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, October 4 at 11:00 a.m. An opening night with Orff's Carmina Burana is auspicious; performed by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, it's breathtaking. Kick off Carnegie Hall's 2012–2013 season with this outstanding group and its illustrious music director as they dive into Carmina Burana's exciting rhythms and powerful melodies.