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Dvorak - Symphony No.8 - Honeck/Pittsburgh Symphony Reference Recordings expands its "Fresh" series with Manfred Honeck and the PSO in Dvorak's 8th Symphony and a Symphonic Suite from Janacek's opera Jenufa, conceived by Manfred Honeck and arranged by Tomas Ille. Recorded at Heinz Hall.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 24 - Part 1
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Classical Crossroads
Gino Vannelli
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Last Day of the Tour in Bonn
Jim Cunningham visits the Beethovenhaus, the composer's birthplace in Bonn. He also get comments from the ...

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@ the Symphony
Anne-Sophie Mutter & Manfred Honeck
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck talk about their season-opening gala performance on ...

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Voice of the Arts
Heather Noonan of the League of American Orchestras
At the Arts Education Partnership's national conference in Pittsburgh, Heather Noonan of the League of American ...

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