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2014

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 3 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts Barber’s emotional Adagio for Strings, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 and Janacek’s Suite from Jenufa.  Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva performs the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 3 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts Barber’s emotional Adagio for Strings, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 and Janacek’s Suite from Jenufa.  Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva performs the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 2 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s Overture for Fidelio.  Lisette Oropesa, Andrey Nemzer and Hugh Russell join the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana.”   You’ll also hear the world premiere of David Stock’s Sixth Symphony.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 2 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s Overture for Fidelio.  Lisette Oropesa, Andrey Nemzer and Hugh Russell join the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana.”   You’ll also hear the world premiere of David Stock’s Sixth Symphony.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 1 - Part 1
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is joined by one of the most recognizable names in classical music for the “Once Upon a Time” Gala concert on Pittsburgh Symphony Radio, made possible by Pat and Michele Atkins in honor of Carlow University and the Jack Buncher Foundation.  Yo-Yo Ma plays Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Dvorak, Humperdinck and Prokofiev.  I’m Jim Cunningham, your host.  It’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio, from Public Radio International.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2014-2015 Season - Program 1 - Part 2
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is joined by one of the most recognizable names in classical music for the “Once Upon a Time” Gala concert on Pittsburgh Symphony Radio, made possible by Pat and Michele Atkins in honor of Carlow University and the Jack Buncher Foundation.  Yo-Yo Ma plays Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Dvorak, Humperdinck and Prokofiev.  I’m Jim Cunningham, your host.  It’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio, from Public Radio International.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 24 - Part 1
On this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast – YouTube sensation Valentina Lisitsa returns to Heinz Hall to perform the Grieg Piano Concerto.  Orchestra favorite Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Ravel’s Rhapsodie Espagnole and Elgar’s concert overture - “In the South.”  Also, “Sidereus” by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov.   

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 24 - Part 2
On this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast – YouTube sensation Valentina Lisitsa returns to Heinz Hall to perform the Grieg Piano Concerto.  Orchestra favorite Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Ravel’s Rhapsodie Espagnole and Elgar’s concert overture - “In the South.”  Also, “Sidereus” by Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov.   

