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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Enjoy a lively, exciting performance of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each week from the comfort of your living room. Host Jim Cunningham and acclaimed Music Director Manfred Honeck bring you the symphonic works of Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Mahler and more with help from world-class soloists.

Program Schedule
April 26, 2014
Brahms, Hindemith, and Tchaikovsky

Kazem AbdullahBRAHMS: Tragic Overture 
HINDEMITH: Mathis der Maler, Symphony 
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto 
Kazem Abdullah, conductor; Nicola Benedetti, violin

April 19, 2014
Theofanidis and Beethoven

Angela MeadeTHEOFANIDIS: The Gift
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Angela Meade, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Griffey, tenor; Alexander Vinogradov, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director

April 12, 2014
Bates, Bernstein, and Brahms

Joshua BellBATES: Desert Transport
BERNSTEIN: Serenade for Violin and Orchestra
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
Juanjo Mena, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin

April 5, 2014
Bach

Jeannette SorrellBACH: The Six Brandenburg Concertos
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor & harpsichord

March 29, 2014
Bates, Mozart, Prokofiev

Leonard Slatkin 150BATES: B-Sides 
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25 
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano

March 22, 2014
Mozart and Bartok

Rafael Fruhbeck de BurgosMOZART: Serenade No. 6 in D Major, “Serenata notturna”
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 15
BARTOK: Concert for Orchestra
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor; Shai Wosner, piano

March 15, 2014
Simona Saturova and Gregg Baker
Simona SaturovaHighlights from Don Carlo, La Traviata, Il Travatore, Nabucco, Aida, Tannhauser, and more.
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Simona Saturova, soprano; Gregg Baker, baritone; Christopher Hahn, host; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director
March 8, 2014
Mussorgsky, Rachmoninoff, & Beethoven

Manfred HoneckMUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano

March 1, 2014
Mozart, Dvorak, Smetana, and Janacek

Mozart 150MOZART: Symphony No. 40 
DVORAK: Violin Concerto 
SMETANA: “Sarka,” No. 3 from Ma vlast 
JANACEK: Taras Bulba 
Michael Francis, conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, violin

February 22, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio: Zappa, Adams, Stravinsky, and more

Andres Cardenes 150ZAPPA: Dupree’s Paradise 
ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine 
STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major 
ADAMS: Harmonielehre 
ROGERS/BENNETT: Selections from “My Fair Lady” (Steinberg conducting)
John Adams, conductor; Andres Cardenes, violin 

February 15, 2014
Brahms and Schubert

Schubert 150BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9
Mariss Jansons, conductor

February 8, 2014
Desabata, Ravel, and Strauss

Benjamin Hochman 150DE SABATA: La notti di Platon
RAVEL: Piano Concerto (Left Hand Alone)
STRAUSS: Aus Italien
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; Benjamin Hochman, piano



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