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, April 15 at 11 a.m. This week Juraj Valcuha takes the podium to lead the orchestra in Maurice Ravel’s Suite from Mother Goose and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances; The Steven Stucky’s Spirit Voices will feature Evelyn Glennie as percussionist.
Airs Monday, April 1 at 11 a.m. This week conductor Mariss Jansons takes the podium to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 2; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 36; and Johann Strauss’ “On the Beautiful Blue Danube.”