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, March 31 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony baritone Thomas Hampson will join maestro Manfred Honeck for the Orchestral Songs for Baritone and Orchestra by Richard Strauss. Also joining maetsro Honeck will be french horn soloist William Cabellero who will be featured in the Horn Concerto No. 1 also by Richard Strauss. The concert will open with John Stafford Smith’s arrangement of the “The Star Spangled Banner" and the concert will conclude with Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World."
Airs Monday, March 24 at 11 a.m. Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each Monday morning at 11 a.m. The open concert for the season features conductor Manfred Honeck who will be joined by pianist Lang Lang for the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Franz Listz as well as Chopin’s Etude No. 5, Op. 10. The concert will also showcase Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to “Forza del Destino;” Felix Mendelssohn’s Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream;” Richard Wagner’s Overture to “Tannhauser;” Igor Stravinksy’s Danse Infernale from “The Firebird;” and Lu Wencheng’s “Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake.” Join us for a new season of concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony each Monday morning at 11 a.m. on Red River Radio.
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.