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 25 - Part 1
It’s a program of favorites conducted by Music Director Manfred Honeck.  Including Rossini’s William Tell Overture and the first of Haydn’s 12 London Symphonies – his No. 93   Plus hear Richard Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 25 - Part 2
It’s a program of favorites conducted by Music Director Manfred Honeck.  Including Rossini’s William Tell Overture and the first of Haydn’s 12 London Symphonies – his No. 93   Plus hear Richard Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 26 - Part 1
Piano superstar Yuja Wang is at Heinz Hall to play Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.   Plus Manfred Honeck conducts the Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 5.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 26 - Part 2
Piano superstar Yuja Wang is at Heinz Hall to play Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.   Plus Manfred Honeck conducts the Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No. 5.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 21 - Part 1
One of the biggest names in Classical Music featured on this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.   Joshua Bell returns to perform the Bernstein Serenade for Violin and Orchestra.  Juanjo Mena conducts Brahms’ 3rd Symphony.  And you’ll hear Desert Transport by Composer in Residence – Mason Bates. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 21 - Part 2
One of the biggest names in Classical Music featured on this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.   Joshua Bell returns to perform the Bernstein Serenade for Violin and Orchestra.  Juanjo Mena conducts Brahms’ 3rd Symphony.  And you’ll hear Desert Transport by Composer in Residence – Mason Bates. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 22 - Part 1
It’s an Ode to Joy on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony with soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.   You’ll also hear “The Gift” –commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony from composer Christopher Theofanidis. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 22 - Part 2
It’s an Ode to Joy on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the Mendelssohn Choir and Pittsburgh Symphony with soloists in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.   You’ll also hear “The Gift” –commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony from composer Christopher Theofanidis. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season -Program 23 - Part 1
It’s a concert featuring rising stars of classical music from Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   He was named one of the young rock starts of the conducting world by the Daily Beast.   Kazem Abdullah conducts Brahms’ Tragic Overture and Hindemith’s Mathis der Mahler Symphony.   Nicola Benedetti takes center stage in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 23 - Part 2
It’s a concert featuring rising stars of classical music from Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   He was named one of the young rock starts of the conducting world by the Daily Beast.   Kazem Abdullah conducts Brahms’ Tragic Overture and Hindemith’s Mathis der Mahler Symphony.   Nicola Benedetti takes center stage in the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 19 - Part 1
Two giants of classical music join for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 – pianist Emanuel Ax and conductor Leonard Slatkin.  Also on the program -  Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 and “B-Sides” by classical composer and club DJ Mason Bates.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 19 - Part 2
Two giants of classical music join for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 – pianist Emanuel Ax and conductor Leonard Slatkin.  Also on the program -  Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 and “B-Sides” by classical composer and club DJ Mason Bates.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 20 - Part 1
It’s one of Bach’s greatest hits – his Brandenburg Concertos from the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.  Apollo’s Fire Music Director Jeannette Sorrell comes to Heinz Hall, making her debut, conducting the Orchestra in all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 20 - Part 2
It’s one of Bach’s greatest hits – his Brandenburg Concertos from the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast.  Apollo’s Fire Music Director Jeannette Sorrell comes to Heinz Hall, making her debut, conducting the Orchestra in all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 18 - Part 1
On this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast - Shai Wosner makes his Heinz Hall debut in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 15.   Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony in Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Mozart’s Serenade No. 6 in D – “Serenata Notturna.”  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 18 - Part 2
On this week’s Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast - Shai Wosner makes his Heinz Hall debut in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 15.   Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony in Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Mozart’s Serenade No. 6 in D – “Serenata Notturna.”  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 16 - Part 1
Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.  Denis Matsuev performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 16 - Part 2
Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.  Denis Matsuev performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 17 - Part 1
Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn and Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director Manfred Honeck join forces in a program of Wagner and Verdi opera highlights!   The orchestra is joined by soprano Simona Saturova and baritone Gregg Baker.  Plus the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 17 - Part 2
Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn and Pittsburgh Symphony Music Director Manfred Honeck join forces in a program of Wagner and Verdi opera highlights!   The orchestra is joined by soprano Simona Saturova and baritone Gregg Baker.  Plus the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 12 - Part 1
Benjamin Hochman returns to Heinz Hall to perform Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.  Pittsburgh Orchestra favorite Gianandrea Noseda conducts “From Italy” by Richard Strauss and “The Night of Plato” by Victor de Sabata.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 12 - Part 2
Benjamin Hochman returns to Heinz Hall to perform Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.  Pittsburgh Orchestra favorite Gianandrea Noseda conducts “From Italy” by Richard Strauss and “The Night of Plato” by Victor de Sabata.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 13 - Part 1
Mariss Jansons conducts symphonies by two giants of classical music.  The Brahms Symphony No. 3 and Schubert Symphony No. 9 –his Great C Major. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 13 - Part 2
Mariss Jansons conducts symphonies by two giants of classical music.  The Brahms Symphony No. 3 and Schubert Symphony No. 9 –his Great C Major. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 14 - Part 1
American composer John Adams conducts two of his own works – Short Ride in a Fast Machine and “Harmonielehre.”   Condctor and violinist Andres Cardenes performs the Stravinsky Violin Concerto.  And you’ll hear “Dupree’s Paradise” by Frank Zappa!  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 14 - Part 2
American composer John Adams conducts two of his own works – Short Ride in a Fast Machine and “Harmonielehre.”   Condctor and violinist Andres Cardenes performs the Stravinsky Violin Concerto.  And you’ll hear “Dupree’s Paradise” by Frank Zappa!  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 15 - Part 1
On the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, it’s a splash of paprika from Czech composers, and a dash of Mozart!  Michael Francis conducts Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, Janacek’s “Taras Bulba” and “Sarka” from Smetana’s “Ma Vlast.”   Christian Tetzleff performs the Dvorak Violin Concerto. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 15 - Part 2
On the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, it’s a splash of paprika from Czech composers, and a dash of Mozart!  Michael Francis conducts Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, Janacek’s “Taras Bulba” and “Sarka” from Smetana’s “Ma Vlast.”   Christian Tetzleff performs the Dvorak Violin Concerto. 

