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program November 1, 2 & 3 program...................................................................9 November 1, 2 & 3 program notes..................................................... 12 Yan Pascal Tortelier biography............................................................ 18 Daniil Trifonov biography.................................................................... 20 November 8, 9 & 10 program............................................................. 23 November 8, 9 & 10 program notes................................................... 24 Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos biography.............................................. 28 Arabella Steinbacher biography........................................................ 30 Year of Pittsburgh Composers............................................................ 32

Every Gift is instrumental Individuals.............................................................................................. 34 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performances are brought to the community in part by generous support from the Allegheny Regional Asset District and corporations, foundations and individuals throughout our community. The PSO receives additional funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

Foundations & Public Agencies.......................................................... 40 Corporations ......................................................................................... 41 Legacy of Excellence............................................................................. 42 Commitment to Excellence Campaign............................................. 44

Individuals & Heinz Hall Information Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Musicians........................................2

Radio station WQED-FM 89.3 and WQEJ-FM 89.7 is the official voice of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Tune in Sundays at 8 p.m. for “Pittsburgh Symphony Radio” concert broadcasts hosted by Jim Cunningham.

Board of Trustees & Chairman’s Council...............................................3

To advertise in the program

Heinz Hall Information......................................................................... 48

Jack Heinz Society....................................................................................5 New Leadership Board............................................................................5 Pittsburgh Symphony Association........................................................5 Administrative Staff.................................................................................7

Contact: Elaine Nucci at 412.471.6087, or email: online Program

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Claudia Mahave Laura Motchalov William & Sarah Galbraith Chair


Manfred Honeck Endowed by the Vira I. Heinz Endowment

Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Chair

Gianandrea Noseda

resident conductor

Lawrence Loh

Virginia Kaufman Chair

assistant conductor

Fawzi Haimor first violin

Noah Bendix-Balgley Rachel Mellon Walton Concertmaster chair

Mark Huggins Associate Concertmaster Beverlynn & Steven Elliott Chair

Huei-Sheng Kao Assistant Concertmaster

Hong-Guang Jia Assistant Concertmaster

Jeremy Black Ellen Chen-Livingston Irene Cheng Sarah Clendenning Alison Peters Fujito David Gillis Selma Wiener Berkman Memorial Chair

Jennifer Orchard Ron & dorothy chutz chair

Susanne Park Christopher Wu Nancy & Jeffery Leininger Chair


bass trombone Murray Crewe j

Frank & Loti Gaffney Chair


Randolph Kelly j Cynthia S. Calhoun Chair

Mr. & Mrs. willard J. Tillotson Jr. Chair

Stephanie Tretick Meng Wang Andrew Wickesberg cello

Anne Martindale Williams j Pittsburgh Symphony Association Chair

David Premo d Donald I. & Janet Moritz and Equitable Resources, Inc. Chair

Adam Liu x george & Eileen Dorman Chair

Mikhail Istomin Gail Czajkowski Irvin Kauffman B Michael Lipman Jane & Rae Burton Chair

Hampton Mallory Lauren Scott Mallory

Rhian Kenny j

english horn

Harold Smoliar j Johannes & Mona L. Coetzee Memorial Chair


Michael Rusinek j Mr. & Mrs. Aaron Silberman Chair

e-flat clarinet

Jeffrey Grubbs Peter Guild Micah Howard Stephen & Kimberly Keen Chair

John Moore Aaron White harp

Gretchen Van Hoesen j Virginia Campbell Chair

barbara weldon principal timpani chair

Christopher Allen d percussion

Andrew Reamer j Albert H. Eckert Chair

Jeremy Branson d Christopher Allen fretted instruments Irvin Kauffman B librarians

Jean & Sigo Falk Chair



Nancy Goeres j Mr. & Mrs. William Genge and Mr. & Mrs. James E. Lee Chair

David Sogg h Philip A. Pandolfi contrabassoon James Rodgers j horn


second violin Jennifer Ross j

Edward Stephan j

Lisa Gedris

Anonymous Donor Chair

Tom & Dona Hotopp Chair


Thomas Thompson

William Caballero j

Jeffrey Turner j

Craig Knox j

Thomas Thompson h Joann Ferrell Ron Samuels Vosburgh j

Mr. & Mrs. Martin G. McGuinn Chair

Corporation Chair

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Tatjana Mead Chamis d oboe Joen Vasquez x Cynthia Koledo Marylène Gingras-Roy DeAlmeida j Dr. William Larimer Penny Anderson Brill Mellon Jr. Chair Cynthia Busch Scott Bell Erina LarabyMr. & Mrs. William E. Goldwasser Rinehart Chair Paul Silver

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Peter Snitkovsky Albert Tan Rui-Tong Wang

The estate of olga t. gazalie

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Stephen Kostyniak d Zachary Smith x Thomas H. & Frances M. Witmer Chair

Robert Lauver Irving (Buddy) Wechsler Chair

Ronald Schneider Michael & Carol Bleier Chair

Joseph Rounds

Adedeji Ogunfolu, Horn

stage technicians

Ronald Esposito John Karapandi Open Chairs

the Henry and Elsie Hillman principal pops conductor chair mr. & mrs. benjamin f. jones iii keyboard chair Associate Principal Oboe Principal Bass Clarinet

j h d x u B

Reed Smith Chair honoring Tom Todd


George Vosburgh j Martha Brooks Robinson Chair

Charles Lirette h Edward D. Loughney Chair

Neal Berntsen Chad Winkler Susan S. greer memorial chair


Principal Co-Principal Associate Principal Assistant Principal Assistant Principal Laureate ONE YEAR ABSENCe

board of trustees chairman

Richard P. Simmons retired, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (Ati)

Michael J. White, M.D.

Gordon Management Company

West Penn Allegheny Health System & Plastic Surgery of Pittsburgh, Ltd WQED Multimedia

Peter S. Greer DRS Architects, Inc.

Caryl A. Halpern« Civic Leader

Vice chair

Richard J. Harshman

civic leader

Thomas B. Hotopp

Beverlynn Elliott Vice chair

Richard J. Johnson retired, PNC Financial services group

president & CEO

James A.Wilkinson retired, Meritcare

secretary & Treasurer

Jeffery L. Leininger

retired, mellon Financial Corp.


Andrew Aloe vistage international

Joan Apt« Civic Leader

Benno A. Bernt Griffin Group Partners, LP

Constance Bernt Civic Leader

Theodore N. Bobby retired, H.J. Heinz Company

Donald W. Borneman TVX Advisors

Larry T. Brockway United States Steel Corporation

Michael A. Bryson Retired, BNY Mellon

Anthony Bucci MARC USA

Bernita Buncher The Buncher Company

Rae R. Burton Retired, PPG Industries

Ronald E. Chutz Modern Material Services

Charles C. Cohen Cohen and Grigsby, P.C.

Basil M. Cox retired, eat’n Park Hospitality Group, Inc.

L. Van V. Dauler, Jr. Neville Chemical Company

Robert C. Denove Deloitte

Ann C. Donahue civic leader

Roy G. Dorrance III Retired, United States Steel Corporation

Albert H. Eckert retired, Bell Federal Savings

Sigo Falk civic leader

Terri Fitzpatrick LANXESS Corporation


Ira H. Gordon«

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (Ati) retired, Mine Safety Appliances Co.

Alysia Hoyt civic leader

Barbara Jeremiah retired, Alcoa, Inc.

J. Craig Jordan PPG Industries

Clifford E. Kress bayer healthcare

John Lynch ECSI corporation

David McCormish BNY Mellon

Robert W. McCutcheon PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Alicia McGinnis Center for Young Musicians

Devin B. McGranahan McKinsey & Company

BeeJee Morrison Civic Leader

Mildred S. Myers tepper school of business, carnegie mellon university

Elliott Oshry pursuant ketchum

John R. Price

Deborah L. Acklin

Rachel Walton Wymard Margaret Bovbjerg Author, Hospice Nurse

Robert Zinn K&L Gates, llp

executive committee

Donald W. Borneman Investment Committee

Larry T. Brockway Corporate Leadership team

Michael A. Bryson Rae R. Burton Audit Committee

L. Van V. Dauler, Jr. Roy G. Dorrance III Heinz Hall Committee

Beverlynn Elliott development Committee**

Thomas B. Hotopp Diversity, Education & Community Engagement Committee**

Barbara Jeremiah Artistic Committee Pops Committee

Jeffery L. Leininger David McCormish finance Committe

Pittsburgh Symphony Association

Jeremy Branson PSO associate principal percussion

Annabelle Clippinger New Leadership Board





Kathleen Maskalick Friends of the PSO

Steve Pederson University of Pittsburgh

Edward Stephan PSO principal timpani

chairman’s council

Richard J. Harshman chair Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (Ati)

Robert W. McCutcheon John A. Barbour Marketing & Public Affairs committee**

Alicia McGinnis Mildred S. Myers Marketing & Public Affairs committee**

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Ronald E. Chutz Modern Material Services

Randall Dearth Calgon carbon

Kimberly Fleming

retired, federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

James W. Rimmel

Richard E. Rauh

Brett Harvey Steven T. Schlotterbeck J. Consol Energy, Inc. development Committee** David Iwinski Thomas Todd

Point Park University

Matthew V.T. Ray Highmark, inc.

James W. Rimmel UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Alan Russell, Ph.D. cmu / highmark

Reid Ruttenberg American Textile Company

Steven T. Schlotterbeck

Jack Heinz Society

Governance Committee

Jon D. Walton Helge H. Wehmeier International Advisory Task Force

Giant Eagle, Inc.

James E. Steen Ernst & Young

Craig A. Tillotson Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

Thomas Todd Reed Smith, LLP

Jane Treherne-Thomas« Civic Leader

Jon D. Walton retired, Allegheny Technologies, Incorporated (Ati)

Helge H. Wehmeier retired, bayer corporation

Blue Water Growth LLC

Eric Johnson The Hillman Company

Stephen Klemash Ernst & Young

Rachel Walton Wymard Morgan O’Brien Diversity, Education & Community

peoples natural gas co.

Engagement Committee**

Christopher Pike

**co-chair «distinguished emeritus

David L. Porges

EQT Corporation**

David S. Shapira

Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

KDKA / UPN Pittsburgh

Life trustees

David W. Christopher Mrs. Frank J. Gaffney Mrs. Henry J. Heinz II Mrs. Henry L. Hillman James E. Lee Donald I. Moritz David M. Roderick Richard P. Simmons Thomas Todd

EQT corporation

James Rohr PNC financial services group

Arthur Rooney II Pittsburgh Steeler Sports, Inc.

John T. Ryan Mine Safety Appliances, Co.

David S. Shapira Giant Eagle, Inc.

John Surma United States Steel Corporation 2013-2014 season



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New Leadership Board officers

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Margaret Bovbjerg PRESIDENT


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nominating committee

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Millie Ryan Harp Fund Soiree spring luNCHEON CHAIR

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Jennifer Martin

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Joan Apt Grace M. Compton* Betty Flecker Caryl A. Halpern Drue Heinz Elsie Hillman Jane S. Oehmler* Sandra H. Pesavento Janet Shoop Kathy Kahn Stept Jane C. Vandermade Elizabeth B. Wiegand Joan A. Zapp *Deceased FOR INFORMATION ABOUT PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP, PSA@PITTSBURGHSYMPHONY.ORG OR CALL 412.392.3303

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Juliet FREE CONCERT Saturday, November 9, 2013 2:00 PM at Heinz Hall Lawrence Loh, Music Director Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Antonin Dvorak - Carnival Overture Alberto Ginastera - Estancia 6

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Administration president & ceo

James A. Wilkinson

Jim D. Deuchars Assistant Director of Sales

finance, information technology & employee benefits

Rachel Howard

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Claire Ertl marketing & Sales

Annuity Database Administrator

vice president of heinz hall

Trish Imbrogno

Kevin DeLuca

Michael E. Bielski

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Scott Michael

senior vice president of artistic planning & Audience Engagement

Robert B. Moir

Senior vice president of education & Strategic implementation

Suzanne Perrino

vice president of public affairs

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Michael Sexauer

General Manager & Vice President of Orchestra Operations

Senior Director of

Director of Marketing

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Francine Lumia

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patron services

Bryan Abbott

Director of Group Sales

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Monica Meyer

Eric Quinlan

Todd Barnett

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Jennifer Birnie

patron services representative

Dan Fernandez

Director of Events

Payroll & Benefits Manager

Jan Fleisher Director of Leadership & Planned Gifts

Alfred O. Jacobsen Senior Manager of Corporate & Tour Sponsorship

Jennifer McDonough Manager of Events

Senior Manager of Foundation

Rachel Niederberger development assistant

Managing Assistant

Andrew Seay

to the President

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Mary Persin

Brian Skwirut

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Jessica D. Wolfe

Director of patron Services

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public affairs

Susan M. Jenny

Joyce DeFrancesco

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senior graphic Designer

James E. Petri Stage Technician

Mary Sedigas Maintenance Staff Supervisor

Sarah Wagner manager of retail & Special

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Bill Van Ryn

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coordinator of Education &

Jesse Montgomery

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Aleta King

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Kevin Berwick

Stacy Weber

interim Artistic administrator

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heinz hall

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data coordinator

Yonca Karakilic

Elise Clark

patron services representative

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Systems Administrator

Chrissy Savinell LaShawn Smith

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Artistic coordinator

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Ashley Buchinger

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Lisa G. Donnermeyer

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Fidele Niyonzigira

Shannon Capellupo


artistic planning & Audience Engagement

Operations & Touring


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Sabina Romito

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Dawn Sechrist

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Sonja Winkler

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Erin Lynn

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Jodi Weisfield

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Benjamin Brown Operations coordinator

Robert Chambers Assistant Personnel Manager

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Friday, November 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 8:00 PM Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor Daniil Trifonov, piano Pre-concert

Concert Prelude with Assistant Conductor Fawzi Haimor and Guest Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier

Sergei Prokofiev Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 16 I. Andantino — Allegretto II. Scherzo: Vivace III. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato IV. Finale: Allegro tempestoso Mr. Trifonov


Sergei Rachmaninoff

Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Opus 27

I. Largo - Allegro moderato II. Allegro molto III. Adagio IV. Allegro vivace



This weekend’s performances by Yan Pascal Tortelier are made possible, in part, through the endowed Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation Guest Conductor Chair.

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra greatly appreciates you–our audience, subscribers and donors – for your generous outpouring of support during The Pittsburgh Foundation’s Day of Giving on October 3rd. Thanks to you, the PSO raised $205,061.45 from individual donors during a 24-hr period, which put your orchestra in “first place” in both dollars and number of gifts generated for any of the participating organizations for the third year in a row. If you missed Day of Giving – don’t worry – there’s still time to make a tax-deductible gift to the PSO’s 2013-2014 Annual Fund before the end of the calendar year. Consider making your gift to the Annual Fund via the web at - it’s quick, secure and easy. An added bonus – by making your gift online you help the PSO save on administrative, printing and mailing costs. And your support will go to work immediately. For more information about the PSO’s Annual Fund call the Development Department at 412.392.4880.

Good News…the IRA Charitable Rollover is back!

You can make a gift to the PSO from your qualified IRA or Roth IRA - without the distribution being added to your taxable income or subject to withholding - if you are over the age of 70½ and you transfer your gift directly to the PSO. Contact your financial advisor to determine if this is a good option for you. The provision is set to expire after December 31, 2013. So act now! For additional information, call Jan Fleisher at (412)392-3320. program notes 2013-2014 season


Sergei Prokofiev

Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 16 (1912-1913)

about the composer

Born 23 April 1891 in Sontsovka; died 4 March 1953 in Moscow premiere of work

Pavlovsk, 5 September 1913 A.P. Aslanov, conductor Sergei Prokofiev, soloist PSO PREMIERE

21 December 1973 Heinz Hall Donald Johanos, conductor Lorin Hollander, soloist INSTRUMENTATION

woodwinds in pairs, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion and strings

Politics was not the only revolution brewing in Russia in the 1910s. A brash, arrogant student at the St. Petersburg Conservatory was helping to forge a new musical language, with a special assault concentrated on that most hallowed of Romantic instruments, the piano. Sergei Prokofiev took the Conservatory by storm, and by sheer dint of self-will bent faculty, students and outsiders to his desires. Shostakovich, a fellow student but never a friend, recalled, “Prokofiev was a hard man and didn’t seem interested in anything other than himself and his music.” Prokofiev’s boundless self-esteem was undoubtedly one of the catalysts of his great international success. Prokofiev’s iconoclastic views of modern music engendered his piano style, one that broke from the Romantic, lyrical, virtuoso manner of Chopin and Liszt to create a new sound for a new age. Harold Schonberg, in his book on The Great Pianists, wrote of Prokofiev’s pianism, “Young Sergei Prokofiev, the pianist of steel, came raging out of Russia, playing his own music and startling the world with his vigor, his exuberance, his wild rhythm, his disdain for the trappings of romanticism. Gone were romantic color, wide-spaced arpeggios, inner voices, pretty melodies. Prokofiev at the piano attacked the music with a controlled fury, blasting out savage and complicated rhythms, giving or asking no mercy. He went about it almost without pedal, and with a percussive, metallic-sounding tone. Prokofiev decided that the piano was a percussive instrument, and there’s no use trying to disguise the fact that it had hammers. So let’s face up to it and treat the piano as a percussive instrument.... The antiromantic age was under way.”


31 minutes

program notes by Dr. Richard E. Rodda


Prokofiev’s steely piano style was the perfect match for his athletic compositions and his strutting personality. The polite audience of gentry at the summertime premiere of the Second Piano Concerto in 1913 in the fashionable resort of Pavlosk, near St. Petersburg, was “puzzled” by the “mercilessly dissonant combinations,” according to one reviewer. The listeners, disdaining the decorum that they were convinced the young composer had already shattered, greeted the work with a sonorous round of hisses and catcalls. Prokofiev responded with his own characteristic rejoinder: he sat down and thundered through one of his noisiest solo works as an encore! It was not long, however, before his playing and his music gained a wide audience, the fascination and innate musicality of his style sweeping away all initial reservations. The Second Piano Concerto is a work “full of splinters,” as Prokofiev wrote to Igor Stravinsky. Through its handling of rhythm, melody and harmony, it achieves a quality of galvanic dynamism unknown in the music of the preceding century. Of it, Leonid Sabaneyeff wrote, “Vigorous, clearcut rhythms, and naïveté of melody are raised to a cult, the technical methods themselves become a negation of those that had just been in vogue. Savagery and barbarism also become something needed and

desirable as a reaction against the refinement of the preceding epoch.” This Concerto is music of youth and flamboyance and riveting visceral excitement. Of the instrumentation of this work, Prokofiev noted, “It seems to me that in general piano concertos are of two kinds: in the first, the composer succeeds in writing an ensemble for the solo instrument with the orchestra; in the second, the solo is dominant, while the orchestra serves merely as an adjunct. My First Concerto is closer to the first kind, my Second to the second.” The soloist presents the principal theme of the opening movement; a saucy melody in quicker tempo provides contrast. The formal development and recapitulation of the principal theme are combined into an enormous solo cadenza before the orchestra is recalled to provide a coda. The quiet ending section mirrors the opening measures, bringing the movement round full circle. Prokofiev cited the brief but brilliant Scherzo as an example of his “motoric” style, and this movement, is, indeed, a dashing display of perpetual motion. The soloist, in a mighty exhibition of technique and endurance, plays continuously in octaves without a single beat of rest or one long note throughout the entire movement. The slower third movement is in Prokofiev’s best nose-thumbing, wrong-note idiom. The opening and closing sections of this movement make much use of a chugging bass ostinato, with the middle section given over to music of a more gentle character. The finale is a dazzling showcase for the soloist. The lightning-flash opening section returns to finish the movement, but in between are themes of contrasting character in which the soloist frequently charges forth alone, the orchestra sitting silently amid the pianistic fireworks. In his Second Concerto, Prokofiev created a daring, virtuoso tour-de-force of pianism that remains as vibrant and exciting today as when it roused its first hearers from their seats in the waning days of Imperial Russia.

