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A New Season of Pittsburgh Symphony - October 11, 2017

Oct 5, 2017

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra broadcast season opens with a very special Gala featuring pianist Lang Lang and  14-year-old piano prodigy, Maxim Lando, in special arrangement of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.  Lang Lang will present a special arrangement of this iconic jazz-concerto composed as a piano duet in which two players perform on a single piano. Lang Lang will play the right hand, and Lando, will play the left.  Read more about the gala and this young prodigy.


10/11    Rhapsody in Blue Gala (Lang Lang, p; Manfred Honeck, cond)
11/18    Stafford Smith: Star Spangled Banner Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, From the New World Macmillan: Fanfare for Pittsburgh (Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, ob; Noah Bendix-Balgley, v; Manfred Honeck, cond)
11/25    Adams: Lollapalooza Brahms: Violin Concerto Pigovat: Manfred Honeck 10th Anniversary Commission Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, Organ (Christian Tetzlaff, v; Manfred Honeck, cond)