2013

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 10 - Part 1
Music Lover’s favorite Gil Shaham returns to Pittsburgh to perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 – “Turkish” on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   Arild Remmereit conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1, nicknamed “Winter Dreams.”  Also the Sinfonia No. 4 by American born George Walker. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 10 - Part 2
Music Lover’s favorite Gil Shaham returns to Pittsburgh to perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 – “Turkish” on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   Arild Remmereit conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1, nicknamed “Winter Dreams.”  Also the Sinfonia No. 4 by American born George Walker. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 11 - Part 1
Italy is famous for pasta, fine wine, biscotti – and great musicians.  Heinz Hall welcomes two great Italian music makers this week as Gianandrea Noseda conducts the Dvorak Symphony No. 7.  Plus, cellist Enrico Dindo makes his Heinz Hall debut with the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 11 - Part 2
Italy is famous for pasta, fine wine, biscotti – and great musicians.  Heinz Hall welcomes two great Italian music makers this week as Gianandrea Noseda conducts the Dvorak Symphony No. 7.  Plus, cellist Enrico Dindo makes his Heinz Hall debut with the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 6 - Part 1
It’s a party to celebrate the 200th birthday of Giuseppi Verdi.  Former Music Director Mariss Jansons conducts Verdi’s “Ave Maria” and String Quartet in E minor.  The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra and soloists for Verdi’s Requiem.    

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 6 - Part 2
It’s a party to celebrate the 200th birthday of Giuseppi Verdi.  Former Music Director Mariss Jansons conducts Verdi’s “Ave Maria” and String Quartet in E minor.  The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra and soloists for Verdi’s Requiem.    

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 7 - Part 1
Dust off your passports for the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.  I’m Jim Cunningham.  I hope you’ll join me as Manfred Honeck takes the Pittsburgh Symphony to Europe.   I’ll take you along on visits to Vienna, Paris, Bonn and to Barcelona where the orchestra performed the Mahler Symphony No. 2. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 7 - Part 2
Dust off your passports for the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.  I’m Jim Cunningham.  I hope you’ll join me as Manfred Honeck takes the Pittsburgh Symphony to Europe.   I’ll take you along on visits to Vienna, Paris, Bonn and to Barcelona where the orchestra performed the Mahler Symphony No. 2. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 8 - Part 1
Anne Akiko Meyers returns to Heinz Hall to perform the World Premiere Violin Concerto by Composer in Residence Mason Bates.   And Leonard Slatkin conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 68 and the “Organ” Symphony – the Symphony No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saens. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 8 - Part 2
Anne Akiko Meyers returns to Heinz Hall to perform the World Premiere Violin Concerto by Composer in Residence Mason Bates.   And Leonard Slatkin conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 68 and the “Organ” Symphony – the Symphony No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saens. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 9 - Part 1
On the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, it’s a concert of polkas and waltzes.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts dance tunes by Strauss, Lehar and more.  And Yefim Bronfman returns to Heinz Hall to perform the Beethoven “Emperor” Piano Concerto. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 9 - Part 2
On the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, it’s a concert of polkas and waltzes.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts dance tunes by Strauss, Lehar and more.  And Yefim Bronfman returns to Heinz Hall to perform the Beethoven “Emperor” Piano Concerto. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 4 - Part 1
It’s a unique twist on Mozart’s Requiem from Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   Pittsburgh native F. Murray Abraham adds narration with readings from Mozart’s letters to his father.  Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra, soloists and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh.   And Concertmaster Noah Bendix Balgley makes his Pittsburgh Symphony concerto debut with the Beethoven violin concerto.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 4 - Part 2
It’s a unique twist on Mozart’s Requiem from Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   Pittsburgh native F. Murray Abraham adds narration with readings from Mozart’s letters to his father.  Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra, soloists and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh.   And Concertmaster Noah Bendix Balgley makes his Pittsburgh Symphony concerto debut with the Beethoven violin concerto.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 5 - Part 1
This week, Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh in the Symphony No. 4 by Tchaikovsky and “Mothership” by Composer of the Year Mason Bates.  Principal Clarinet Michael Rusinek plays the Mozart Clarinet Concerto.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 5 - Part 2
This week, Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh in the Symphony No. 4 by Tchaikovsky and “Mothership” by Composer of the Year Mason Bates.  Principal Clarinet Michael Rusinek plays the Mozart Clarinet Concerto.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 2 - Part 1
Baritone Thomas Hampson performs Orchestral Songs by Richard Strauss.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Horn William Caballero performs the Strauss Horn Concerto No.1.  And Manfred Honeck conducts the Dvorak Symphony No. 9.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 2 - Part 2
Baritone Thomas Hampson performs Orchestral Songs by Richard Strauss.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Horn William Caballero performs the Strauss Horn Concerto No.1.  And Manfred Honeck conducts the Dvorak Symphony No. 9.   

