Mozart Festival Opens
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony
Principal Horn William Caballero premieres Robert Levin's new edition of Mozart's Horn Concerto #1 and Orchestra. Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart's popular Symphony #41 "Jupiter", nicknamed for the Olympian magnitude of its finale. And, Robert Levin improvises his own cadenza in Mozart's Piano Concerto # 20 in D minor.
Date: 04/25/2014 -          04/27/2014
04/25 - 8:00 pm
04/26 - 8:00 pm
04/27 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Mozart Festival Finale
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony
The Mendelssohn Choir joins the PSO in Mozart's celebratory and moving “Coronation” Mass. Creative force Don Marinelli joins Manfred Honeck and the PSO for the finale of the Mozart Festival, featuring a unique presentation of selections from Mozart's most famous operas.
Date: 05/02/2014 -          05/04/2014
05/02 - 8:00 pm
05/04 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Music 101 - Noah Bendix-Balgley
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony
PSO Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley gives an informal lecture, titled "Concertmaster: The Symphony's Quarterback."
Date: 05/07/2014
Time: 12:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony
Korean violin prodigy Ye-Eun Choi, a protege of violin superstar Anne-Sophie Mutter, performs Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. The four concerti of this popular Baroque work represent spring, summer, autumn and winter.  For the program's second half, conductor Nicholas McGegan presents musical gems from the classical period by Mozart and Haydn.
Date: 05/30/2014 -          06/01/2014
05/30 - 8:00 pm
05/31 - 8:00 pm
06/01 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Mahler Symphony No. 9
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony
Mahler's monumental Ninth, his last completed symphony, is interpreted by many to be the composer's farewell statement. He finished the Ninth while ill health and personal tragedy swirled around him. These concerts continue Maestro Honeck's commitment to perform and record all of Mahler's symphonies at Heinz Hall.
Date: 06/06/2014 -          06/08/2014
06/06 - 8:00 pm
06/07 - 8:00 pm
06/08 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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R. Strauss' 150th Birthday
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony
Music Director Manfred Honeck closes the season with a tribute to Richard Strauss' 150th birthday, featuring an orchestral arrangement of Strauss' one-act opera, Elektra, inspired by Greek mythology; the rarely performed virtuosic concert piece, Burleske, with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder; and the orchestral Suite from from one of Richard Strauss' most celebrated operas, Der Rosenkavalier or "The Knight of the Rose."
Date: 06/13/2014 -          06/15/2014
06/13 - 8:00 pm
06/14 - 8:00 pm
06/15 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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