Airs Thursday, August 13, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live violinist Gil Shaham we'll join maestro David Robertson who will lead the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Together they present a beautiful program featuring the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Bernstein, Britten's Violin Concerto, Op. 15, Radial Play by Samuel Adams, and Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky. 

Airs Monday, April 6, at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio concert It’s an all-American concert with Michael Stern conducting The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Kahn by Charles Griffes; Leonard Bernstein’s Fancy Free Ballet; Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring; and George Gershwin’s An American in Paris. Jim Cunningham will host.

Airs Thursday, September 18 at 11 a.m. The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America is a phenomenal new group made up of 120 of the brightest young instrumentalists in our country. After a two-week residency of intensive rehearsals, they hit the road coast-to-coast this summer. Our program finds them in Carnegie Hall, led by the dynamic conductor David Robertson.

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 Saturday, August 24 at 2 p.m. This week from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival clarinetist David Shifrin will be featured in Busoni's Elegy and Bernstein's Clarinet Sonata. The concert will conclude with the Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 40 by Brahms.