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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
October 25, 2014
Beethoven, Strauss, Lehar, Mancini & More

Manfred HoneckBEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
STRAUSS, JR: Overture to Eine Nacht in Venedig
STRAUSS: Moulinet & Eislauf Polkas
STRAUSS, JR: On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz
LEHAR: “You are My Heart’s Delight” from Das Land des Lachelns
LEHAR: “Volga Song” from Der Zarewitsch
STRAUSS: Telefon-Polka
MANCINI: “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
STRAUSS, JR: Thunder and Lightning Polka
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; Gregg Baker, baritone

October 18, 2014
Haydn, Bates, and Saint-Saens

Anne Akiko MeyersHAYDN: Symphony No. 68
BATES: Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony No. 3, “Organ Symphony”
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

October 11, 2014
Barcelona Tour Show
Gustav Mahler 150Featuring the tour show with the concert from Barcelona featuring Mahler Symphony No. 2.
October 4, 2014
Verdi
Mariss JansonsVERDI: Ave Maria 
VERDI: String Quartet in E minor 
VERDI: Requiem 
Mariss Jansons, conductor; Alessandra Marc, soprano; Elena Zaremba, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Rojas, tenor; Dimitri Kavrakos, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
June 21, 2014
Bates, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky

Michael Rusinek-150Bates: Mothership
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Michael Rusinek, clarinet
June 14, 2014
Willi, Beethoven, and Mozart

Manfred HoneckWilli: ABBA-MA (Echo of Peace)
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Mozart: Requiem, Mozart's Death in Words and Music

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Adrianna Kucerova, soprano; Gerhild Romberger, mezzo-soprano; Paul Appleby, tenor; Liang Li, bass; F. Murray Abraham, narrator; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director

 

June 7, 2014
Eyerly, Schumann, and Rachmaninoff
Leonard Slatkin-75EYERLY: Arlington Sons
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Olga Kern, piano; David Pittsinger, bass-baritone; Richard Pittsinger, boy soprano
May 31, 2014
Smith, Strauss, and Dvorak
Thomas HampsonSMITH: The Star Spangled Banner 
STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No. 1
STRAUSS: Orchestral Songs
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9
Manfred Honeck, conductor; William Caballero, horn; Thomas Hampson, baritone
May 31, 2014
Smith, Strauss, and Dvorak
Thomas HampsonSMITH: The Star Spangled Banner 
STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No. 1
STRAUSS: Orchestral Songs
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9
Manfred Honeck, conductor; William Caballero, horn; Thomas Hampson, baritone
May 24, 2014
Year of the Dragon with Lang Lang
Lang Lang 150LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1 
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Lang Lang, piano
May 17, 2014
Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich
Yuja Wang

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yuja Wang, piano

May 10, 2014
Rossini, Haydn, and Strauss

Manfred HoneckROSSINI: Overture to Guillaume Tell
HAYDN: Symphony No. 93
STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben
Manfred Honeck, conductor



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