Daniel Nesta Curtis – Pittsburgh Philharmonic

Music Director and Conductor of the Pittsburgh Philharmonic, Daniel Nesta Curtis, discusses the Philharmonic’s upcoming concert, Orchestral Carnival, on Saturday, March 16th at 4 pm at The Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center. Daniel highlights this colorful program that features Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Haydn’s “The Clock” Symphony, and a performance of the Elgar Concerto for Cello and Orchestra by soloist Nathan Choe. Nathan was the winner of the Pittsburgh Philharmonic’s 2023 Lorraine Lippert Concerto Competition and had blown away the judges with his sensitive rendition of Elgar’s Cello Concerto. Daniel discusses Nathan’s impressive CV as the principal cellist with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, the details of the Concerto Competition, and the closing performance of the Philharmonic’s season in May that features a new composition by the 2024 Pittsburgh Philharmonic Young Composers’ Competition winner. Visit https://pghphil.org/ to learn more and find tickets.