Airs Monday, August 12 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony maestro Manfred Honeck is joined on stage by oboist James Gorton, harpist Gretchen van Hoesen and harpist Heidi van Hoesen Gorton for Eugene Goossens’ Concert Piece for Oboe, English Horn, Two Harps and Orchestra. Also on the program Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 6, “Tragic".
Airs Monday, August 5 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony maestro Manfred Honeck will be joined on stage by violinist Joshua Bell for a performance of the Violin Concerto by Johannes Brahms. Mr. Honeck will also lead the orchestra in three works by Richard Strauss, his tone poem Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration, and Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks.
Airs Monday, July 29 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, cellist Anne Martindale Williams joins maestro Manfred Honeck on the stage for Arthur Honegger’s Cello Concerto. The concert also features Igor Stravinsky’s Petrouchka and George Gershwin’s An American in Paris with and archival performance of Darius Milhaud’s La Creation du Monde and excerpts from Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2. Eugene Ormandy will lead the orchestra in the Ravel.
Airs Monday, July 22 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony maestro Manfred Honeck leads the Orchestra with pianist Lise de la Salle joining him on stage for a performance of Maurice Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. Also on the concert, Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Lilli Boulanger’s Psalm 130 featuring the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh.
Airs Monday, June 24 at 11 a.m. Manfred Honeck takes the podium this week for our concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony with guest cellist Yo-Yo Ma. They perform Antonin Dvorak’s Cello Concerto & Antonio Vivaldi’s Cello Concerto in A minor. The concert also feature Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite.”