Airs Monday, April 13, at 11 a.m. This week we conclude the 2014-15 season of concerts from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts “Don Juan” and the Suite from Der Rosenkavalier. Plus, you’ll hear the Elektra Symphonic Rhapsody – music conceived by Manfred Honeck and arranged by Czech Composer Thomas Ille. It’s the final concert from Pittsburgh Symphony Radio hosted by Jim Cunningham.
Airs Monday, March 15, at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, it’s the finale of the Pittsburgh Symphony’s Mozart Festival. Manfred Honeck is joined by soloists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in selections from the Mass in C major and Requiem. Plus hear excerpts from several of Mozart’s operas. Jim Cunningham will host.
Airs Monday, December 29 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony we take a tour of the solar system as Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in “The Planets” by Gustav Holst. Then we'll hear the world premiere of “The Elements” –featuring the collaboration of 5 different Pittsburgh composers. Jim Cunningham will host.
Airs Monday, December 15 at 11 a.m. Pittsburgh Symphony Radio brings out the B team this week, as Manfred Honeck conducts Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. You’ll hear Bach’s Toccata and Fugue, arranged by Stokowski and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4. Helene Grimaud plays the Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1. Jim Cunningham will host.