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.

11/14

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Overture to La clemenza di Tito
Franz Schubert:  Overture and Ballet Music No. 2 from Rosamunde
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 40
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"

11/21

Manfred Honeck, conductor
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Matthew Mehaffey, director
Rachele Gilmore, soprano; Werner Gura, tenor; Alexander Elliott, bass

Joseph Haydn:  The Creation

11/28

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Joseph Haydn:  Piano Concerto in D Major
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 20
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"

12/5

Christoph Konig, conductor
Maximilian Hornung, cello; Randolph Kelly, viola

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Richard Strauss: Don Quixote

12/12

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Lorna McGhee, flute

Claude Debussy: Printemps
Jacque Ibert: Flute Concerto
Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Igor Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird

12/19

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Ying Fang, soprano; Gerhild Romberger, mezzo-soprano

James MacMillan:  Miserere
Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

12/26

Rafael Payare, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano

Inocente Carreno: Margaritena
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 "Titan"