
Juraj Valcuha, conductor
Franceso Piemontesi, piano
Bedrich Smetana: The Moldau
Antonin Dvorak: Piano Concerto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 "Prague"
Antonin Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Discover Classical will present the Cleveland Orchestra on Wednesdays at 8:00pm beginning May 10.