Beethoven

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.”

Airs Monday, May 26 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 pianist Yefim Bronfman in a performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor.” Mr. Bronfman will all play several encores by Liszt and Chopin. The concert also features Johann Strauss, Jr., Franz Lehar, Henry Mancini, and Jerome Kern. 

Airs Monday, April 14 at 11 a.m.  This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony, music director Manfred Honeck will be joined by violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley for a performance of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and then soprano Sari Gruber, mezzo-soprano Gerhild Romberger, tenor Paul Appleby and bass John Relyea will join the Orchestra along with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and narrator F. Murry Abraham for different performance of Mozart's great Requiem.

Airs Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas retuns to lead the orchestra in Blumine by Gustav Mahler and the Symphony No. 6 in F major by Beethoven, his "Pastoral Symphony." Violinist  Alexander Barantschik will also be featured as guest soloist in the Violin Concerto No. 4 by Schnittke.

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