Pittsburgh Symphony
Wednesdays @ 8PM

This broadcast series, hosted by Jim Cunningham, presents concerts by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra recorded at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts. Manfred Honeck has served as music director since the 2008-2009 season. The PSO has been heard on the air since radio began in Pittsburgh with early broadcasts on Pittsburgh’s KDKA in the 1920s. Its first network broadcasts appeared on NBC in 1936.

10/30

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

11/6

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Anna Clyne: Masquerade
Jacques Offenbach: Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Franz Schmidt: Intermezzo from Notre Dame
Franz von Suppe: Overture to Poet and Peasant
Carl Nielsen: Overture to Maskarade

11/13

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Vilde Frang, violin
Matthias Goerne, baritone

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Gustav Mahler: Das Lied van der Erde

11/20

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Matthew Mehaffey, director
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Michael Rusinek, clarinet

Arvo Part: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Maurice Ravel: "Kaddish" from Deux Melodies Hebraiques
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Op. 47 - III.
James Macmillan: Larghetto
Felix Mendelssohn: "Lift Thine Eyes to the Mountains" from Elijah
Johannes Brahms: "Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen" from A German Requiem
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Pieces from Schindler's List
Edward Elgar: "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations

11/27

Manfred Honeck, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Julia Wolfe: Fountain of Youth
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218
Antonin Dvorak: Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 66
Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor