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.


Manfred Honeck, conductor
Helene Grimaud, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach (orchestrated by Leopold Stokowski): Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15


Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18
Claude Debussy: La Mer


Long Yu, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"


Omer Meir Wellber, conductor
Pablo Villegas, guitar

Claude Debussy: Petite Suite
Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op. 58


Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin

Edouard Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
Franz Liszt:  Faust Symphony


Juraj Valchua, conductor
Joshua Roman, cello

Richard Wagner: Prelude und Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Georges Bizet: Excerpts from Carmen

Beginning July 31, Discover Classical will broadcast The Cleveland Orchestra on Wednesdays at 8pm.