Pittsburgh Symphony Radio 2016-2017 Broadcast Season

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October 6, 2016

Moonlight Masquerade Gala Concert

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin

October 13, 2016

MOZART: Sinfonia concertante
STRAVINSKY: Suite from The Firebird
RAUTAVAARA: Cantus Arcticus

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Randolph Kelly, viola

October 20, 2016

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2
ORFF: “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana
BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms
VERDI: La Forza del Destino Overture
BOITO: “No. 4 Final Psalmody” from the Prologue to “Mefistofele;”

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano; All-University Choir

October 27, 2016

MACMILLAN: Britannia
BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1
ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Pinchas Zukerman, violin

November 3, 2016

BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, “New World”
MACMILLAN: Symphony No. 4

Manfred Honeck, conductor

November 10, 2016

BACH: Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 42
BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 2
VIVALDI: Concerto for 2 cellos in G minor
TELEMANN: Grillen Symphony
BACH: Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin, and String Orchestra
VIVALDI/ARR. SORRELL: La Follia Concerto for 2 Violins

Jeanette Sorrell, conductor/harpsichord; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin; Jennifer Ross, violin; Lorna McGhee, flute; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe; Anne Martindale Williams, cello; David Premo, cello; Jeffrey Turner, bass; John Moore; bass 

November 17, 2016

RACHMANINOFF/ARR: CARPENTER: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Cameron Carpenter, organ

November 24, 2016

BARBER: Overture to School of Scandal
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
BARBER Violin Concerto
WILLIAMS: Sound the Bells
GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture

Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Simone Porter, violin

December 1, 2016

BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival Overture
MOZART: Oboe Concerto
MORRICONE: “Gabriel’s Oboe” from The Mission
RESPHIGI: Fountains of Rome
ROTA: Symphony No. 3

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe

December 8, 2016

SCHUMANN: Konzertstück in F for Four Horns and Orchestra
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1
BATES: The Rise of Exotic Computing

Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Horn Section

December 15, 2016

HAYDN: Symphony No. 93
LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Daniil Trifonov, piano

December 22, 2016

HAYDN: Creation

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Sam Helfrich, director; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

December 29, 2016

Popular polkas and waltzes

Manfred Honeck, conductor

January 5, 2017

STRAUSS: Opening theme from Also Sprach Zarathustra
BERLIOZ: “Dream of the Witches Sabbath” from Symphonie fantastique
TCHAIKOVSKY:  “Pas da deux” from The Nutcracker
BEETHOVEN: 4th Movement from Symphony No. 7
MAHLER: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
PROKOFIEV: “Death of Tybalt” from Romeo and Juliet
GERSHWIN (ARR. CARPENTER): Fascinating Rhythm
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Alec Baldwin, narrator; Cameron Carpenter, organ

January 12, 2017

BRITTEN: Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Rainer Honeck, violin

January 19, 2017

BATES: Alternative Energy
HEGGIE: The Work at Hand: Symphonic Songs for Cello & Mezzo-Soprano
BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra

Michael Francis, conductor; Anne Martindale Williams, cello; Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano

January 26, 2017

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5

Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor

February 2, 2017

PROKOFIEV: Suite from Lieutenant Kije
COPLAND: El Salón México
STRAUSS: Also Sprach Zarathustra
ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

February 9, 2017

MOZART: Rondo in C Major for Violin and Orchestra
BENDIX-BALGLEY: Fidl-Fantazye: A Klezmer Concerto Concerto
MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin

February 16, 2017

DEBUSSY: “Iberia,” No. 2 from Images
LUDWIG: Pictures from the Floating World, for Bassoon and Orchestra
GINASTERA: Panambí: Suite from the Ballet
GINASTERA: Four Dances from Estancia
FALLA: Interlude and Dance from the opera La Vida Breve

Junajo Mena, conductor; Nancy Goeres, bassoon

February 23, 2017

MOZART: Symphony No. 35, “Haffner”
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Midori, violin

March 2, 2017

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 1, “Classical”
TCHAIKOVSKY: Suite from Sleeping Beauty
MACMILLAN: Veni, Veni Emmanuel

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Colin Currie, percussion

March 9, 2017

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Simona Saturova, soprano; Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Liang Li, bass; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Betsy Burleigh, director

March 16, 2017

IVES: The Unanswered Question
WEILL: Symphony No. 2
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Omer Meir Wellber, conductor; Jon Kimura Parker, piano

March 23, 2017

LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 2
MAHLER: Symphony No. 1
FLETCHER: Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe

March 30, 2017

SMETENA: The Moldau
DVORAK: Piano Concerto
MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”
DVORAK: Carnival Overture

Juraj Valcuha, conductor; Franceso Piemontesi, piano

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