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
Gil Shaham, violin

Moonlight Masquerade Gala Concert


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Randolph Kelly, viola

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Sinfonia concertante
Igor Stravinsky:  Suite from The Firebird
Einojuhani Rautavaara:  Cantus Arcticus


Manfred Honeck, conductor
All-University Choir
Emanuel Ax, piano

Johannes Brahms:  Piano Concerto No. 2
Carl Orff:  "O Fortuna" from Carmina Burana
Leonard Bernstein:  Chichester Psalms
Giuseppe Verdi:  Overture to La Forza del Destino
Arrigo Boito:  No. 4 Final Psalmody from the Prologue to Mefistofele


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Pinchas Zukerman, violin

James MacMillan:  Britannia
Max Bruch:  Violin Concerto No. 1
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations


Manfred Honeck, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Overture to Egmont
Antonin Dvorak:  Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"
James MacMillan:  Symphony No. 4


Jeanette Sorrell, conductor/harpsichord
Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Jennifer Ross, violin; Lorna McGhee, flute; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe; Anne Martindale Williams, cello; David Premo, cello; Jeffrey Turner, bass; John Moore; bass

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Sinfonia from Cantata No. 42
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Orchestral Suite No. 2
Antonio Vivaldi:  Concerto for Two Cellos in G minor
Georg Philipp Telemann:  Sinfonia in G Major "Grillen-Symphonie"
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin and String Orchestra
Antonio Vivaldi (arr. Sorrell):  Concerto for Two Violins "La Follia"


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organ

Sergei Rachmaninov (arr. Carpenter):  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 10


Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Simone Porter, violin

Samuel Barber:  Overture to School of Scandal
Samuel Barber:  Adagio for Strings
Samuel Barber:  Violin Concerto
John Williams:  Sound the Bells
Leonard Slatkin:  Kinah
George Gershwin:  Porgy and Bess:  A Symphonic Picture