Airs Monday, July 14 at 11 a.m. On this week's broadcast concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony, music director Manfred Honeck returns to lead the orchestra in Modest Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. In between, pianist Denis Matsuev will take the stage for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and he'll also perform Improvisation of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train.”
Airs Monday, April 7 at 11 a.m. On the next concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony maestro Leonard Slatkin will be joined on stage by pianist Olga Kern for a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Sergei Rachmaninoff plus several encores by Moszkowski and Rimsky-Korsakov. The concert opens with Scott Eyerly’s “Arlington Sons" and we'll also hear William Schumann’s Symphony No. 3.
Airs Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m. Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas returns to the podium this week for another concert by the San Francisco Symphony. He'll be joined by pianist Yuja Wang for a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Rachmaninoff. To open the concert maestro Thomas will lead them in a Pavane by Faure and we'll also hear the Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52 by Jean Sibelius.
Airs Monday, December 30 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert from the San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart leads the orchestra with pianist Simon Trpceski in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40. The concert opens with Schreker's Prelude to Act 1 of Die Gezeichneten and closes with the Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 by Saint-Saens. From the archives we'll also hear Respighi's Pines of Rome and the Introduction from Romeo et Juliet by Berlioz.
Airs Saturday, October 12 at 12 noon. On the next concert by the Cleveland Orchestra, Jaap van Zweden take the podium and is joined by pianist Louis Lortie for the beautiful Piano Concert No. 2 by Chopin. Then, the monumental Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 closes this concert.