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Date of Birth: April 06, 1929 (87)
Birth Place: Berlin, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Pittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician AwardPittsburgh Symphony Violinist to Receive Ford Musician Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Penny Anderson Brill, violist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is one of only five exemplary musicians selected by The League of American Orchestras to receive The Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service. A new program made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, the awards celebrate orchestra musicians and the essential work they do in their communities. (more...)

Reference Recordings to Release Manfred Honeck Tchaikovsky Recording, 5/13Reference Recordings to Release Manfred Honeck Tchaikovsky Recording, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

A brilliant new interpretation of Tchaikovsky's final symphony, a work of great originality and power, in superb audiophile sound! (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform Live in Berlin, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

PITTSBURGH - Be part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2016 European Tour from the comfort of a seat at Heinz Hall! On May 22 at 2 p.m. EST, Pittsburghers can cheer on their home orchestra while watching a concert with a simulcast live from Berlin, Germany. (more...)

NCTC to Present West Coast Premiere of ON A CLEAR DAYNCTC to Present West Coast Premiere of ON A CLEAR DAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

New Conservatory Theatre Center crowns its 2015-16 season with the West Coast premiere of a whimsical reimagining of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, the classic American musical featuring music by Burton Lane, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and a new book by Peter Parnell, based on the original book by Lerner. This mesmerizing and enchanting new look at the classic musical is just your typical musical comedy - about hypnosis, a gay florist with commitment issues, a love triangle with a therapist, and past life as a 1940s chanteuse. (more...)

American Chamber Ensemble to Bring MUSIC, MARVEL AND MYSTICISM to National Opera CenterAmerican Chamber Ensemble to Bring MUSIC, MARVEL AND MYSTICISM to National Opera Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The critically-acclaimed American Chamber Ensemble will perform Music, Marvel and Mysticism, the second concert of its 50th anniversary season on Saturday, March 12 - 2:00 PM at Marc A. Scorca Hall of The National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

Peggy King Returning to Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/5Peggy King Returning to Feinstein's/54 Below, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Peggy King, one of the last of the great Golden Age singers still performing today, will return to Feinstein's/54 Below for a special appearance on Saturday, March 5 at 9:30 PM, accompanied by the acclaimed All-Star Jazz Trio.  She will be celebrating the release of her first new recording in 36 years, "Songs a La King" on Fresh Sound Records. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 3/9Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present STRAVINSKY'S FIREBIRD, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the popular, genre-bending early evening concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns Wednesday, March 9 to Heinz Hall with “Stravinsky's Firebird: Remix | Response.”  For this concert, series Creative Director Steve Hackman has crafted a modern dramatization and remix of Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird. Weaved into the Stravinsky are 12 original songs, inspired by the myth of the Firebird and the original 1911 score, that implement modern pop/DJ/electronica production techniques and tell the story in an entirely new and contemporary way.  It is at once a live remix, concept album and classical masterpiece. Joining the Pittsburgh Symphony are rapper Jecorey “1200” Arthur, singer Malia Cievtz, drummer Gabriel Globus-Hoenich and a 15-person female choir. (more...)

Kostis Protopapas to Depart Tulsa Opera at the End of 2015-16 SeasonKostis Protopapas to Depart Tulsa Opera at the End of 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Tulsa Opera Board of Directors announces that Artistic Director Kostis Protopapas will depart the company at the end of the 2015-16 Season. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Premiere Bach's ST. JOHN PASSIONPittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Premiere Bach's ST. JOHN PASSION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Music director Manfred Honeck leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, guest vocalists and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program featuring the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra premiere of Bach's St. John Passion oratorio on March 4 and 6 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Valentine's Day Weekend Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

PITTSBURGH – Give your loved one the gift of music at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's BNY Mellon Grand Classics Valentine's Day weekend concert, “Romeo and Juliet and Carmen,” on February 12 and 14 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

PNC Pops Presents THE ULTIMATE OSCARS at Heinz Hall, 2/5PNC Pops Presents THE ULTIMATE OSCARS at Heinz Hall, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Oscar celebration starts early this year with PNC Pops: The Ultimate Oscars at Heinz Hall on February 5-7. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Present Concert of Aaron Copland and Bon Iver for Fuse@PSO Series, 1/27Pittsburgh Symphony to Present Concert of Aaron Copland and Bon Iver for Fuse@PSO Series, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

PITTSBURGH – FUSE@PSO, the genre-bending early evening concert series presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, returns Wednesday, January 27 to Heinz Hall with “Copland + Bon Iver with Special Guest Beauty Slap.”  (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces First BNY Mellon Grand Classics With Beethoven's PASTORAL, 1/15Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Announces First BNY Mellon Grand Classics With Beethoven's PASTORAL, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

German conductor Christoph Konig leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and American violinist Tim Fain in a program featuring the Pittsburgh premiere of Philip Glass's "The American Four Seasons," during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Beethoven's Pastoral on January 15, 16 and 17 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: Louisville Year End - What We Saw On Stage This YearBWW Review: Louisville Year End - What We Saw On Stage This Year
by Keith Waits - Dec 28, 2015

BWW LOUISVILLE YEAR END REVIEW: What We Saw On Stage This Year (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Following a national search, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has named Christian Schörnich as its new Chief Operating Officer effective January 1, 2016. Schörnich, with more than 15 years of experience in international leadership and management in both for profit and non-profit enterprises, comes to the Pittsburgh Symphony from the United Nations, where he has worked since 2005 in multiple roles. Most recently, he served as Senior Consultant in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. (more...)

Chris Jamison, Finalist on 'The Voice', Makes First Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appearance, 12/11Chris Jamison, Finalist on 'The Voice', Makes First Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Appearance, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

The holiday season brings family, fun, togetherness and music! Experience all of that and more at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's annual holiday celebration, Highmark Holiday Pops, on December 11-13 and December 19 and 20 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27Manfred Honeck to Perform A WALTZ TRADITION with Pittsburgh Symphony, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

PITTSBURGH - The annual tradition returns! The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Manfred Honeck perform waltzes and polkas from his home country of Austria on November 27 and 29 at Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics season. (more...)

VPAC's Diva Series Continues with Michelle DeYoung TonightVPAC's Diva Series Continues with Michelle DeYoung Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

'Everyone at CSUN is always delighted to welcome back our alums who have risen to the top of their professions,' said VPAC Executive Director, Thor Steingraber. 'Michelle has conquered the stages at La Scala, the Met, Salzburg and LA Opera, and we welcome this great diva and look forward to her conquering the VPAC stage.' (more...)

Principal Horn Philip Myers Solos During New York Philharmonic's All-Mozart Program This WeekPrincipal Horn Philip Myers Solos During New York Philharmonic's All-Mozart Program This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in an all-Mozart program: his Divertimento in D major, K.136/125a; Horn Concerto No. 2, with Principal Horn Philip Myers; and Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita. The concerts take place tonight, November 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Joins Igudesman & Joo for SCARY CONCERT TonightPittsburgh Symphony Joins Igudesman & Joo for SCARY CONCERT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Experience a concert that is both bone-rattling and sidesplitting when Igudesman & Joo return to perform the conductor-less “Scary Concert” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall tonight, October 31 and the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theater at West Virginia University on November 2. (more...)

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