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.

7/22

Robert Spano, conductor
Craig Knox, tuba

Claude Debussy: Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
Jennifer Higdon: Tuba Concerto
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

7/29

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Renee Fleming, soprano

"Voyage at Sea Gala"

Vincenzo Bellini:  "Casta Diva" from Norma
Leonard Bernstein:  Overture to Candide
Maurice Ravel:  Alborada del gracioso
Gioacchino Rossini:  Overture to The Barber of Seville
Camille Saint-Saens:  Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah

8/5

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Pinchas Zukerman, violin

Mason Bates: Resurrexit
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2

8/12

Bernard Labadie, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

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

8/19

Manfred Honeck, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Steven Stucky: Silent Spring
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor