Beethoven

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 Thursday, August 28 at 11 a.m. The San Francisco Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas with guest soloist Jeremy Denk on piano will present Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3, Steven Mackey's Eating Greens, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503 and Aaron Copland's Symphonic Ode. Fred Child and Jeff Spurgeon will be your host for the encore broadcast.

Airs Monday, August 25 at 11 a.m.  On this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra music director Manfred Honeck will be joined on stage by soprano Angela Meade, mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, tenor Anthony Griffey, bass Alexander Vinogradov and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for a performance that opens with Christopher Theofanidis’ “The Gift" and concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.

Airs Monday, August 18 at 11 a.m.  This week on the next broadcast concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, violinist Joshua Bell will join maestro Juano Mena for a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade for Violin and Orchestra. Also on he concert Mason Bates’ Desert Transport and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3. From the archives we'll hear violinist Bronislaw Huberman's performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Beethoven’s ‘Victory Symphony’ from “Wellington’s Victory."

Airs Monday, July 14 at 11 a.m. On this week's broadcast concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony, music director Manfred Honeck returns to lead the orchestra in Modest Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. In between, pianist Denis Matsuev will take the stage for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and he'll also perform Improvisation of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train.”

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