Airs Monday, May 20 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conductorManfred Honeck is joined by violinist Nikolaij Znaider for a performance of the Violin Concerto by Jean Sibelius. Also on the program Steven Stucky’s Silent Spring and the Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique” by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Airs Monday, April 29 at 11 a.m. This week conductor Manfred Honeck is joined on stage by baritone Thomas Hampson and soprano Chen Reiss for Antonin Dvorak’s Biblical Songs and Johannes Brahms’ A German Requiem.
Airs Monday, April 22 at 11 a.m. This week Manfred Honeck leads the orchestra in Nicolai’s Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor, Johann Strauss Jr.’s Artist’s Life Waltz, Pablo de Sarasate’s Gypsy Airs for Violin and Orchestra, Fritz Kreisler’s Love’s Joy for Violin and Orchestra, Josef Strauss’ Cheerful Fortitude Polka; On Holiday Polka; Feuerfest Polka; and Johann Strauss Jr.’s Radetzky March and Light of Heart Polka. Leif Ove Andsnes will also join maestro Honeck for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
Airs Monday, February 18 at 11 a.m. Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the second concert of the season opening with Beethoven’s Overture to The Consecration of the House. Then the Eroica Trio takes the stage for a performance of Beethoven’s Concerto in C Major for Piano, Violin, Cello and Orchestra, the “Triple Concerto.” This all Beethoven concert concludes with the Symphony No. 3.
Airs Monday, February 11 at 11 a.m. Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in this opening concert which begins with John Stafford Smith’s arrangement of “The Star Spangled Banner,” followed by Steven Stucky’s “Dreamwaltzes. Then pianist Rudolf Buchbinder takes the stage for Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F and the concert concludes with Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Jim Cunningham is your host, for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts.