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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 12 - Part 1 - Jun 22, 2021

It’s the most famous oratorio of all - Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Handel’s Messiah.   The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra in this story of hope, inspiration and timeless expression.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 12 - Part 2 - Jun 22, 2021

It’s the most famous oratorio of all - Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts Handel’s Messiah.   The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh joins the orchestra in this story of hope, inspiration and timeless expression.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 11 - Part 1 - Jun 14, 2021

Christoph Konig conducts the Overture to Belfagor by Respighi and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.  Tim Fain performs the Violin Concerto No. 2 by Philip Glass.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 11 - Part 2 - Jun 14, 2021

Christoph Konig conducts the Overture to Belfagor by Respighi and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6.  Tim Fain performs the Violin Concerto No. 2 by Philip Glass.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 10 - Part 1 - Jun 8, 2021

The Tallis Scholars sing Allegri’s “Miserere” at Heinz Hall, with music by Victoria and Bruckner.  You’ll also hear the “Romantic” Symphony by Anton Bruckner – his Symphony No. 4.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 10 - Part 2 - Jun 8, 2021

The Tallis Scholars sing Allegri’s “Miserere” at Heinz Hall, with music by Victoria and Bruckner.  You’ll also hear the “Romantic” Symphony by Anton Bruckner – his Symphony No. 4.  


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 9 - Part 1 - Jun 1, 2021

Manfred Honeck conducts Bach’s Chaconne and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8.  German violinist Augustin Hadelich makes his Heinz Hall debut with the Brahms concerto.


Pittsburgh Symphony Radio - 2020-2021 Season - Program 9 - Part 2 - Jun 1, 2021

Manfred Honeck conducts Bach’s Chaconne and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8.  German violinist Augustin Hadelich makes his Heinz Hall debut with the Brahms concerto.


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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