Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

2018-2019 Broadcast Season

Program 1 – National Feed – October 4, 2018

DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

HIGDON: Tuba Concerto

BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique

Robert Spano, conductor; Craig Knox, tuba

Program 2 – National Feed – October 11, 2018

ELGAR: Symphony No. 1

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme

STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

Sir Mark Elder, conductor; Anne Martindale Williams, cello

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Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 20 - Part 1 - Mar 6, 2019

Last heard in Pittsburgh in 1976 conducted by Rafael Kubelik, one of the Czech Republic’s most beloved conductors, Jiri Belohlavek, conducts the entire Smetena “Ma Vlast.”


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 20 - Part 2 - Mar 6, 2019

Last heard in Pittsburgh in 1976 conducted by Rafael Kubelik, one of the Czech Republic’s most beloved conductors, Jiri Belohlavek, conducts the entire Smetena “Ma Vlast.”


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 21 - Part 1 - Mar 6, 2019

Manfred Honeck conducts Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.  You’ll hear Bach’s Toccata and Fugue, arranged by Stokowski and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4.  Helene Grimaud plays the Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 21 - Part 2 - Mar 6, 2019

Manfred Honeck conducts Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.  You’ll hear Bach’s Toccata and Fugue, arranged by Stokowski and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4.  Helene Grimaud plays the Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 22 - Part 1 - Mar 6, 2019

Markus Stenz conducts Debussy’s “The Sunken Cathedral” and the Scriabin “Poem of Ecstasy.”  Plus Behzod Abduraimov plays the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 22 - Part 2 - Mar 6, 2019

Markus Stenz conducts Debussy’s “The Sunken Cathedral” and the Scriabin “Poem of Ecstasy.”  Plus Behzod Abduraimov plays the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 16 - Part 1 - Mar 6, 2019

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Mahler’s magnificent Symphony No. 9. 


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2018-2019 Season - Program 16 - Part 2 - Mar 6, 2019

Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Mahler’s magnificent Symphony No. 9.