Parker Quartet Monday, November 18, 2013 • 7:30 PM Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland

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Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society

Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos

Monday, December 2, 2013 • 7:30 PM 20th Century Club

Join Chatham Baroque and the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society in their very first collaboration as they realize the splendor of Bach’s Brandenburg concertos, numbers 2, 4, 5 and 6. PURCHASE TICKETS: 412-687-1788

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Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Opus 27 (1906-1907)

about the composer

Born 1 April 1873 in Oneg (near Novgorod), Russia died 28 March 1943 in Beverly Hills, California PREMIERE OF WORK

St. Petersburg, 26 January 1908 Sergei Rachmaninoff, conductor PSO PREMIERE

22 January 1943 Syria Mosque Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, conductor INSTRUMENTATION

piccolo, three flutes, three oboes, English horn, two clarinets, bass clarinet, two bassoons, four horns, three trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani,

How much Rachmaninoff’s life changed in those half dozen years! The premiere of his First Symphony in 1897 was a complete failure, a total fiasco. The Russian nationalist composer César Cui ranted, “If there is a conservatory competition in Hell, Rachmaninoff would gain first prize for this Symphony.” Rimsky-Korsakov did not find it “at all agreeable.” Young Rachmaninoff — aged 24 — was plunged into a Stygian despair. For over two years, he entertained the darkest thoughts and composed nothing. Then, in 1900, he began consulting one Dr. Nicholas Dahl, a physician specializing in the treatment of alcoholism through hypnosis. Dahl’s method of auto-suggestion (as well as his enlightened conversation about music) restored the composer’s confidence and desire to work. Within a year, the grand Second Concerto was produced and successfully launched into the world, and Rachmaninoff was on his way to international fame. By 1905, he was one of the most important figures in Russian music. In addition to his prodigious talents as pianist and composer, Rachmaninoff was also a first-rate conductor, and when his stock began rising after the Second Concerto carried his name into important Russian musical circles, he was appointed opera conductor at the Moscow Imperial Grand Theater. As with his music, he found excellent success with his conducting, but he had understandable misgivings about the way it interfered with his creative ambitions. In an interview with Frederick H. Martens, he said, “When I am concertizing I cannot compose. When I feel like writing music I have to concentrate on that — I cannot touch the piano. When I am conducting I can neither compose nor play concerts. Other musicians may be more fortunate in this respect; but I have to concentrate on any one thing I am doing to such a degree that it does not seem to allow me to take up anything else.” There was much music in him that needed to be written, and he knew that a choice about the direction of his future work was imminent.

percussion and strings duration

43 minutes

program notes by Dr. Richard E. Rodda


By the beginning of 1906, he had decided to sweep away the rapidly accumulating obligations of conducting, concertizing and socializing that cluttered his life in Moscow in order to find some quiet place in which to compose. His determination may have been strengthened by the political unrest beginning to rumble under the foundations of the aristocratic Russian political system. The uprising of 1905 was among the first signs of trouble for those of his noble class (his eventual move to the United States was a direct result of the swallowing of his family’s estate and resources by the 1917 Revolution), and he probably thought it a good time to start looking for a quiet haven. A few years before, Rachmaninoff had been overwhelmed by an inspired performance of Die Meistersinger he heard at the Dresden Opera. The memory of that evening and the aura of dignity and repose exuded by the city had remained with him, and Dresden, at that time in his life, seemed like a good place to be. Besides, the city was only two hours by train from Leipzig, where Arthur Nikisch, whom Rachmaninoff considered the

greatest living conductor and who had shown an interest in his music, was music director. The decision to move to Dresden was made early in 1906, and by autumn the composer, his wife and their new-born daughter were installed in a small but smart house complemented by an attractive garden. They arrived quietly, and lived, as much as possible, incognito and in seclusion. When he chanced to meet a Russian acquaintance on the street one day, Rachmaninoff pleaded, “I have escaped from my friends. Please don’t give me away.” The atmosphere in Dresden was so conducive to composition that within a few months of his arrival he was working on the Second Symphony, the First Piano Sonata, the Opus 6 collection of Russian folk songs and the symphonic poem The Isle of the Dead. The Second Symphony was unanimously cheered when it made the rounds of the Russian concert societies in 1908, and it was an important item on Rachmaninoff’s first American tour the following year. With this work, The Isle of the Dead, the Second and Third Concertos, and the ubiquitous Prelude in C-sharp minor, he made a profound impression on the American musical scene. He was twice offered the post of music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and twice declined. For the two decades before his death in 1943, his cross-country concert tours became an institution. Many of his compositions continue to enjoy a popularity greater in America than anywhere else in the world. The majestic scale of the Symphony is established at the outset by a slow, brooding introduction. The low strings and then the violins give out a fragmentary theme that generates much of the material for the entire work. A smooth transition to a faster tempo signals the arrival of the main theme, an extended and quickened transformation of the basses’ opening motive. The expressive second theme enters in the woodwinds. The development deals with the vigorous main theme to such an extent that the beginning of the formal recapitulation is engulfed by its surging sweep. The lovely second theme reappears as expected, again in the woodwinds. The coda resumes the energetic mood of the development to build to the fine climax that ends the movement. The second movement is the most nimble essay to be found in Rachmaninoff’s orchestral works. After two preparatory measures, the horns hurl forth the main theme, which bears more than a passing resemblance to the Dies Irae (“Day of Wrath”), the ancient chant from the Roman Catholic Mass for the Dead that haunted the composer for many years. The vital nature of the music, however, does not support any morbid interpretation. Eventually, the rhythmic bustle is suppressed and finally silenced to make way for the movement’s central section, whose skipping lines embody some of Rachmaninoff’s best fugal writing. Almost as if by magic, the opening scherzo returns amid a full-throated cry from the brass. Once again, this quiets and the movement ends on a note of considerable mystery. The rapturous third movement, wrote Patrick Piggott, “is as romantic as any music in the orchestral repertory — if by romantic we mean the expression, through lyrical melody and richly chromatic harmony, of a sentiment which can only be described as love.” This is music of heightened passion that resembles nothing so much as an ecstatic operatic love scene. Alternating with the joyous principal melody is an important theme from the first movement, heard prominently in the central portion and the coda of this movement. The finale bursts forth in the whirling dance rhythm of an Italian tarantella. The propulsive urgency subsides to allow another of Rachmaninoff’s wonderful, sweeping melodic inspirations to enter. A development of the tarantella motives follows, into which are embroidered thematic reminiscences from each of the three preceding movements. The several elements of the finale are gathered together in the closing pages to produce the rich and sonorous tapestry appropriate for the life-affirming conclusion of this grand and stirring Symphony.

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Yan Pascal Tortelier Yan Pascal Tortelier enjoys a distinguished career as a guest with the world’s most prestigious orchestras. He began his musical career as a violinist. At 14, he won first prize for violin at the Paris Conservatoire and also made his debut as a soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Following general musical studies with Nadia Boulanger, Tortelier studied conducting with Franco Ferrara at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena and, from 1974 to 1983, he was associate conductor of the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. Further positions have included principal conductor and artistic director of the Ulster Orchestra (19891992) and principal guest conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (20052008). He was principal conductor of the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra (2009-2011) and currently holds the position of guest conductor of honour, in which capacity he returns to the orchestra a number of times each season. Following his outstanding work as chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic between 1992 and 2003, including annual appearances at the BBC Proms and a very successful tour of the U.S. to celebrate the orchestra’s 60th anniversary season, he was given the title of conductor emeritus and continues to work with the orchestra regularly. He also holds the position of principal guest conductor at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Recent highlights have included his debut performances with the Iceland and Stavanger Symphony Orchestras; return visits to the BBC Philharmonic and Hallé Orchestras; the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; and the San Francisco, St Louis, Cincinnati and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras. He also undertook a long-awaited return to Australia, for performances with the Melbourne, Adelaide and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, and toured China with the London Philharmonic and South America and Europe with the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Highlights of the 2013-14 season and beyond includes performances with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, the Residentie Orkest of The Hague, the Pittsburgh Symphony, Utah Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony and Royal Scottish National Orchestras.

Tortelier has enjoyed a long association with Chandos Records, resulting in an extensive catalogue of recordings, notably with the BBC Philharmonic and Ulster Orchestras, and including award-winning cycles of the orchestral music of Debussy, Ravel (featuring his own orchestration of Ravel’s Piano Trio), Franck, Roussel and Dutilleux. He also has conducted critically acclaimed discs of repertoire ranging from Hindemith and Kodaly to Lutoslawski and Karlowicz. Recent releases for Chandos include the Ravel piano Tortelier has collaborated with major concertos coupled with Debussy’s Fantaisie, orchestras including the London Symphony with pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, and a disc and London Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, of works by Florent Schmitt with the Sao Royal Concertgebouw Orchestras, Czech Paulo Symphony. Philharmonic, St Petersburg Philharmonic, last conducted the Oslo Philharmonic, Filarmonica della Scala Tortelier Symphony Orchestra in Milan and, in North America, the Philadelphia Pittsburgh Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the May 2013. Boston, Chicago and Montreal Symphony Orchestras. Further afield, he has collaborated with the Melbourne Symphony, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony and the Hong Kong and Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestras.


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Daniil Trifonov Born in Nizhniy Novgorod in 1991, Daniil Trifonov is one of the brightest names of the next generation of pianists. His reputation for outstanding performances, musical insight and expressive intensity has already surpassed the attention he received when, during the 2010-11 season, he won medals at three of the most prestigious competitions in the music world: the Chopin Competition in Warsaw (Third Prize), the Rubinstein Competition in Tel Aviv (First Prize) and the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (First Prize and Grand Prix). Jury members and observers at these competitions included Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, Van Cliburn, Emanuel Ax, Nelson Freire, Yefim Bronfman and Valery Gergiev. Gergiev personally awarded Trifonov the “Grand Prix” in Moscow, the additional award given to the best overall competitor in any of that Competition’s categories. In 2012-13, Trifonov made his debut with several international orchestras, including The New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Orchestra Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and returns to the London Symphony and Mariinsky Orchestra with Gergiev, Russian National Orchestra with Pletnev and Warsaw Philharmonic. Summer 2013 saw triumphs for Trifonov at the Verbier and Edinburgh Festivals, as well as his London Proms debut in Albert Hall. North American plans for 2013-14 include the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Dallas


Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Detroit Symphony and Houston Symphony, as well as recitals in Chicago and a return to Carnegie Hall, among others. Trifonov’s recent recitals include The Kennedy Center, Boston Celebrity Series, Berlin Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Munich Herkulessaal, Amsterdam Concertgebouw (Master Piano Series), London Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall, Paris Auditorium du Louvre, Zurich Tonhalle and Lucerne Piano Festival, Brussels Palais de Beaux Arts, Schloss Elmau and the Seoul Arts Center. Trifonov began his musical studies at the age of five. He studied at Moscow Gnesin School of Music in the class of Tatiana Zelikman (2000-2009). From 2006 to 2009, he also studied composition and has continued to write piano, chamber and orchestral music since. Since 2009, he has studied piano at the Cleveland Institute of Music in the class of Sergei Babayan. In February 2013, Trifonov signed an exclusive recording agreement with Deutsche Grammophon. His first disc on the label, a live recording of his debut recital at Carnegie Hall, will be released in fall 2013. Future plans with DG include recording all of the Rachmaninoff concerti with the Philharmonia. He also has a Chopin disc released on Decca, as well as Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 with Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra on the Mariinsky label. These performaces mark Trifonov’s debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

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Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor Arabella Steinbacher, violin Pre-concert

Concert Prelude with Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh.

Leonardo Balada

Symphony No. 6, “Symphony of Sorrows” American Premiere

Sergei Prokofiev Concerto No. 1 in D major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 19 I. Andantino II. Scherzo: Vivacissimo III. Moderato Ms. Steinbacher

Intermission Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Opus 35 I. The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship II. The Story of the Kalandar Prince III. The Young Prince and the Young Princess IV. Festival at Baghdad — The Sea — Shipwreck


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Symphony No. 6, “Symphony of Sorrows” (2005)

about the composer

Born 22 September 1933 in Barcelona, Spain PREMIERE OF WORK

Barcelona, 26 February 2006 Barcelona Symphony Orchestra; Salvador Mas-Conde, conductor THESE PERFORMANCES MARK THE AMERICAN AND PSO PREMIERE


piccolo, two flutes, three oboes, English horn, E-flat clarinet, two clarinets, two bassoons, four horns, three trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, piano, harp and strings duration

20 minutes

program notes by Dr. Richard E. Rodda


Leonardo Balada came to music early. The son of a tailor in a family of operaloving tailors in Barcelona, he began piano lessons at the age of nine, and his ambition to become a composer followed soon thereafter. Looking back on his youthful years, Balada recalled, “I felt how nice it was to play the music of somebody else; and then I felt it was not good enough — it’s nicer if somebody plays your music. I must have been fifteen.” After beginning his professional studies at the Barcelona Liceo Conservatory, he came to the United States as a student in 1956, enrolling first at the New York College of Music and, two years later, at the Juilliard School, from which he graduated in 1960. His composition teachers included Vincent Persichetti, Norman Dello Joio, Alexander Tansman and Aaron Copland; he studied conducting with Igor Markevitch. Balada subsequently taught at the Walden School, United Nations International School and Aspen Institute before joining the faculty of Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh in 1970, where he is University Professor of Composition. Balada’s creative catalog comprises an impressive list of compositions, recordings and performances: six operas (including Zapata, written in 1984 for Sherrill Milnes; Christopher Columbus, for José Carreras and Monserrat Caballé, premiered in 1989 at the Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America; and Faust-bal, premièred at the Teatro Real in Madrid in February 2009); six symphonies and more than a dozen other orchestral pieces; twenty concertos (including one each for bandoneón and castanets); and works for solo voice, organ, chorus, piano, guitar, and chamber ensembles. His music has been performed by leading orchestras in this country and abroad, and recorded on the Deutsche Grammophon, Naxos, Albany, Louisville, Serenus and Grenadilla labels; Lorin Maazel’s performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra of the Steel Symphony and Music for Oboe and Orchestra, with soloist Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, were released on New World Records. Though he composes in a modern, cosmopolitan idiom, Balada has been much influenced by the traditional view of music as a means of communication — the way in which human emotions may be translated into musical terms. In a feature article by Peter Eliot Stone in The New York Times, the composer stated, “The audience is important to me, but on my own terms. If a piece is good and it reaches the audience, it is twice as good. While I write, I sit mentally in the concert hall. I write the music I like to hear. Bobby Fischer, the chess player, said he was looking for the destruction of his enemy. I compose, sometimes, for the annihilation of my audience. I like to see the audience — not dead — but crying or screaming.” Balada, like many composers today, aims at a synthesis of the music by which he has been influenced during the course of his career. Though he is ready to employ the technical innovations of such 20th-century masters as Varèse, Penderecki and Ligeti, his compositions also show a deep awareness of the continuity of the musical traditions of his native Spain. “In 1975, with Homages to Casals and Sarasate for orchestra, I initiated a new aesthetic period,” he said. “Before that time, I wrote in the so-called ‘avant-garde’ style; that is, textures, aleatoric [chance] devices, orchestral color, etc. Now I incorporate old techniques with these new ones, such as melody, modulation and occasionally traditional

harmonies. A sense of rhythm has always been detectable in my music, whatever the aesthetic tendencies might have been. In short, I blend the old and the new, hopefully in a personal style, which seeks as its ultimate goal the expression of the human soul and drama.” Balada believes that folk song and dance, simple melodic lines and triadic harmonies may be blended with tone clusters and complex textures “to result in something different and fresh.” Balada’s Symphony No. 6, subtitled “Symphony of Sorrows,” was commissioned in 2005 by the Barcelona Symphony and National Orchestra of Catalonia to mark the seventieth anniversary of the start of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939); the Barcelona Symphony, conducted by Salvador MasConde, premiered the work on February 26, 2006. Balada’s publisher, Music Associates of America, has supplied the following information about the “Symphony of Sorrows,” which is dedicated to “the innocent victims of the Spanish Civil War:” “The catastrophic event of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) can be assessed by the merciless fighting of a divided country and by its consequent human tragedy. Both sides were losers. In the Symphony No. 6, Balada tried to picture musically those two aspects of the war in their psychological perspectives, and in so doing, the music brings desperate tensions as well as desolated intimate moments. The work does not present any programmatic or partisan perspective. The tragedy of the war resounds on both sides like a volcano and like an intimate, dramatic cry caused by one’s own doings. “The single-movement, twenty-minute Symphony evokes an atmosphere that ranges from quiet, desolate suffering to volcanic explosiveness and brutality. As musical materials, aspects of two hymns are used: the Himno de Riego, which was the flag song of the Republican forces, and Cara al Sol, which was identified with the insurrectionist armies of General Franco. The martial rhythms of war pervade the work. In addition, a two-note melodic interval appears obsessively throughout, relentlessly reminding the listener of the fateful hopelessness endured by all who were drawn into the fray. Its stark simplicity stresses enormous pain.”


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Sergei Prokofiev

Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra in D major, Opus 19 (1915-1917)

about the composer

Born 23 April 1891 in Sontsovka; died 4 March 1953 in Moscow premiere of work

Paris, 18 October 1923 Paris Opéra; Paris Opéra Orchestra; Sergei Koussevitzky, conductor Marcel Darrieux, soloist PSO PREMIERE

3 March 1944 Syria Mosque Fritz Reiner, conductor Joseph Szigeti, soloist INSTRUMENTATION

woodwinds in pairs plus piccolo, four horns, two

Very early in his career, Sergei Prokofiev classified his music into four distinct styles: classical or neo-classical; modern; toccata or motoric; and lyrical. It was largely in this last style that he composed his First Violin Concerto. Indeed, the composer himself cited the lovely opening theme as an example of his lyricism. Given that Prokofiev was one of the foremost disciples of modernity at the time, such a romantic notion of melody raised a few eyebrows. It was, however, Prokofiev’s penchant when he was young to compose works in more than one of his four manners simultaneously, and just when a particular faction would hold him up as a model of its specific bias, out popped a Prokofiev piece that just did not do what it was expected to do. He took the greatest delight in this kind of surprise, and one of the continuing themes running through his early works is a dedicated nose-thumbing that missed few musical camps. The gentle mood that pervades the Violin Concerto No. 1 is established immediately at the beginning by the beautiful principal theme. A quickening of the tempo introduces the second theme, a melody filled with flashing ornamentation and insistent rhythmic motion. After a pause, the development begins quietly with the woodwinds chanting the main theme. The second theme is soon added, and the two melodies are explored simultaneously to reach the highest point of intensity in the movement. Only the lyrical main theme returns in the recapitulation, reaching an ethereal close among the sounds of harp, winds and solo violin in the movement’s final pages.

trumpets, tuba (without trombones), timpani, snare percussion, harp and strings duration

24 minutes

The central scherzo, an example of Prokofiev’s toccata or motoric style, is in the form of a compact rondo. The theme flies upward into the soloist’s glistening high register, a signal that this movement is to be more overtly virtuosic than the preceding one. Two episodes are placed between the returns of the main theme: one is a rhythmically steady motive in walking eighth-notes; the other, an off-beat, repeated-note figure comprising a melody of small intervals. A quick punctuation brings the movement to an abrupt close. The finale returns the introspective mood of the first movement. Two themes are employed here — a descending one of melodic sequences winding through the low instruments and an arched motive for the soloist. The grandfatherly low theme is treated in the development. The recapitulation is ushered in not by the main theme of the finale, but rather by the principal melody of the opening movement in an elaborate trilled version for the soloist. Fragments of the arched theme appear as accompaniment in the woodwinds. The Concerto closes with a coda similar in mood, style and melody to that which concluded the first movement.

program notes by Dr. Richard E. Rodda



Scheherazade, Opus 35

about the composer

Born 18 March 1844 in Tikhvin, near Novgorod died 21 June 1908 in St. Petersburg premiere of work

St. Petersburg, 15 December 1888; Russian Musical Society; Nikolai RimskyKorsakov, conductor PSO PREMIERE

22 April 1928; Syria Mosque Eugene Goossens, conductor INSTRUMENTATION

piccolo, two flutes, two oboes, English horn, two clarinets, two bassoons, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp and strings duration

47 minutes

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(1888) “In the middle of the winter [of 1888], engrossed as I was in my work on Prince Igor and other things, I conceived the idea of writing an orchestral composition on the subject of certain episodes from Scheherazade.” Thus did Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov give the curt explanation of the genesis of his most famous work in his autobiography, My Musical Life. His friend Alexander Borodin had died the year before, leaving his magnum opus, the opera Prince Igor, in a state of unfinished disarray. Rimsky-Korsakov had taken it upon himself to complete the piece, and he may well have been inspired by its exotic setting among the Tartar tribes in 12th-century central Asia to undertake his own embodiment of musical Orientalism. The stories on which he based his work were taken from The Thousand and One Nights, a collection of millennium-old fantasy tales from Egypt, Persia and India which had been gathered together, translated into French, and published in many installments by Antoine Galland beginning in 1704. They were in large part responsible for exciting a fierce passion for turquerie and chinoiserie among the fashionable classes of Europe later in the century, a movement that left its mark on music in the form of numerous tintinnabulous “Turkish marches” by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn and a horde of lesser now-faded lights, and in Mozart’s rollicking opera The Abduction from the Seraglio. The taste for exoticism was never completely abandoned by musicians (witness Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers or Puccini’s Madama Butterfly or Turandot or even The Girl of the Golden West; Ravel prided himself on his collection of Oriental artifacts), and proved the perfect subject for RimskyKorsakov’s talent as an orchestral colorist. To refresh the listener’s memory of the ancient legends, Rimsky-Korsakov prefaced the score with these words: “The sultan Shakriar, convinced of the falsehood and inconstancy of all women, had sworn an oath to put to death each of his wives after the first night. However, the sultana Scheherazade saved her life by arousing his interest in the tales she told him during 1,001 nights. Driven by curiosity, the sultan postponed her execution from day to day, and at last abandoned his sanguinary design. Scheherazade told many miraculous stories to the sultan. For her tales she borrowed verses from the poets and words from folk-songs combining fairy-tales with adventures.” To each of the four movements of his “symphonic suite” Rimsky gave a title: The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship, The Story of the Kalandar Prince, The Young Prince and the Young Princess and Festival at Baghdad — The Sea — Shipwreck. At first glance, these titles seem definite enough to lead the listener to specific nightly chapters of Scheherazade’s soap opera. On closer examination, however, they prove too vague to be of much help. The Kalandar Prince, for instance, could be any one of three noblemen who dress as members of the Kalandars, a sect of wandering dervishes, and tell three different tales. “I meant these hints,” advised the composer, “to direct but slightly the hearer’s fancy on the path which my own fancy had traveled, and leave more minute and particular conceptions to the will and mood of each listener. All I had desired was that the hearer, if he liked my piece as symphonic music, should carry away the impression that it is beyond doubt an Oriental narrative of some numerous and varied fairy-tale wonders.” program notes 2013-2014 season


Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos A regular guest with North America’s top orchestras, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will conduct the New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, National, Detroit, St. Louis, Houston, New World and Seattle Symphony Orchestras in the 2013-14 season. In addition, he appears annually at the Tanglewood Music Festival.

Named Conductor of the Year by Musical America in 2011, other numerous honours and distinctions he has been awarded include the Gold Medal of the City of Vienna, the Bundesverdienstkreutz of the Republic of Austria and Germany, the Gold Medal from the Gustav Mahler International Society, and the Jacinto Guerrero Prize, Spain’s most important musical award, conferred in 1997 by the Queen of Spain. In 1998, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos received the appointment of “emeritus conductor” by the Spanish National Orchestra. He has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Navarra in Spain. Since 1975, he has been a member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando.

Born in Burgos, Spain in 1933, Frühbeck de Burgos studied violin, piano, music theory and composition at the conservatories in Bilbao and Madrid, and conducting at Munich’s Hochschule für Musik, where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the Richard Strauss Prize. From 2004 to 2011, he was chief conductor and artistic director of the Dresden Philharmonic, and in the 2012Frühbeck de Burgos has recorded extensively 13 season began his post as chief conductor for EMI, Decca, Deutsche Gramophon, of the Danish National Orchestra. Spanish Columbia and Orfeo. Several of his recordings are considered to be classics, Frühbeck de Burgos has made extensive tours including his interpretations of Mendelssohn’s with such ensembles as the Philharmonia of Elijah and St. Paul, Mozart’s Requiem, London, the London Symphony Orchestra, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Bizet’s Carmen and the National Orchestra of Madrid and the complete works of Manual de Falla. the Swedish Radio Orchestra. He has toured North America with the Vienna Symphony, the Spanish National Orchestra, Frühbeck de Burgos last conducted the Dresden Philharmonic and Philadelphia Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in March Symphony Orchestra. 2013.


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Arabella Steinbacher German violinist Arabella Steinbacher has firmly established herself as one of today’s leading violinists on the international concert scene, performing with the world’s major orchestras. The New York Times reports that she plays with, “Balanced lyricism and fire — among her assets are a finely polished technique and a beautifully varied palette of timbres.” After her debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto under Christoph von Dohnányi, The Chicago Tribune reported, “From her magical entry over hushed orchestral strings to the biting swagger she brought to the dancing finale, it was evident that her feeling for this music runs as deep as her technical command. The central Adagio came off especially beautifully, Steinbacher conveying its brooding melancholy with a rich vibrato, impeccable intonation and a remarkable breadth of phrasing.” Steinbacher’s career was launched in 2004 with an extraordinary and unexpected debut in Paris, when she stepped in on short notice for an ailing colleague and performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under Sir Neville Marriner. Her diverse and deep repertoire includes more than 30 concertos for violin. In addition to all of the major concertos of the Classical and Romantic period, she also performs those of Barber, Bartók, Berg, Glazunov, Khatchaturian, Milhaud, Prokofiev, Schnittke, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Szymanowski, Hindemith, Hartmann, and Sofia Gubaidulina’s Offertorium. Among Steinbacher’s numerous recording honors are two ECHO-Klassik Awards (considered to be the German equivalent of the Grammy) “Les Chocs du Mois” from Le Monde de la Musique, and two German Record Critics Awards as well as the prestigious Editors Choice Award from Grammophone magazine.


Steinbacher is recording exclusively for PentaTone Classics. Her first CD on that label, released in autumn 2009, included Dvorák’s Violin Concerto in A Minor and Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No. 1, as well as Dvorák’s Romance in F Minor, with the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin led by Marek Janowski. Steinbacher recorded her second PentaTone release, which features Bartók’s First and Second Violin Concertos, in July 2009. The CD was released in October 2010. In fall 2012 she released her CD with Prokofiev concertos no. 1 and 2 (PentaTone). In April 2013 Steinbacher released her latest CD with Bruch’s and Korngold’s violin concertos. Steinbacher is appearing with the leading international orchestras including the Boston Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra, Dresden Staatskapelle, Philharmonia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, WDR Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Munich Philharmonie and Cleveland Orchestra; she has worked with conductors including Riccardo Chailly, Sir Colin Davis, Christoph von Dohnányi, Charles Dutoit, Herbert Blomstedt, Vladimir Jurowski, Zubin Mehta, Marek Janowski, Lorin Maazel, Sir Neville Marriner and Yannick Nezet-Seguin, among others. For more information please visit www. Arabella Steinbacher is represented worldwide by IMG Artists, Tanja Dorn, Associate Director. Steinbacher last performed with the PSO in October 2008.

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Year of Pittsburgh Composers The Pittsburgh Symphony’s Composer of the Year residency was established in 2001 in an effort to bring audiences and living composers closer together. This one-of-a-kind program immerses the composer-in-residence in the community, with multiple performances, commissions, and opportunities to engage with students and audiences. Past composers have included Richard Danielpour, John Adams, Jennifer Higdon, Joan Tower, Steven Stucky and Mason Bates. This season, the PSO celebrates composers who make Pittsburgh their home. Following the world premiere of David Stock’s Sixth Symphony, the PSO will feature works by Carnegie Mellon University faculty Leonardo Balada and Nancy Galbraith. In February 2014, the PSO will premiere The Elements, a five-part commission by Patrick Burke (Duquesne University), Bomi Jang (University of Pittsburgh), Mathew Rosenblum (University of Pittsburgh), Reza Vali (Carnegie Mellon University) and Amy Williams (University of Pittsburgh), inspired by Pittsburgh’s environmental history and the elements of fire, earth, water, air and metal. Arrive early for Concert Preludes featuring the composers in discussion with PSO staff conductors, and stay tuned for more Year of Pittsburgh Composers events throughout the season.

More concerts featuring pittsburgh composers February 7-9, 2014 Patrick Burke/Bomi Jang/ Mathew Rosenblum/ Reza Vali/Amy Williams: The Elements (World Premiere/PSO Commission) March 21 & 23, 2014 Nancy Galbraith: Euphonic Blues

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balada: symphony no. 6 “symphony of sorrows” (american premiere) Vincent Persichetti, and Aaron Copland and conducting with Igor Markevitch. Since 1970, he has been teaching at Carnegie Mellon LEONARDO University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where BALADA he is University Professor of Composition. Some of his best known works were written in a dramatic avant-garde style in the sixties (“Guernica,” “María Sabina,” “Steel Symphony,” “No-res”). He is credited with pioneering a blending of ethnic music with those avant-garde techniques later on, creating a very personal style starting with “Sinfonía en Negro-Homage to Martin Luther King”(1968) and “Homage to Casals and Sarasate”(1975). Balada has received several international awards. He also received an Academy Award Born in Barcelona, Spain, on September 22, from the American Academy of Arts and Letters 1933, he graduated from the “Conservatorio that “honors outstanding artistic achieveement del Liceu” of that city and the Juilliard School and acknowledges the composer who has in 1960. He studied composition with arrived at his or her own voice.” 32

Balada’s works are being performed by the world’s leading orchestras, such as the Philharmonics of New York, Los Angeles and Israel; the Philadelphia Orchestra; the Philharmonia Orchestra of London; the symphonies of Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Detroit, Dallas, Washington D.C., Milwaukee, Oregon, Prague, Düsseldorf, Barcelona, Sao Paulo and Mexico; the radio orchestras of Leipzig, Berlin, Berne, Madrid, Hanover, Moscow, Helsinki, Luxembourg, BBC (Manchester) and Jerusalem; the National Orchestras of Spain, Lyon, Toulouse, Marseille, Ireland, Colombia, and Peru, and conducted by artists like Lorin Maazel, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Fruhbeck de Burgos, López-Cobos, Lukas Foss, Mariss Jansons, J. Mester, Sergiu Comissiona and Sir Neville Marriner. He has been commissioned by many outstanding organizations in the United States and Europe, including the Aspen Festival; the San Diego Opera; Teatro Real of Madrid; the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Hartford Symphonies; National Endowment for the Arts; Benedum Center for the Performing Arts; the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra;The Millennium of Catalonia; Sociedad Estatal para el V Centenario; the National Orchestra of Spain; the Radio TV Orchestra of Madrid; the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and others. He has composed works for artists like Alicia de Larrocha, Lorin Maazel, Mariss Jansons, the American Brass Quintet, The Miro String Quartet, Andres Segovia, Narciso Yepes, Lucero Tena, Angel Romero, Eliot Fisk and Andres Cardenes and has collaborated with artists and writers like Salvador Dali and Nobel Prize winner Camilo Jose Cela.

guitar and flute—were selected by Amazon. com as one of the “10 Best recordings of 2001” for classic instrumental music and also won the prestigious Rosette award granted by Penguin Guide to Compact Discs. Balada’s large catalog of works includes, in addition to chamber and symphonic compositions, cantatas, two chamber operas and four full length operas: “Zapata,” “Christopher Columbus,” its sequel “Death of Columbus” and “Faust-bal.” “Christopher Columbus” was premiered in Barcelona in 1989 with José Carreras and Montserrat Caballe singing the leading roles and attracted international attention. The New York Times calls Balada’s contribution “a gift to his native Catalonia” while the Washington Times calls the work “a masterpiece…a landmark score in the lyric theater of our time.” “Christopher Columbus” and “Death of Columbus” have been release by Naxos Records.

A large number of his compositions are recorded on Deutsche Grammophone, Naxos, Albany and New World Records. Some of his recordings include “Steel Symphony” and “Music for Oboe and Orchestra” with the Pittsburgh Symphony conducted by Lorin Maazel, and the cantatas “No-res,” “Torquemada” and “Maria Sabina.” One of his CDs on Naxos— three concertos for piano, biography 2013-2014 season


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Joan M. Hurrell Dr. & Mrs. Robert W. Hyland Jr. George L. Illig Jr. Dr. & Mrs. Samuel A. Jacobs Lynne & Blair Jacobson David & Terry Jancisin Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Willcox Jenkins Dr. & Mrs. Edward W. Jew Jr. Dawn M. Johnson Joanne K. Johnson Tom & Wendy Jones in Honor of Chris Wu Greg & Ellen Jordan Barbara & Richard Kahlson Alice & Richard Kalla Daniel & Carole Kamin Julie & Jeffrey* Kant Mr. & Mrs. David N. Kaplan Dr. & Mrs. Peter D. Kaplan Mr. & Mrs. Michael J. Kara Martin & Donna Keane Flo & Bob Kenny Rhian Kenny Natalie W. Klein Ruth Ann & Eugene Klein Stuart L. & Ann K. Knoop Peggy C. Knott Ms. Marilyn Koch Ms. Dawn Kosanovich Madeline Kramer in Memory of Fred Kramer David Kremen Mr. & Mrs. A. Frederick Kroen Robert A. & Alice Kushner Dr.* & Mrs. Michael Kutsenkow Mr. Nicholas Kyriazi Betty Lamb Dr. & Mrs. Howard N. Lang Ronald & Lida Larsen Earl & Marilyn Latterman A. Lorraine Laux Marvin & Gerry Lebby Drs. Grace & Joon Lee Ms. Janet Lee & Mr. Matthew Rosengart Diana K. Lemley, M.D. & Paul L. Shay, M.D. Mr. David W. Lendt Robert W. Lenker Dr. Herbert & Barbara Levit Mrs. William E. Lewellen III Anne Lewis Philip & Leslie Liebscher 38

Robert & Janet Liljestrand Mr. & Mrs. Kurt L. Limbach Jim & Sandi Linaberger Ken & Hope Linge Lawrence & Jacqueline Lobl Mr. & Mrs.* Thomas J. Locke Margery J. Loevner Mark & Joan Lombardi Don & Hanne Lorch Mrs. Howard M. Love Eddie Lowy & Ricardo Cortés Ann Quinn Lyle Francis & Debbie Lynch James & Cheryl Lyne Daphne & John Lynn William & Helen Lyons Mrs. Guinevere R. Mabunay Pat & Don MacDonald William & Nora MacDonald Neil & Ruth MacKay Hank & June Mader Mrs. George J. Magovern Jr. John K. Maitland Louise & Michael Malakoff Mr. & Mrs. Robert Malnati Mr. & Mrs. William G. Malter Carl & Alexis Mancuso Drs. Ellen Mandel & Lawrence Weber Mr. & Mrs. Donald Marinelli Mars Family Charitable Foundation Mr. & Mrs. John Mary Helen F. Mathieson Dr. William Matlack & Leslie Crawford Matlack Karen Matthews Kenneth & Dr. Carol N. Maurer Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Maxwell Sidney McBride Dale & Dr. Marlene* McCall Mr. & Mrs. Jeremy McCamic Mr. & Mrs. Jon W. McCarter McCarthy Rail Insurance Managers, Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Charles E. McChesney Jonathan & Kathryn McClure Mary C. McCormick Paula & Bob McCracken Mrs. Samuel K. McCune Mary A. McDonough Keith McDuffie Kent & Martha McElhattan

Mary & R. Lee McFadden Carol Jean McKenzie Jean & John* McLaughlin Susan Lee Meadowcroft Mr. & Mrs. William P. Meehan Mr. & Mrs. William J. Mehaffey Barbara M. Meharey Mr. & Mrs. Richard P. Mellon Peter & Memi Melotti Barbara Sachnoff Mendlowitz In Memory of William C. Menges Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Merriman Robert & Elizabeth Mertz Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Roger F. Meyer Bridget & Scott Michael Dr. & Mrs. Donald B. Middleton Ms. Laurie Miller Mary Ellen Miller Robert & Miriam Miller Dr. & Mrs. Vincent P. Miller Jr. Mr. & Mrs. William H. Miller Frank C. & Judy L. Mindicino Catherine Missenda Paul & Connie Mockenhaupt Chuck & Karen Moellenberg Amy & Ira* M. Morgan Bill & Jane Morgan Mr. Gary Morrell Connie & Bruce* Morrison Dr. & Mrs.* William S. Morrison Frank & Brenda Moses Carol J. Mueller Theodor & Inge Mueller Michael & Cynthia Mullins Richard & Martha Munsch David & Joan Murdoch Mary & Jim Murdy Suzanne Murphy James & Marlee Myers Dr. & Mrs. Donald D. Naragon Dr. & Mrs. Dennis W. Nebel Dr. Nancy Z. Nelson Rev. Robert & Mrs. Suzanne Newpher Patricia K. Nichols Mr. & Mrs. David Nimick

Susan Noffke & Robert Wickesberg Dr. Sean Nolan Mark & Nikki Nordenberg Charles & Lois* Norton James & Lindsey Nova Heidi Novak Dr. & Mrs. Harry M. Null Maureen S. O’Brien Dr. Everett F. Oesterling & Mrs. Joyce Oesterling Dr. & Mrs. Kook Sang Oh Paul & Nancy O’Neill John Orndorff Jr. Dr. & Mrs. Richard A. Orr Dee Jay Oshry & Bart Rack John A. Osuch Sandy & Gene O’Sullivan Russell G. & Karen Overfield Doug & Suzanne Owen Dr. Paul M. Palevsky & Dr. Sharon R. Roseman Dr. & Mrs. A. H. Panahandeh Dr. Armand J. Panson Pamela & Ronald Pape Mr. & Mrs. William A. Partain Dr. Anthony William Pasculle John & Joan Pasteris Kenneth & Rose Patterson Mr. Richard Patterson Camilla B. Pearce Mr. & Mrs. Gerald F. Pellett Daniel M. Pennell Ms. Irina A. Peris Bill & Stella Perrine Dr. Jeffrey & Francesca Peters Judy Petty Mr. & Mrs. Harry A. Pfendler Jr. Ms. Dorothy Philipp Mr. & Mrs. Jon R. Piersol Edward & Mary Ellen Pisula Larry & Nancy Podey Mr. & Mrs. E. Kears Pollock Drs. Mary & Raymond Pontzer Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Porkolab David & Marilyn Posner Mrs. Mildred M. Posvar Shirley Pow Ann & Malvern Powell Mr. & Mrs. Mark R. Prus Mercedes & John Pryce Bob & Mary Jo Purvis Mrs. Jean Purvis

Liberty & Andrew Pyros Sandy Pysh & Rich Somplatsky Mr. & Mrs. C. J. Queenan Jr. Fran Quinlan Dr.* & Mrs. Donald H. Quint Ms. Barbara Rackoff Betty Radvak-Shovlin James D. & Carol L. Randolph Barbara M. Rankin Mr. Joseph J. Regna Jr. Eric & Frances Reichl Ms. Diana Reid Mr. & Mrs. John Renton Mr. & Mrs. Philip R. Roberts Mavis & Norman Robertson Edgar R. & Betty A. Robinson Mr. William M. Robinson Mr. & Mrs. James E. Rohr Mr. & Mrs. C. Arthur Rolander Mr. & Mrs. Howard M. Rom Janice G. Rosenberg Dr. Pinchas Rosenberg Shoshana & Jerry Rosenberg Mr. & Mrs. Byron W. Rosener III Mrs. Louisa Rosenthal Carol & Scott Rotruck Dr. & Mrs. Wilfred T. Rouleau Harvey & Lynn Rubin Mr. R. Douglas Rumbarger Mr. Robert Rupp Mr. Leo P. Russell Shirley & Murray Rust Mrs. John M. Sadler Tamiko Sampson Dr. & Mrs. Isamu Sando Dr. Carlos R. Santiago Mr. & Mrs. Ferd Sauereisen Sally & Keith Saylor Albert & Kathleen Schartner Christopher & Jennifer Scheib Ann & Bill Scherlis Mary Ann Schialabba Dr. Melvin & Catherine Schiff Mr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Schmitt Mr. & Mrs. George Schneider Shirley Schneirov Marvin & Fran Schreiber Ms. Carol Schuler

Bernie & Cookie Soldo Schultz Mr. & Mrs. Harry W. Schurr II Urban Schuster Mary Ann Scialabba Louise & Franco Sciannameo Robert J. & Sharon E. Sclabassi Barry & Celinda Scott George & Marcia Seeley Mr. & Mrs. David P. Segel Rebecca A. Seip Anne Selinger & Nyles Charon Dr. & Mrs. Harry E. Serene Michael Sexauer Aleen Mathews Shallberg & Richard Shallberg Mrs. Sue Shapera Richard F. Shaw & Linda W. Shaw Judith D. Shepherd Dr. Charles H. Shultz Marilyn G. Shure Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Shure Rhoda & Seymour* Sikov Constance Field Silipigni Lee & Myrna Silverman Marjorie K. Silverman Mr. Frank Simpkins Lois & Bill Singleton Dr. Carol Slomski Ms. Ann Slonaker Kathleen Opat Smith Wallace & Patricia Smith Bill & Patty Snodgrass Sandy & Mr. Edgar Snyder David Solosko & Sandra Kniess Fund Dr. & Mrs. Edward M. Sorr in support of music & wellness Drs. Horton C. & Jannene M. Southworth Samuel & Judith Spanos Henry Spinelli Janet H. Staab Mr. & Mrs. James C. Stalder Patricia D. Staley Gary & Charlene Stanich Shirley & Sidney Stark Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Stayer Bronna & Harold Steiman Mr. Frederick Steinberg Edward & Rebecca Stephan Jerry Stephens

Dr. & Mrs. Mervin S. Stewart Mr. & Mrs. Bernard P. Stoehr & Family In Memory of Miss Jean Alexander Moore Mona & E.J. Strassburger C. Dean Streator Mr. Su & Ms. Van Dusen Peter Sullivan Richard A. Sundra, in Loving Memory of Patricia Sundra Robert Swendsen & Roberta Klatzky Jan & Leslie Swensen Stu & Liz Symonds in Memory of Roger Sherman Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Szejko Carol L. Tasillo Mr. & Mrs. William H. Taylor Jr. Gordon & Catherine Telfer Mr. Paul Teplitz Mr. Doug Thomas Mr. & Mrs. Rollie G. Thomas Mary Lloyd & George Thompson Bob & Bette Thomson Gail & Jim Titus Denny & Colleen Travis Mr. & Mrs. Clifton C. Trees Rosalyn & Albert Treger Jane F. Treherne-Thomas Paul A. Trimmer Jeff & Melissa Tsai Eric & Barbara Udren Mary & Gerald Unger Diane & Dennis Unkovic Ms. Phyllis Vail Theresa Valeri Theo & Pia Van De Venne Suzan M. Vandertie Mr. & Mrs. Jerry E. Vest Dr. & Mrs. Carey T. Vinson III Cate & Jerry Vockley Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Vogel John & Linda Vuono Bill & Sue Wagner Judy Wagner & Mike LaRue Wagner Family Charitable Trust Suzanne & Richard Wagner C. Robert Walker Kevin & Jennifer Walker Mr. W.L. & Dr. B.H. Ward John & Lynn Warmus Tony & Pat Waterman

Marvin & Dot Wedeen Drs. John & Carla Weidman William C. Weil Cynthia & Dr. Michael Weisfield Norman & Marilyn Weizenbaum Mr. & Mrs. James P. Welch Jim & Jinny Welker Frank & Heide Wenzel Mrs. Louis A. Werbaneth Nancy Werner Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Westerberg Rebecca M. Wharton James Whitehead Dr. Philip M. Wildenhain & Dr. Sarah L. Wildenhain Dr. Bruce L. Wilder Ken & Trudie Wilkins Robert & Carole Williams Ruth Williams in honor of Anne M. Williams and her parents Mr. & Mrs. Miles C. Wilson James & Ramona Wingate Sheryl & Bruce Wolf Sidney & Tucky Wolfson Dr. & Mrs. D. Scott Wood Rufus J. Wysor* Dr. & Mrs. John A. Yauch Mark & Judy Yogman Marlene & John Yokim Alice L. Young Hugh D*. & Alice C. Young Dr. & Mrs. Richard E. Young Joan & Isaias Zelkowicz Mark C. Zemanick, M.D. Mr. & Mrs. Walter Ziatek The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra would like to thank the generous individuals whose gifts we cannot recognize due to space constraints. Please read their names on our website at Current as of Oct. 21, 2013

every gift is instrumental 2013-2014 season


foundations & public agencies Allegheny County Allegheny Regional Asset District The Almira Foundation Bessie F. Anathan Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Benjamin and Fannie Applestein Charitable Trust Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Meyer & Merle Berger Family Foundation, Inc. Allen H. Berkman and Selma W. Berkman Charitable Trust H. M. Bitner Charitable Trust Maxine and William Block Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Paul and Dina Block Foundation Henry C. Frick Educational Fund of The Buhl Foundation Jack Buncher Foundation Anne L. and George H. Clapp Charitable and Educational Trust Compton Family Foundation The Rose Y. and J. Samuel Cox Charitable Fund Jean Hartley Davis and Nancy Lane Davis Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Peter C. Dozzi Family Foundation Eden Hall Foundation Lillian Edwards Foundation Eichleay Foundation Jane M. Epstine Charitable Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Fair Oaks Foundation, Inc. Falk Foundation The Fine Foundation The Audrey Hillman Fisher Foundation, Inc. Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation Goldberg Family Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation The Grable Foundation Hansen Foundation The Heinz Endowments Elsie H. Hillman Foundation The Emma Clyde Hodge Memorial Fund May Emma Hoyt Foundation Milton G. Hulme Charitable Foundation Roy A. Hunt Foundation Eugene F. and Margaret Moltrup Jannuzi Foundation Roy F. Johns Jr. Family Foundation Edward D. and Opal C. Loughney Foundation Thomas Marshall Foundation Massey Charitable Trust Ruth Rankin McCullough Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation William V. and Catherine A. McKinney Charitable Foundation


The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Richard King Mellon Foundation Howard and Nell E. Miller Foundation Phyllis and Victor Mizel Charitable Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation National Endowment for the Arts New Music USA A.J. & Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust Parker Foundation The Lewis A. and Donna M. Patterson Charitable Foundation W. I. Patterson Charitable Foundation Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development Anna L. & Benjamin Perlow Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Pauline Pickens Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation The Pittsburgh Foundation Pittsburgh Symphony Association Norman C. Ray Trust The Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation The William Christopher & Mary Laughlin Robinson Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Ryan Memorial Foundation Salvitti Family Foundation Scaife Family Foundation James M. & Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation The Frank L. and Ruth R. Schwarz Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh The Mrs. William R. Scott Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation W.P. Snyder III Charitable Fund Alexander C. and Tillie S. Speyer Foundation Tippins Foundation Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust Rachel Mellon Walton Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Phillip H. and Betty L. Wimmer Family Foundation

Current as of Oct. 21, 2013

corporations (Includes corporate annual fund contributions and sponsorships) Business Leadership Association

Signature Circle $75,000 and above

The Frank E. Rath-Spang & Company Charitable Trust Hefren-Tillotson, Inc. Nordstrom Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc. Trumbull Corporation and P.J. Dick Incorporated

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) BNY Mellon EQT Corporation Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver Circle PNC $5,000 - $9,999 Bayer Healthcare R&I Diamond Circle Calgon Carbon $40,000 - $74,999 Corporation PPG Industries Foundation Chesapeake Energy Corporation Platinum Circle The Common Plea $20,000 - $39,999 Catering Inc. Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. Eat’n Park Restaurants Federal Home Loan Bank Ernst & Young LLP of Pittsburgh Farmers & Merchants Bank First National Bank of of Western PA Pennsylvania Heritage Valley Health First Niagara System Giant Eagle KPMG LLP H. J. Heinz Company Levin Furniture Foundation Morgan Stanley LANXESS Corporation Morton’s The Steakhouse Macy’s Foundation Mylan Pharmaceuticals MSA PwC Peoples Natural Gas Reed Smith LLP Triangle Tech Group Ruth’s Chris Steak House Trib Total Media Schreiber Industrial UPMC & UPMC Health Plan Development Co.

Gold Circle

Bronze Circle

$10,000 - $19,999

$2,500 - $4,999 A.C. Dellovade, Inc. AlphaGraphics in the Cultural District Bank of America Merrill Lynch Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Chesapeake Energy Corporation Deloitte Elite Coach Transportation Koppers Lighthouse Electric Company, Inc. Marsh USA Inc.

Anonymous American Eagle Outfitters American Environmental Services, Inc. Bayer USA Foundation Bobby Rahal Automotive Group Citigroup Delta Air Lines, Inc. Dollar Bank Fairmont Pittsburgh & Habitat Restaurant Federated Investors, Inc.

Mascaro Construction Company Mozart Management NexTier Bank Pittsburgh Corning Corporation Pittsburgh Valve & Fitting Co. Silhol Builders Supply Wampum Hardware Inc. WPXI-TV

Business Partners Pewter Level $1,000 - $2,499 Berner International Corp Big Burrito Restaurant Group ESB Bank First Commonwealth Bank Hughes Television Productions Income Research & Management Jennison Associates LLC Kerr Engineered Sales Company Lawrence County Tourist Promotion Agency The Jas H. Matthews Educational & Charitable Trust McKamish, Inc. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Nocito Enterprises, Inc. Rothman Gordon PC Sarris Candies, Inc. Scott Metals Inc. Six Penn Kitchen Stringert, Inc. Trebuchet Consulting LLC United Safety Services, Inc. Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh Woman’s Club of Upper Saint Clair

Bridges & Company, Inc. Cantor & Pounds Dental Associates Crawford Ellenbogen LLC Flaherty & O’Hara, P.C. Goehring, Rutter & Boehm Hamill Mfg. Co. Hertz Gateway Center, LP The Hite Company Hoffman Electric, Inc. Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman LLC John B. Conomos, Inc. K&I Sheet Metal, Inc. Lucas Systems, Inc. Marketing Support Network Metso Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP Attorneys at Law Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. Modany-Falcone, Inc. Neville Chemical Company Pzena Investment Management, LLC Steptoe & Johnson PLLC United Hospital Center Wagner Agency, Inc. Wells Fargo Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research, Inc. We would like to thank all corporations who contribute to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Please see our website at www. for a complete listing. Current as of Oct. 21, 2013

