Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

2016-2017 Broadcast Season

December 8, 2016

SCHUMANN: Konzertstück in F for Four Horns and Orchestra
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1
BATES: The Rise of Exotic Computing

Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Horn Section

December 15, 2016

HAYDN: Symphony No. 93
LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano

December 22, 2016

HAYDN: Creation

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Sam Helfrich, director; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

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Interviews

Jim Cunningham and Gianandrea Noseda discuss Rachmaninoff's Third Concerto, Beethoven's Second Symphony and the Rossini William Tell Overture for the January 29 and 31 concerts with the Pittsburgh Symphony 
Recorded: 01/28/2016

Jim Cunningham speaks with Guest Conductor Christoph Konig about Beethoven's Sixth Symphony and Philip Glass' Second Violin Concerto
Recorded: 01/15/2016

Violinist Tim Fain talks with Jim Cunningham about Philip Glass Concerto No 2
Recorded: 01/15/2016

Conductor Leonard Slatkin discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.
Recorded: 11/12/2015

Pianist Conrad Tao discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.
Recorded: 11/12/2015

Gustavo Gimeno talks with Jim Cunningham about his debut concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony
Recorded: 10/16/2015

Guitarist Pablo Villegas discusses his visit to Heinz Hall to play the Rodrigo Fantasy for a Gentelman
Recorded: 10/16/2015

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 19 - Part 1 - Feb 8, 2017

It’s a world premiere by the Pittsburgh Symphony’s former concertmaster as Noah Bendix-Balgley performs his own Klezmer Violin Concerto.  Plus, Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart’s Rondo in C for Violin and Orchestra and the Mahler Symphony No. 5. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 19 - Part 2 - Feb 8, 2017

It’s a world premiere by the Pittsburgh Symphony’s former concertmaster as Noah Bendix-Balgley performs his own Klezmer Violin Concerto.  Plus, Manfred Honeck conducts Mozart’s Rondo in C for Violin and Orchestra and the Mahler Symphony No. 5. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 18 - Part 1 - Feb 1, 2017

Costa Rican born conductor Giancarlo Guerrero makes his Heinz Hall debut with Prokofiev’s Suite from Lieutenant Kije and Copland’s El Salon Mexico.  Plus hear Also Sprach Zarathustra by Strauss and Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 18 - Part 2 - Feb 1, 2017

Costa Rican born conductor Giancarlo Guerrero makes his Heinz Hall debut with Prokofiev’s Suite from Lieutenant Kije and Copland’s El Salon Mexico.  Plus hear Also Sprach Zarathustra by Strauss and Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 16 - Part 1 - Jan 18, 2017

Michael Francis conducts Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Alternative Energy by Mason Bates.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal cello Anne Martindale Williams joins mezzo soprano Jamie Barton in Jake Heggie’s “The Work at Hand.” 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 16 - Part 1 - Jan 18, 2017

Michael Francis conducts Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Alternative Energy by Mason Bates.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal cello Anne Martindale Williams joins mezzo soprano Jamie Barton in Jake Heggie’s “The Work at Hand.” 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 16 - Part 2 - Jan 18, 2017

Michael Francis conducts Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Alternative Energy by Mason Bates.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal cello Anne Martindale Williams joins mezzo soprano Jamie Barton in Jake Heggie’s “The Work at Hand.” 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2016-2017 Season - Program 15 - Part 1 - Jan 11, 2017

Its brotherly love as Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the Britten Violin concerto with his brother, Rainer, as soloist.  Plus, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 and Manfred Honeck’s own arrangement of Dvorak’s Rusalka Suite.  


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