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2104 Season - Program 3 - Part 1
Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin conducts William Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 and “Arlington Sons” by American composer Scott Eyerly, featuring the father-son singing duo of David and Richard Pittsinger.  And Olga Kern returns to perform the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 3 - Part 2
Principal Guest Conductor Leonard Slatkin conducts William Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 and “Arlington Sons” by American composer Scott Eyerly, featuring the father-son singing duo of David and Richard Pittsinger.  And Olga Kern returns to perform the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Bonus Program - Part 1
Celebrate “A World of Music” with violin superstar Anne Sophie Mutter on Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts this Gala concert featuring Ravel’s Bolero, Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, and Bizet’s Carmen Suite.  Anne Sophie Mutter shines in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Bonus Program - Part 2
Celebrate “A World of Music” with violin superstar Anne Sophie Mutter on Pittsburgh Symphony Radio.   Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts this Gala concert featuring Ravel’s Bolero, Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony, and Bizet’s Carmen Suite.  Anne Sophie Mutter shines in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 1 - Part 1
A brand new season of Pittsburgh Symphony Radio begins with the Year of the Dragon Gala concert.  Bringing us good fortune – Pianist  Lang Lang!  I’m Jim Cunningham and I hope you’ll join me as Manfred Honeck conducts opera overtures by Wagner and Verdi, and Mendelssohn’s Incidental Music to A MidSummer Night’s Dream.  Lang Lang performs the Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1, and as some solo piano pieces.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2013-2014 Season - Program 1 - Part 2
A brand new season of Pittsburgh Symphony Radio begins with the Year of the Dragon Gala concert.  Bringing us good fortune – Pianist  Lang Lang!  I’m Jim Cunningham and I hope you’ll join me as Manfred Honeck conducts opera overtures by Wagner and Verdi, and Mendelssohn’s Incidental Music to A MidSummer Night’s Dream.  Lang Lang performs the Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1, and as some solo piano pieces.  

