Stravinksy en Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra <p><strong>Airs Monday, March 24 at 11 a.m. </strong>Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each Monday morning at 11 a.m. The open concert for the season features conductor Manfred Honeck who will be joined by pianist Lang Lang for the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Franz Listz as well as Chopin’s Etude No. 5, Op. 10. The concert will also showcase Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to “Forza del Destino;” &nbsp;Felix Mendelssohn’s Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream;” &nbsp;Richard Wagner’s Overture to “Tannhauser;” Igor Stravinksy’s Danse Infernale from “The Firebird;” and Lu Wencheng’s “Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake.” Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony each Monday morning at 11 a.m. on Red River Radio.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 41671 at Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra The Rite Of Spring: The 100 Year Shock-Wave <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. &nbsp;</strong>Stravinsky's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> The Rite of Spring is still provocative and disturbing a centenary (May 29) after its premiere caused one of the most sensational scandals in artistic history. &nbsp;In this anniversary documentary, the ballet's 100 year shock-wave is traced from its initial explosion on May </span>29th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2013 right up to the present time. &nbsp;First-hand recollections of the famous first night from Dame Marie </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rambert</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who was one of the dancers, and Igor </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stravinsky</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who was in the audience, lead through memories of the Berlin premiere in 1923 and the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">50th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary performance in London conducted by Pierre </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monteux</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who was the original conductor in 1913, up to comments on the work's enduring power from major artists of today: dancer Dame Monica Mason, and conductors Sir Colin Davis and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Valery</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gergiev</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 16:00:00 +0000 27138 at The Rite Of Spring: The 100 Year Shock-Wave