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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Season - Program 6 - Part 1 - Nov 15, 2021

Jan Lisiecki 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 - 2021-2022 Season - Program 6 - Part 2 - Nov 15, 2021

Jan Lisiecki 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. 

Symphony Splendor Holiday House Tour 2021-Jean Horne and Christine Thompson - Nov 11, 2021

Fanfare columnist for the Tribune-Review, Jean Horne, and Christine Thompson, long time member of the Mendelssohn Choir, both have worked tirelessly for the Pittsburgh Symphony Association event Symphony Splendor Holiday House Tour 2021 taking place at a gilded age Shadyside House Mansion the weekend of November 19th.  The story of the house and the forty musicians of the orchestra who will perform is discussed with Jim Cunningham. Christine also has details on the upcoming Choir events and Jean reveals at least one secret of her column.  

Behzod Abduraimov - Nov 11, 2021

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov returns to Heinz Hall to make his debut with Juraj Valcuha in the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2. They’ve recorded together in Italy for Decca but never given a live concert until Pittsburgh. Is playing with a mask fun? No. Especially during this concerto, which requires heavy lifting but he’s managing. Behzod talks all about Prokofiev and his recent recordings of Rachmaninov’s own piano in Lucerne, Switzerland, where he toured the villa Rachmaninov.   

Stephen Schultz - Concerts Royaux - Nov 8, 2021

Stephen Schultz discusses his newest CD featuring the music of Couperin, titled "Concerts Royaux"

 

 

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2021-2022 Season - Program 5 - Part 1 - Nov 8, 2021

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra, Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and soloists in Verdi’s Requiem with its powerful Day of Wrath - Dies irae.  

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