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 22 - Part 1
Gianandrea Noseda conducts Debussy’s “Iberia” and De Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat Suites Nos. 1 and 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 22 - Part 2
Gianandrea Noseda conducts Debussy’s “Iberia” and De Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat Suites Nos. 1 and 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 23 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” and Ravel’s “Bolero.”   The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra for Boulanger’s “Psalm 130”.  And Lise de la Salle makes her Heinz Hall debut in Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 23 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” and Ravel’s “Bolero.”   The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra for Boulanger’s “Psalm 130”.  And Lise de la Salle makes her Heinz Hall debut in Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 24 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts Stravinsky’s “Petrouchka” and Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.”  Principal Cellist Anne Martindale-Williams performs Honegger’s Cello Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 24 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts Stravinsky’s “Petrouchka” and Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.”  Principal Cellist Anne Martindale-Williams performs Honegger’s Cello Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 25 - Part 1
Violin superstar Joshua Bell returns to perform Brahms’ Violin Concerto.  Manfred Honeck conducts “Don Juan,” “Death and Transfiguration,” and “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks” by Strauss.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 25 - Part 2
Violin superstar Joshua Bell returns to perform Brahms’ Violin Concerto.  Manfred Honeck conducts “Don Juan,” “Death and Transfiguration,” and “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks” by Strauss.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 26 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck concludes this year’s radio season with Mahler’s Symphony No. 6.  Plus, Principal Harp Gretchen van Hoesen, her husband James Gorton, and their daughter Heidi van Hoesen Gorton perform together in Goossens’ Concert Piece for Oboe, English Horn, Two Harps and Orchestra.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 26 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck concludes this year’s radio season with Mahler’s Symphony No. 6.  Plus, Principal Harp Gretchen van Hoesen, her husband James Gorton, and their daughter Heidi van Hoesen Gorton perform together in Goossens’ Concert Piece for Oboe, English Horn, Two Harps and Orchestra.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 1 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck kicks off a brand new season with Steven Stucky’s Dreamwaltzes.  Then, Rudolf Buchbinder performs Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F.  The concert concludes with Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 1 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck kicks off a brand new season with Steven Stucky’s Dreamwaltzes.  Then, Rudolf Buchbinder performs Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F.  The concert concludes with Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 2 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts an all Beethoven concert with the Overture to the Consecration of the House and the Symphony No. 3. Plus, the Eroica Trio are featured in the “Triple” Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 2 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts an all Beethoven concert with the Overture to the Consecration of the House and the Symphony No. 3. Plus, the Eroica Trio are featured in the “Triple” Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 3 - Part 1
Xian Zhang conducts “Radical Light” by Steven Stucky and Schumann’s Symphony No. 4.  Xiang Yu performs Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 3 - Part 2
Xian Zhang conducts “Radical Light” by Steven Stucky and Schumann’s Symphony No. 4.  Xiang Yu performs Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 4 - Part 1
Leonard Slatkin conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 67 and “Mysterious Mountain” by Hovhaness.   Plus, James Galway returns to perform Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 2 and Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 4 - Part 2
Leonard Slatkin conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 67 and “Mysterious Mountain” by Hovhaness.   Plus, James Galway returns to perform Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 2 and Bizet’s Carmen Fantasy.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 5 - Part 1
Leonard Slatkin conducts “Double Play” by Cindy McTee, Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus by Vaughan Williams and Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.  Plus, Principal Oboist Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida performs “The Flower Clock” by Francaix.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 5 - Part 2
Leonard Slatkin conducts “Double Play” by Cindy McTee, Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus by Vaughan Williams and Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.  Plus, Principal Oboist Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida performs “The Flower Clock” by Francaix.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 6 - Part 1
Mariss Jansons conducts Schubert’s Symphony No. 2, Mozart’s Symphony No. 36, Ravel’s “Rhapsodie espagnole,” and Strauss’ “On the Beautiful Blue Danube.”

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 6 - Part 2
Mariss Jansons conducts Schubert’s Symphony No. 2, Mozart’s Symphony No. 36, Ravel’s “Rhapsodie espagnole,” and Strauss’ “On the Beautiful Blue Danube.”

