Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


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

Joshua Bell, violin


John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Bedrich Smetana: The Moldau

Jessie Montgomery: Starburst

Giuseppe Verdi:  Overture to Nabucco

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35



Manfred Honeck, conductor

Carlos Simon: Fate Now Conquers

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67



Mariss Jansons, conductor


Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 4 in C minor "Tragic"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543

Richard Strauss: First Waltz Sequence from Der Rosenkavalier