Aug 16 2011
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is off to Europe and WQED-FM 89.3 will cover the tour from beginning to end! From August 24th to September 12th, Jim Cunningham will be traveling with the Orchestra and will file daily reports back to Pittsburgh. Travel along with the PSO as they perform at the prestigious BBC Proms concerts at London’s famed Royal Albert Hall.
In addition to the Proms, the PSO will perform at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, the Berlin Festival and Beethoven Festival in Germany, and the Grafenegg Festival in Austria, as well as give concerts in Wiesbaden and Hamburg, Germany; Vilnius, Lithuania; and Paris.
PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck will conduct the orchestra which tours with guest soloists Helene Grimaud, piano, and Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin.
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