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.

1/26

Pietari Inkinen, conductor
Beatrice Rana, piano

Jean Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

2/2

Markus Stenz, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff:  Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18
Claude Debussy:  The Sunken Cathedral
Alexander Scriabin:  The Poem of Ecstasy, Op. 54

2/9

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Igor Levit, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467
Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64

2/16

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Lorna McGhee, flute

Claude Debussy:  Printemps
Jacques Ibert:  Flute Concerto
Maurice Ravel:  Valses nobles et sentimentales
Igor Stravinsky:  Suite from The Firebird

2/23

Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

Edward Elgar:  Cockaigne Overture
Jean Sibelius:  Violin Concerto
Maurice Ravel:  Suite No. 1 and No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloe

3/2

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

Joseph Haydn:  The Creation

3/9

Manfred Honeck, conductor
Till Fellner, piano

Joseph Haydn:  Overture to Armida
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Ave verum corpus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543

3/16

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Mikhail Glika:  Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

3/23

Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lorna McGhee, flute

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Overture to Egmont
Kaija Saariaho:  Flute Concerto "Wing of the Dream"
Felix Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"

3/30

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

Louise Farrenc:  Overture No. 1 in E minor
Edvard Grieg:  Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73