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 7 - Part 1
Christoph Konig conducts the Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 and Brahms’ Symphony No. 2.  Gabriela Montero performs Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 7 - Part 2
Christoph Konig conducts the Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 and Brahms’ Symphony No. 2.  Gabriela Montero performs Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 8 - Part 1
Juraj Valcuha conducts the Suite from Mother Goose by Ravel and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.   Evelyn Glennie performs Spirit Voices by Steven Stucky.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 8 - Part 2
Juraj Valcuha conducts the Suite from Mother Goose by Ravel and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.   Evelyn Glennie performs Spirit Voices by Steven Stucky.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 9 - Part 1
Leif Ove Andsnes performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Manfred Honeck conducts marches, waltzes and polkas in this Thanksgiving weekend traditional concert.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 9 - Part 2
Leif Ove Andsnes performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Manfred Honeck conducts marches, waltzes and polkas in this Thanksgiving weekend traditional concert.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 10 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Dvorak’s “Biblical Songs” with Thomas Hampson as soloist.  Plus, soprano Chen Reiss joins with the Mendelssohn Choir in Brahms’ German Requiem.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 10 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Dvorak’s “Biblical Songs” with Thomas Hampson as soloist.  Plus, soprano Chen Reiss joins with the Mendelssohn Choir in Brahms’ German Requiem.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 11 - Part 1
Lars Vogt performs the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 16.  Plus Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and the Fountains of Rome and the Pines of Rome by Respighi.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 11 - Part 2
Lars Vogt performs the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 16.  Plus Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and the Fountains of Rome and the Pines of Rome by Respighi.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 12 - Part 1
Sir Neville Marriner conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn Choir and soloists in Handel’s Messiah.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 12 - Part 2
Sir Neville Marriner conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn Choir and soloists in Handel’s Messiah.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 13 - Part 1
Robert Page conducts the Orchestra and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Rachmaninoff’s “The Bells;” Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols;” and Poulenc’s “Gloria.”

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 13 - Part 2
Robert Page conducts the Orchestra and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in Rachmaninoff’s “The Bells;” Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols;” and Poulenc’s “Gloria.”

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 14 - Part 1
Mariss Jansons conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 and Strauss’ “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome.  Plus, hear Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 and Bartok’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 14 - Part 2
Mariss Jansons conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 and Strauss’ “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome.  Plus, hear Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 and Bartok’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 15 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 and “Silent Spring” by Steven Stucky.  Plus, Nikolaij Znaider performs the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 15 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 and “Silent Spring” by Steven Stucky.  Plus, Nikolaij Znaider performs the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 16 - Part 1
Nikolaij Znaider conducts the “Prelude and Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde by Wagner and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.  Emanual Ax performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 16 - Part 2
Nikolaij Znaider conducts the “Prelude and Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde by Wagner and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.  Emanual Ax performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 17 - Part 1
Andre Previn returns to Pittsburgh to conduct his own Triple Concerto – featuring three members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass section.  Also, Haydn’s Symphony No. 102 and Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 17 - Part 2
Andre Previn returns to Pittsburgh to conduct his own Triple Concerto – featuring three members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass section.  Also, Haydn’s Symphony No. 102 and Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 18 - Part 1
Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Morton Gould’s “Spirituals for Orchestra” and the Symphony No. 1 by Sibelius.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 18 - Part 2
Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts Morton Gould’s “Spirituals for Orchestra” and the Symphony No. 1 by Sibelius.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 19 - Part 1
Manfred Honeck conducts Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”.  Plus Yo-Yo Ma performs the Dvorak Cello Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 19 - Part 2
Manfred Honeck conducts Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”.  Plus Yo-Yo Ma performs the Dvorak Cello Concerto.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 20 - Part 1
Leonard Slatkin conducts Prokofiev’s Suite from Cinderella and Steven Stucky’s “Son et lumiere.”  Plus Stephen Hough performs the Piano Concerto No. 5 by Saint-Saens.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 20 - Part 2
Leonard Slatkin conducts Prokofiev’s Suite from Cinderella and Steven Stucky’s “Son et lumiere.”  Plus Stephen Hough performs the Piano Concerto No. 5 by Saint-Saens.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 21 - Part 1
Gianandrea Noseda conducts excerpts from “Romeo et Juliet.”  And Nicholas Angelich performs the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 12-13 - Program 21 - Part 2
Gianandrea Noseda conducts excerpts from “Romeo et Juliet.”  And Nicholas Angelich performs the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2.


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