Pittsburgh Symphony Radio 2017-2018 Broadcast Season

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

2017-2018 Radio Broadcast Season

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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    


Program 3

ADAMS: Lollapalooza (PSO premiere)
BRAHMS: Violin Concerto
PIGOVAT: Manfred Honeck 10th Anniversary Commission
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, violin


Program 4

CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 2
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 2

Christoph Konig, conductor; Yulianna Avdeeva, piano


Program 5

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6
MAHLER: Twelve Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Matthias Goerne, baritone


Program 6

OFFENBACH: Selections from La gaite parisienne
RAVEL: Bolero

Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor


Program 7

BEETHOVEN: Overture to Egmont
BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5

Kryzysztof Urbanski, conductor; Ray Chen, violin


Program 8

MACMILLAN: Manfred Honeck 10th Anniversary Commission
SCHUMANN: Cello Concerto
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Alisa Weilerstein, cello


Program 9

BARTOK: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9, “The Great”

Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor


Program 10

MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
PAGANINI: Sonata per la Grand Viola
RAVEL: Mother Goose Suite

Lionel Bringuier, conductor; Randolph Kelly, viola


Program 11

WAGNER: Overture to Tannhauser
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5

Gustavo Dudamel, conductor


Program 12

HANDEL: Messiah

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Rachele Gilmore, soprano; Andrey Nemzer, countertenor; Werner Gura, tenor; Alexander Elliott, bass; The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director


Program 13

RAVEL: Tzigane
Favorite Strauss family waltzes and polkas

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noa Wildschut, violin


Program 14

HAYDN: Overture to Armida
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3
MOZART: Ave verum corpus
MOZART: Symphony No. 39

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Till Fellner, piano


Program 15

MOZART: Overture to La clemenza di Tito
SCHUBERT: Overture and Ballet Music No. 2 from Rosamunde
MOZART: Symphony No. 40
MOZART: Symphony No. 41

Manfred Honeck, conductor


Program 16

HAYDN: The Creation

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Sam Helfrich, stage director; Rachele Gilmore, soprano; Werner Gura, tenor; Alexander Elliott, bass; The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director


Program 17

HAYDN: Piano Concerto in D Major
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano


Program 18

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
STRAUSS: Don Quixote

Christoph Konig, conductor; Maximilian Hornung, cello; Randolph Kelly, viola


Program 19

DEBUSSY: Printemps
IBERT: Flute Concerto
RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales
STRAVINSKY: Suite from The Firebird

Juanjo Mena, conductor; Lorna McGhee, flute


Program 20

MAHLER: Symphony No. 2

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Ying Fang, soprano; Gerhild Romberger, mezzo-soprano; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh


Program 21

CARRENO: Margaritena
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1

Rafael Payare, conductor; Kirill Gerstein, piano


Program 22

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 8

Vasily Petrenko, conductor; Behzod Abduraimov, piano


Program 23

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4, “Romantic”

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano


Program 24

KABALEVSKY: The Comedians
STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto
RAUTAVAARA: A Requiem in Our Time for Brass and Percussion
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5

Osmo Vanska, conductor; Vilde Frang, violin


Program 25

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano


Program 26

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2
JANACEK: Sinfonietta

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Benjamin Grosvenor, piano


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