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.

5/11

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Matthew Mehaffey, director

Giuseppe Verdi:  Requiem

5/18

Bernard Labadie, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

Henri-Joseph Rigel:  Symphonie No. 4 in C minor, Op. 12
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
Joseph Haydn:  Symphony No. 98 in B-flat Major

5/25

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Lorna McGhee, flute

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313
Franz Schubert:  Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 "Great"

6/1

Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Augustine Hadelich, violin

George Enescu:  Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A Major, Op. 11
Antonin Dvorak:  Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53

6/8

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Emanual Ax, piano
Paul Appleby, tenor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Matthew Mehaffey, director

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor"
Hector Berlioz:  Te Deum, Op. 22

6/15

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Matthew Mehaffey, director

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 31 in D Major, K. 297 "Paris"
Maurice Ravel:  Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major
Joseph Haydn:  Mass in Tempore Belli

6/22

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Maximilian Hornung, cello

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:  Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams"

6/29

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Serenade for Strings
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 17
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture