Dance, Rhythm, & Blues

From Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat to the ragtime riffs of Joplin’s The Entertainer, this wide-ranging program features dance music from French and American Impressionism to jazz, blues and swing. Iowa composer Michael Daugherty’s (a BQ composer) Sinatra Shag kicks off the program with swirling chromatic grooves; D’Indy’s spirited Chanson et Danses evokes the French countryside. […]

Honeck Conducts The Firebird

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra announced a 2021-22 season replete with new collaborations and a healthy balance of contemporary curiosities and cherished chestnuts from the orchestral repertoire. Manfred Honeck conducts The Firebird on Friday February 11, 2022 - Sunday, February 13, 2022, along with Kian Soltani, cello. Erwin Schulhof: Five Pieces, Schumann: Concerto in A minor […]