Pittsburgh Symphony Radio 2018-2019 Broadcast Season

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

2018-2019 Radio Broadcast Season

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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

Program 3 – National Feed – October 18, 2018

Voyage at Sea Gala

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Program 4 – National Feed – October 25, 2018

BATES: Resurrexit

BRUCH: Violin Concerto

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Pinchas Zukerman, violin

Program 5 – National Feed – November 1, 2018

RIGEL: Symphonie No. 4

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1

HAYDN: Symphony No. 98

Bernard Labadie, conductor; Jan Lisiecki, violin

Program 6 – National Feed – November 8, 2018

STUCKY: Silent Spring

TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

Manfred Honeck, conductor; James Ehnes, violin

Program 7 – National Feed – November 15, 2018

BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3

HAYDN: Symphony No. 88

STRAVINSKY: Suite from The Firebird (1919)

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Program 8 – National Feed – November 22, 2018

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio espagnol

SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1, “Winter Dreams”

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor; Maximilian Hornung, cello

Program 9 – National Feed – November 29, 2018

VERDI: Requiem

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director

Program 10 – National Feed – December 6, 2018

ENESCU: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1

DVORAK: Violin Concerto

Cristian Macelaru, conductor; Augustine Hadelich, violin

Program 11 – National Feed – December 13, 2018

MOZART: Symphony No. 33

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4

VALI: Isfahan

LISZT: Les Preludes

WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Program 12 – National Feed – December 20, 2018

Holiday Show

Program 13 – National Feed – December 27, 2018

MOZART: Oboe Concerto

Viennese Favorites

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe

Program 14 – National Feed – January 3, 2019

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor”

BERLIOZ: Te Deum

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Emanual Ax, piano; Paul Appleby, tenor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director

Program 15 – National Feed – January 10, 2019

MOZART: Horn Concerto No. 4

HOLST: The Planets

John Storgaards, conductor; William Caballero, horn; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Matthew Mehaffey, director

Program 16 – National Feed – January 17, 2019

MAHLER: Symphony No. 9  

Manfred Honeck, conductor

Program 17 – National Feed – January 24, 2019

MOZART: Symphony No. 31, “Paris”

HAYDN: Mass in Tempore Belli

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Matthew Mehaffey, director

Program 18 – National Feed – January 31, 2019

VIVALDI: The Four Seasons

MOZART: Chaconne from Idomeneo, Re di Creta

HAYDN: Symphony No. 103

Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Ye-Eun Choi, violin

Program 19 – National Feed – February 7, 2019

BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival Overture

Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor

Program 20 – National Feed – February 14, 2019

SMETENA: “Ma Vlast”

Jiří Bělohlávek, conductor

Program 21 – National Feed – February 21, 2019

BACH (ORCH: STOKOWSKI): Toccata and Fugue in D minor

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Helene Grimaud, piano

Program 22 – National Feed – February 28, 2019

RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2

DEBUSSY: La Mer

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, conductor; Behzod Abduraimov, piano

Program 23 – National Feed – March 7, 2019

RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1

DVORAK: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Long Yu, conductor; Inon Barnatan, piano

Program 24 – National Feed – March 14, 2019

DEBUSSY: Petite Suite

RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez

TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony

Omer Meir Wellber, conductor; Pablo Villegas, guitar

Program 25 – National Feed – March 21, 2019

LALO: Symphonie espagnole for Violin and Orchestra

LISZT: A Faust Symphony

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin

Program 26 – National Feed – March 28, 2019

WAGNER: “Prelude und Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde

DVORAK: Cello Concerto

TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy

BIZET: Excerpts from Carmen, Suite No. 1 and No. 2

Juraj Valčhua, conductor; Joshua Roman, cello

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