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Preparation pays off: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays Shostakovich

Preparation pays off: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays Shostakovich

By Joanna Li / For The Pitt News

October 16, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Top Stories

World-renowned musicians clad in dark colors quickly filled 101 empty black chairs organized in a crescent shape on the stage. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra played their program “Shostakovich Triumphant” Sunday at Heinz Hall Downtown as part of their BNY Mellon Grand Classics series. Polish gue...

No sudden sounds: PSO performs sensory-friendly show

No sudden sounds: PSO performs sensory-friendly show

By Matt Maielli / Contributing Editor

June 21, 2017


Filed under Culture, Music

Donning a red and gold Gryffindor tie and a pair of rounded glasses, Conductor Lawrence Loh guides the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra through a song from “Harry Potter” with a wizard’s wand in place of a baton. The “Harry Potter And the Sorcerer’s Stone” theme was just one of the many po...

Lump sum: PSO to cover Bon Iver in FUSE series

Lump sum: PSO to cover Bon Iver in FUSE series

By Noah Coco / for The Pitt News

January 25, 2016


Filed under Culture, Music

Audiences to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra are trading in slacks for skinny jeans, Mozart for “Skinny Love.” On Wednesday, Jan. 27, the orchestra will perform its newest program as part of its FUSE@PSO series by covering the acclaimed indie-folk band Bon Iver. The FUSE series challenges the p...

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