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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2015-2016 Season - Program 28 - Part 1

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts the Orchestra in Stravinsky’s Suite from “The Firebird” and Rautavaara’s  Listen

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The Perlman Sound
A 3-CD tribute to violinist Itzhak Perlman on his 70th birthday (Aug 31) including his Sibelius and Korngold concerto recordings and "Zigeunerweisen" with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and a jazz piece with and by Andre Previn.
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PSO 2016 European Tour
Follow WQED Morning Show host Jim Cunningham as he covers the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2016 European Tour.

 

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An American Celebration: In Honor of our Service Men & Women
Friday, Jul. 1 at 7:00 PM
We are excited to return to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum for a second concert celebrating our great country and those who serve to protect it. Assistant Conductor ...more info


Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Sunday, Jul. 3 at 10:30 AM
Presenter: Citiparks
Community Band South performs. Bach Beethoven and Brunch ...more info

CLO presents DAMN YANKEES
Tuesday, Jul. 5 - Sunday, Jul. 10
Batter up! Just in time for the thick of baseball season comes the muscular musical about baseball super-fan Joe Boyd. Joe is transformed into a star slugger after he makes ...more info

Tuesday Noon Recital
Tuesday, Jul. 5 at 12:00 PM
Singer-keyboardist Larry Faust will present a variety of songs in the church's Serenity Garden (weather permitting), followed by a light lunch at 12:35 p.m. in the church's social hall.  ...more info

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