Chen Leiji, one of the world's foremost exponents of the guqin a seven-stringed plucked zither that has been played in China for some 3,000 years perform a rare concert at Asia Society on Saturday, January 20. (more...)
BNY Mellon Grand Classics Season Highlights:
Itzhak Perlman in Cinema Serenade — The season begins with the return of perennial favorite violinist Itzhak Perlman performing music from the golden age of the Silver Screen as part of the Pittsburgh Symphony Gala, Cinema Serenade.
The Performer-Composer — Forget one Composer of the Year; instead Heinz Hall will host four performer-composers — Daniil Trifonov, Conrad Tao, Stewart Copeland and Cameron Carpenter — who will present their own works with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra this year.
Conductor Debuts — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes four outstanding international conductors to the podium this season — Spain's Gustavo Gimeno, Czech Republic's Ji?í B?lohlávek, Brazil's Marcelo Lehninger and Costa Rica's Giancarlo Guerrero.
“The Earth” — Following the success of “The Planets” in the 2013-2014 season, the Pittsburgh Symphony offers a stunning musical and visual journey around our home planet.
Handel's Messiah and Bach's St. John Passion — Handel's much adored oratorio returns to the Heinz Hall stage for one night only this December, and Bach's St. John Passion makes its debut in Heinz Hall in a newly designed, semi-staged production in March. (more...)
At Saturday night's 14th Annual Midsummer Night Drinks more than 400 friends and supporters gathered at the stunning Southampton home of Kelly Behun and Jay Sugarman for a wonderful evening of fun, food and cocktails, all benefiting God's Love We Deliver. This signature event supports one of New York City's most beloved charities, the only organization of its kind that cooks and home delivers nutritious meals to clients living with severe illnesses, their children and senior caregivers. Scroll down for photos! (more...)