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PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA


BIO: For more than 100 years, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has been an essential part of Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape. The PSO prides itself in artistic excellence, a rich history of the world’s finest conductors and musicians, a strong commitment to the Pittsburgh region, and the cultivation of its family of constituents and households. At home in historic Heinz Hall, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers sought-after subscription concerts including 22 weeks of classical concerts annually, a Pops series of seven weekends, and the Fiddlesticks Family Concert series featuring the feline “Ambassador to Children.” Numerous community engagement and partnership concerts are performed throughout Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland. The PSO also performs free,educational concerts in Heinz Hall for students, and summer concerts in Allegheny County parks. Drawing upon musicians from five continents and music schools throughout the world, the PSO and its growing family expresses great diversity and an immense appreciation of excellent music. Today the Pittsburgh Symphony remains among the world’s top orchestras, and has even been named by some as the “Greatest American Orchestra.”

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by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2019

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by TV News Desk - March 14, 2019

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by TV News Desk - March 04, 2019

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by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2019

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