Pittsburgh Symphony

Airs Monday, March 23, at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Nicolas McGegan conducts Vivaldi’s Four Seasons featuring Ye-Eun Choi on violin. We'll also hear Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 and the Chaconne from Idomeneo by Mozart. Jim Cunningham will host.

Airs Monday, September 8 at 11 a.m. On this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, YouTube sensation Valentina Lisitsa returns to Heinz Hall to perform the Grieg Piano Concerto. Orchestra favorite Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Ravel’s Rhapsodie Espagnole and Elgar’s concert overture “In the South.” Also, “Sidereus” by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov. Jim Cunningham will host this Pittsburgh Symphony Radio, from Public Radio International.

Airs Monday, May 12 at 11 a.m. Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers will be the soloist on this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony. Leonard Slatkin will conduct a program which features the world premiere of the Violin Concerto by Mason Bates along with the Symphony No. 68 by Franz Josef Haydn and the Symphony No. 3, the “Organ Symphony" by Camille Saint-Saens.

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 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. 

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