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.

11/25

Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Michel Camilo, piano

Paul Dukas:  The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Michel Camilo:  Piano Concerto No. 2 "Tenerife"
Maurice Ravel:  Alborada del gracioso
Maurice Ravel:  Pavane pour une infante defunte
Maurice Ravel:  Menuet antique
Maurice Ravel:  Bolero

12/2

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Chaconne
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
Johannes Brahms:  Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77

12/9

Manfred Honeck, conductor
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, director

Thomas Luis de Victoria: Dum complerentur; Surrexit pastor bonus; Ave Maria; and Versa est in luctum
Anton Bruckner: Locus iste and Ave Maria
Gregorio Allegri: Miserere
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat Major "Romantic"

12/16

Christoph Konig, conductor
Tim Fain, violin

Ottorino Respighi:  Overture to Belfagor
Phillip Glass:  Violin Concerto No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"

12/23

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Betsy Burleigh, director
Christina Landshamer, soprano; Robin Blaze, counter-tenor; Paul Appleby, tenor; Paul Armin Edelmann, baritone

George Frederic Handel:  Messiah

12/30

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Michael Rusinek, clarinet

Gioacchino Rossini: Introduction, Theme and Variations
Carl Maria van Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73
Johann Strauss, Jr.:  Waltzes and Polkas