Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio hosted by Jim Cunningham, a complete two hour concert with Music Director Manfred Honeck and guest artists heard on over 100 PRI and NPR stations across the country. Listen for interviews and features, historic recordings and the latest weekly concerts from Heinz Hall.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 4 - Part 1 - Oct 27, 2020

Favorite guest Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to Heinz Hall to conduct Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.   And Russian wunderkind Daniil Trifonov performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 4 - Part 2 - Oct 27, 2020

Favorite guest Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to Heinz Hall to conduct Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2.   And Russian wunderkind Daniil Trifonov performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 3 - Part 1 - Oct 19, 2020

Gustavo Gimeno makes his Heinz Hall debut conducting Stravinsky, Ravel and Academy Award nominated music from the film “The Will Be Blood.”   Guitarist Pablo Villegas performs Rodrigo’s Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 3 - Part 2 - Oct 19, 2020

Gustavo Gimeno makes his Heinz Hall debut conducting Stravinsky, Ravel and Academy Award nominated music from the film “The Will Be Blood.”   Guitarist Pablo Villegas performs Rodrigo’s Fantasia Para un Gentilhombre. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 2 - Part 1 - Oct 12, 2020

Gianandrea Noseda conducts Alfredo Casella’s Symphonic Fragments from “La donna serpente” and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2.  Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 2 - Part 2 - Oct 12, 2020

Gianandrea Noseda conducts Alfredo Casella’s Symphonic Fragments from “La donna serpente” and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2.  Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 1 - Part 2 - Oct 5, 2020

Take a tour of the solar system as Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in “The Planets” by Gustav Holst.   Plus, it’s a world premiere of “The Elements” –featuring the collaboration of 5 different Pittsburgh composers.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 1 - Part 1 - Oct 5, 2020

Take a tour of the solar system as Manfred Honeck conducts the orchestra and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in “The Planets” by Gustav Holst.   Plus, it’s a world premiere of “The Elements” –featuring the collaboration of 5 different Pittsburgh composers.


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Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Actress & Singer Tamara Tunie, Composer Kathryn Bostic

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho

Conductor Vasily Petrenko

Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan

Violinist Baiba Skride

Composer Jonathan Leshnoff

Pianist Till Fellner

 

 

Pianist Beatrice Rana

Conductor Leonard Slatkin & Pianist Garrick Ohlsson

Conductor Emmanuel Krivine

Pianist Bertrand Chamayou

Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Cellist Maximilian Hornung

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Conductor Juanjo Mena

Violinist Ray Chen

Conductor Christoph König

Jim Cunningham and Gianandrea Noseda discuss Rachmaninoff's Third Concerto, Beethoven's Second Symphony and the Rossini William Tell Overture for the January 29 and 31 concerts with the Pittsburgh Symphony 
Recorded: 01/28/2016

Jim Cunningham speaks with Guest Conductor Christoph Konig about Beethoven's Sixth Symphony and Philip Glass' Second Violin Concerto
Recorded: 01/15/2016

Violinist Tim Fain talks with Jim Cunningham about Philip Glass Concerto No 2
Recorded: 01/15/2016

Conductor Leonard Slatkin discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.
Recorded: 11/12/2015

Pianist Conrad Tao discusses the October 30 & November 1, 2015 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham.
Recorded: 11/12/2015

Gustavo Gimeno talks with Jim Cunningham about his debut concert with the Pittsburgh Symphony
Recorded: 10/16/2015

Guitarist Pablo Villegas discusses his visit to Heinz Hall to play the Rodrigo Fantasy for a Gentelman
Recorded: 10/16/2015