Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014-15

Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
  • Hosted by Jim Cunningham

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra proudly brings one of the nation's top-ranking orchestras to classical music lovers nationwide. As indicated by the thousands of letters fans send in each season, Manfred Honeck and the PSO richly deserve their acclaim. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is one thrilling concert after another!

Airs Monday, October 27 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, Concertmaster Noah Bendix Balgley performs the Bruch Scottish Fantasy.  Plus, Nikolaj Znaider conducts Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 and the Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. Jim Cunningham will host this Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.

Airs Monday, October 20 at 11 a.m.  This week on the Pittsburgh Sympony; Manfred Honeck will lead the orchestra in Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings; Leos Janceck’s Suite from Jenufa, Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8; and pianist Yulianna Avdeeva will be the guest soloist for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21. Jim Cunningham will be your host.

Airs Monday, October 13 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck leads the orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh along with soprano Lisette Oropesa, tenor Andrey Nemzer, and baritone Hugh Russell in Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana. John Stafford Smith’s “The Star Spangled Banner will open the show and we'll also hear Ludwig van Beethoven’s Overture to “Fidelio" as well as David Stock’s Symphony No. 6. Jim Cunningham will host the week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Airs Monday, September 22 at 11 a.m. You’ll hear two grand pieces on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast. Piano superstar Yuja Wang is at Heinz Hall to play Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Plus Manfred Honeck conducts the Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 5. I’m Jim Cunningham hoping you’ll join me on Public Radio International.

On this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony it’s a program of favorites conducted by Music Director Manfred Honeck. Featured on the concert are Rossini’s William Tell Overture and the first of Haydn’s 12 London Symphonies – his No. 93. We'll close the show wit Richard Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben. Jim Cunningham will host the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio on Red River Radio.