Friday, June 13, 2014

Heinz Hall
Pittsburgh, PA

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Heinz Hall

600 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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"Strauss' 150th Birthday" Artists Manfred Honeck, conductor Rudolf Buchbinder, piano Program R. Strauss: Suite from Elektra R. Strauss: Burleske in D minor for Piano and Orchestra R. Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier, Opus 59 About This Performance Music Director Manfred Honeck closes the 2013-2014 BNY Mellon Grand Classics season with a program celebrating Richard Strauss’ 150th birthday. The program begins with an orchestral arrangement of Strauss’ one-act opera, Elektra, inspired by Greek mythology. Acclaimed pianist Rudolf Buchbinder performs the notoriously virtuosic and rarely performed concert piece, Burleske. The concert concludes with the Suite from Der Rosenkavalier or “The Knight of the Rose”—music from one of Richard Strauss’ most celebrated operas arranged for orchestra.
Ticket Price: Tickets start at $20
Door Time:8:00 pm
Show Time:8:00 pm
Ages:All Ages
Website:http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org

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