Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

2017-2018 Broadcast Season

Program 1

Rhapsody in Blue Gala

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Lang Lang, piano

 

Program 2

STAFFORD SMITH: Star Spangled Banner
GLINKA: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
MORRICONE: “Gabriel’s Oboe” from “The Mission”
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
MACMILLAN: Fanfare for Pittsburgh

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin    

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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 - 2017-2018 Season - Program 33 - Part 2 - May 25, 2018

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 and “Silent Spring” by Steven Stucky.  James Ehnes plays the audience favorite by Tchaikovsky – his violin concerto. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 28 - Part 1 - May 25, 2018

The longtime Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Spano, comes to Heinz Hall to conduct Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and the Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique.  Plus Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Tuba Craig Knox plays the Jennifer Higdon Tuba Concerto.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 28 - Part 2 - May 25, 2018

The longtime Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Spano, comes to Heinz Hall to conduct Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and the Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique.  Plus Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Tuba Craig Knox plays the Jennifer Higdon Tuba Concerto. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 29 - Part 1 - May 25, 2018

Jim Cunningham with you - on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, Sir Mark Elder conducts Elgar’s Symphony No. 1 and Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks by Richard Strauss.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Cello Anne Martindale Williams is featured in the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 29 - Part 2 - May 25, 2018

Jim Cunningham with you - on the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, Sir Mark Elder conducts Elgar’s Symphony No. 1 and Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks by Richard Strauss.  Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Cello Anne Martindale Williams is featured in the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 32 - Part 1 - May 25, 2018

Jan Lisieki makes his Heinz Hall debut to continue the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Beethoven Piano Concerto cycle with the 1st concerto.  Bernard Labadie conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 98 and the Henri Joseph Rigel Symphonie No. 4.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 32 - Part 2 - May 25, 2018

Jan Lisieki makes his Heinz Hall debut to continue the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Beethoven Piano Concerto cycle with the 1st concerto.  Bernard Labadie conducts Haydn’s Symphony No. 98 and the Henri Joseph Rigel Symphonie No. 4.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2017-2018 Season - Program 33 - Part 1 - May 25, 2018

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 and “Silent Spring” by Steven Stucky.  James Ehnes plays the audience favorite by Tchaikovsky – his violin concerto. 


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