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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Enjoy a lively, exciting performance of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra each week from the comfort of your living room. Host Jim Cunningham and acclaimed Music Director Manfred Honeck bring you the symphonic works of Brahms, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Mahler and more with help from world-class soloists.

Program Schedule
December 20, 2014
Opera Highlights

Simona SaturovaHighlights from Don Carlo, La Traviata, Il Travatore, Nabucco, Aida, Tannhauser, The Flying Dutchman, Lohengrin, and Gotterdammerung 
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Simona Saturova, soprano; Gregg Baker, baritone; Christopher Hahn, host; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director

December 13, 2014
Mussorgsky, Rachmoninoff, & Beethoven

Manfred HoneckMUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Denis Matsuev, piano

December 6, 2014
Mozart, Dvorak, Smetana, and Janacek

Christian Tetzlaff, violinistMOZART: Symphony No. 40
DVORAK: Violin Concerto
SMETANA: “Sarka,” No. 3 from Ma vlast
JANACEK: Taras Bulba
Michael Francis, conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, violin

November 29, 2014
Zappa, Adams, Stravinsky and more
Andres Cardenes 150ZAPPA: Dupree’s Paradise 
ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine 
STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto in D Major 
ADAMS: Harmonielehre 
ROGERS/BENNETT: Selections from “My Fair Lady” (Steinberg conducting) 
John Adams, conductor; Andres Cardenes, violin
November 22, 2014
Brahms and Schubert

Mariss JansonsBRAHMS: Symphony No. 3
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9
Mariss Jansons, conductor

November 15, 2014
Desabata, Ravel and Strass

HochmanDESABATA: La notti di Platon 
RAVEL: Piano Concerto (Left Hand Alone) 
STRASS: Aus Italien 
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; Benjamin Hochman, piano

November 8, 2014
Shostakovich and Dvorak

NosedaSHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 2 
DVORAK: Symphony No. 7 
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; Enrico Dindo, cello

November 1, 2014
Walker, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky

Gil ShahamWALKER: Sinfonia No. 4, “Strands” 
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish” 
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1, “Winter Dreams” 
Arild Remmereit, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

October 25, 2014
Beethoven, Strauss, Lehar, Mancini & More

Manfred HoneckBEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”
STRAUSS, JR: Overture to Eine Nacht in Venedig
STRAUSS: Moulinet & Eislauf Polkas
STRAUSS, JR: On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz
LEHAR: “You are My Heart’s Delight” from Das Land des Lachelns
LEHAR: “Volga Song” from Der Zarewitsch
STRAUSS: Telefon-Polka
MANCINI: “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
STRAUSS, JR: Thunder and Lightning Polka
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; Gregg Baker, baritone

October 18, 2014
Haydn, Bates, and Saint-Saens

Anne Akiko MeyersHAYDN: Symphony No. 68
BATES: Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
SAINT-SAENS: Symphony No. 3, “Organ Symphony”
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Anne Akiko Meyers, violin

October 11, 2014
Barcelona Tour Show
Gustav Mahler 150Featuring the tour show with the concert from Barcelona featuring Mahler Symphony No. 2.
October 4, 2014
Mariss JansonsVERDI: Ave Maria 
VERDI: String Quartet in E minor 
VERDI: Requiem 
Mariss Jansons, conductor; Alessandra Marc, soprano; Elena Zaremba, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Rojas, tenor; Dimitri Kavrakos, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

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