Archive for February, 2012

Feb 27 2012

Pittsburgh Symphony at Avery Fisher Hall

Published by under PSO 2012 New York

The white marble of Lincoln Center reflected the bright sunlight and blue sky above Manhattan on Sunday afternoon as a large crowd of New Yorkers turned out to hear Hilary Hahn play Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto, as well as the New York premiere of Steven Stucky’s Silent Spring, and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony with Music Director […]

Feb 26 2012

Tilles Center, Long Island University

Published by under PSO 2012 New York

Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Symphony returned to the C. W. Post campus of Long Island University, about 50 minutes from midtown Manhattan, for the first time since 1988. Long Island is the 17th largest island in the world with over 7.5 million residents. The Post campus is named for Charles William Post of the Post cereal […]

Feb 25 2012

Steeltown Musicians, Pennsylvania Players

Published by under PSO 2012 New York

The New Yorker in its February 23rd issue describes the Pittsburgh Symphony as “the remarkable ensemble, now in the reliable hands of Manfred Honeck.” Time Out New York tells us, “Manfred Honeck and his Pennsylvania players hit Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series with the New York premiere of Steven Stucky’s Silent Spring” and the Friday […]