Partner Level $500 - $999

Allegheny Valley Bank Austrian American Cultural Society, Inc. every gift is instrumental 2013-2014 season


legacy of excellence legacy of excellence

In addition to income from the Annual Fund, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is dependent on a robust endowment to assure its financial stability. Gifts from Legacy of Excellence programs are directed to the endowment to provide for the PSO’s future. The Steinberg Society honors donors who have advised the PSO in writing that they have made a provision for the orchestra through their estate plans. Members of the Sid Kaplan Tribute program have made a planned gift to the endowment of $10,000 or more to commemorate a particular person or event. Endowed naming opportunities for guest artists, musicians’ chairs, concert series, educational programs or designated spaces allow donors to specify a name or tribute for 10 years, 20 years or in perpetuity. For additional information, call Jan Fleisher at 412.392.3320. steinberg society Anonymous (14) Siamak & Joan Adibi Rev. Drs. A. Gary & Judy Angleberger The Joan & Jerome* Apt Families Francis A. Balog Robert & Loretta Barone Scott J. Bell Dr. Elaine H. Berkowitz Benno & Constance Bernt Michael Bielski Drs. Barbara & Albert Biglan Thomas G. Black Barbara M. Brock Lois R. Brozenick Gladys B. Burstein Tom & Jackie Cain Judy & Michael Cheteyan Educational/Charitable Foundation Mr. & Mrs. David W. Christopher Mr. * & Mrs. Edward S. Churchill Mr. & Mrs. Eugene S. Cohen* Basil & Jayne Adair Cox In memory of Stuart William Discount Mr.* & Mrs. Thomas J. Donnelly Frank R. Dziama Steven G. & Beverlynn Elliott Emil & Ruth* Feldman Joan Feldman & William Adams 42

Mrs. Loti Gaffney Keith & Susan Garver Ken & Lillian Goldsmith Mr. & Mrs. Ira H. Gordon Anna R. Greenberg* Lorraine M. Gross* Elizabeth Anne Hardie Charles & Angela Hardwick Carolyn Heil Eric & Lizz Helmsen Ms. Judith Hess Mr. John H. Hill Mr. & Mrs. William C. Hurtt* Philo & Erika Holcomb Esther G. Jacovitz Patricia Prattis Jennings Mr.* & Mrs. Robert S. Kahn Leo and Marge Kane Lois S. Kaufman Stephen & Kimberly Keen Mr. Arthur J. Kerr Jr. Ms. Bernadette Kersting Dr. Laibe A.* & Sydelle Kessler Stanley & Margaret Leonard Frances F. Levin Edith H. Lipkind Doris L. Litman Penny Locke Edward D. Loughney* Lauren & Hampton Mallory Dr. Richard Martin in Memory of Mrs. Lori Martin* Dale & Dr. Marlene* McCall

J. Sherman & Suzanne S. McLaughlin George E. Meanor Ms. Jean L. Misner Catherine Missenda Dr. Mercedes C. Monjian Mr. & Mrs. Paul J. Mooney Perry* & BeeJee Morrison Mildred S. Myers & William C. Frederick Donn & Peggy Neal Dr. Nancy Z. Nelson Rose Noon* Rhonda & Dennis Norman Thaddeus A. Osial Jr. , M.D. Irene G. Otte* Mrs. Dorothy R. Rairigh* Barbara M. Rankin Richard E. Rauh Cheryl & James Redmond Mr. & Mrs. William E. Rinehart Donald & Sylvia Robinson Mr. & Mrs. David M. Roderick Mr.* & Mrs. William R. Roesch Charlotta Klein Ross Harvey and Lynn Rubin Mr. & Mrs. Gary L. Ryan Virginia Schatz Nancy Schepis Dr. Charles H. Shultz Michael Shefler Mr. & Mrs. Richard P. Simmons Dr. & Mrs. Leonard A. Stept Dr. Raymond & Karla Stept*

Mrs. Margaret Stouffer in Memory of Miss Jean Alexander Moore Tom & Jamee Todd Mr.* & Mrs. Gideon Toeplitz Mrs. Jane TreherneThomas Eva & Walter J. Vogel Mr. & Mrs. George L. Vosburgh Estate of John & Betty Weiland In memory of Isaac Serrins from Mr. and Mrs. Ira Weiss Brian Weller Mr. & Mrs. Raymond B. White James & Susanne Wilkinson Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Witmer Patricia L. Wurster Rufus J. Wysor* Naomi Yoran Miriam L. Young

the sid kaplan tribute program The Sid Kaplan Memorial Hallway given by David Kaplan in appreciation of generous gifts commemorating family and friends In Honor of Dr. Raymond Stept from his loving family In Honor of Mariss & Irina Jansons and friendship from Dr. Laibe* & Sydelle Kessler Honoring my dear friend, Marvin Hamlisch, from Mina Kulber In Loving Memory of Martin Smith, PSO Horn, 19802005, from his siblings Todd Smith, Judy Dupont, & Susan Noble Endowed Chairs Principal Horn Chair, given by an Anonymous Donor First Violin Chair, given by Allen H. Berkman in memory of his beloved wife, Selma Wiener Berkman Michael & Carol Bleier Horn Chair given in memory of our parents, Tina & Charles Bleier and Ruth & Shelley Stein Jane & Rae Burton Cello Chair Cynthia S. Calhoun Principal Viola Chair Virginia Campbell Principal Harp Chair Ron & Dorothy Chutz First Violin Chair Johannes & Mona L. Coetzee Memorial Principal English Horn Chair George & Eileen Dorman Assistant Principal Cello Chair Albert H. Eckert Associate Principal Percussion Chair Beverlynn & Steven Elliott Associate Concertmaster Chair

Jean & Sigo Falk Principal Librarian Chair Endowed Principal Piccolo Chair, given to honor Frank and Loti Gaffney William & Sarah Galbraith Second Violin Chair The Estate of Olga T. Gazalie First Violin Chair Ira & Nanette Gordon – The Gracky Fund for Education & Community Engagement Susan S. Greer Memorial Trumpet Chair, given by Peter Greer William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Vira I. Heinz Music Director Chair Principal Pops Conductor Chair Endowed by Henry & Elsie Hillman Tom & Dona Hotopp Principal Bass Chair Milton G. Hulme Jr. Guest Conductor Chair given by Mine Safety Appliances Company Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin F. Jones III, Principal Keyboard Chair Virginia Kaufman Resident Conductor Chair, Lawrence Loh Stephen & Kimberly Keen Bass Chair G. Christian Lantzsch & Duquesne Light Company Principal Second Violin Chair Mr. & Mrs. William Genge and Mr. & Mrs. James E. Lee Principal Bassoon Chair Nancy & Jeffery Leininger First Violin Chair Edward D. Loughney CoPrincipal Trumpet Fiddlesticks Family Concert Series Endowed by Gerald & Audrey McGinnis Honoring The Center for Young Musicians Mr. & Mrs. Martin G. McGuinn Cello Chair

Dr. William Larimer Mellon Jr. Principal Oboe Chair, given by Rachel Mellon Walton Messiah Concerts Endowed by the Howard and Nell E. Miller Chair Donald I. & Janet Moritz and Equitable Resources, Inc. Associate Principal Cello Chair The Perry & BeeJee Morrison String Instrument Loan Fund The Morrison Family Associate Principal Second Violin Chair Jackman Pfouts Principal Flute Chair, given in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Jackman by Barbara Jackman Pfouts Pittsburgh Symphony Association Principal Cello Chair Reed Smith Horn Chair honoring Tom Todd Mr. & Mrs. William E. Rinehart Oboe Chair Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation Guest Conductor Chair Martha Brooks Robinson Principal Trumpet Chair Mr. & Mrs. Aaron Silberman Principal Clarinet Chair Mr. and Mrs. Willard J. Tillotson Jr. Viola Chair Tom & Jamee Todd Principal Trombone Chair United States Steel Corporation Assistant Principal Bass Chair Rachel Mellon Walton Concertmaster Chair, given by Mr. & Mrs. Richard Mellon Scaife Jacquelin Wechsler Horn Chair given in memory of Irving (Buddy) Wechsler Barbara Weldon Principal Timpani Chair Hilda M. Willis Foundation Flute Chair Thomas H. & Frances Witmer Assistant Principal Horn Chair Current as of Oct. 21, 2013 *deceased every gift is instrumental 2013-2014 season


commitment to excellence The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is grateful to our Commitment to Excellence Campaign donors and is pleased to acknowledge the following members of our donor family who have made gifts of $1,000 or more to the Commitment to Excellence Campaign. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy; however, if you are not listed correctly, please call 412.392.2887. Lillian Edwards Foundation Esmark Mr. & Mrs. Ira H. Gordon Drue Heinz Trust Tom & Dona Hotopp G. Christian Lantszch* Mr. & Mrs. Thomas McConomy Steve & Brenda Schlotterbeck Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Usher Jon & Carol Walton Helge & Erika Wehmeier Thomas H. & Frances M. Witmer

Rick & Laurie Johnson Nancy & Jeff Leininger Edward D. Loughney* The Estate of Beatrice Malseed Mr. & Mrs. Martin G. McGuinn Perry* & BeeJee Morrison Rachel Mellon Walton Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation Mr. & Mrs. William E. Rinehart Bill* & Carol Tillotson United States Steel Corporation The Estate of Donald F. Wahl Samuel & Carrie Arnold $100,000-$249,999 Weinhaus Fund Anonymous (4) James & Susanne Wendy & David Barensfeld Wilkinson in memory of Dr. Robert Hilda M. Willis Foundation E. Herlands Kathryn & Michael Bryson $500,000-$999,999 Rae & Jane Burton $50,000-$99,999 Anonymous (1) Mr. & Mrs. Joseph L. Benno & Constance Bernt Calihan Dollar Bank Michael & Carol Bleier The Estate of Johannes Roy & Susan Dorrance Sidney & Sylvia Busis Coetzee Mr. & Mrs.* J. Robert Ann & Frank Cahouet Randi & L.Van V. Dauler, Maxwell Jr., Emma Clyde Hodge Ron & Dorothy Chutz Catharine M. Ryan & John Memorial Fund Basil & Jayne Adair Cox T. Ryan III EQT Corporation Estate of Olga T. Gazalie Tom & Jamee Todd Falk Foundation & Sigo & Marvin* & Terre Hamlisch Jean Falk Estate of Eleanor Hurtt Mr. & Mrs. Henry J. Gailliot Estate of Florence M. Jacob $250,000-$499,999 Goldman Sachs Gives Robert W. & Elizabeth C. Allegheny Technologies Ira & Anita Gumberg Kampmeinert Incorporated Hansen Foundation Devin & Shannon Claude Worthington McGranahan William Randolph Hearst Benedum Foundation Foundation A. W. Mellon Foundation Jim & Carolyn Bouchard Hefren-Tillotson James & Joan Moore Edward S.* & Jo-Ann M. H.J Heinz Company Churchill Donald I. & Janet Moritz Foundation Mr. & Mrs. J. Christopher Mildred S. Myers & William Barbara Jeremiah Donahue C. Frederick $1,000,000+

Anonymous (1) Michele & Pat Atkins BNY Mellon The Buncher Family Foundation Eden Hall Foundation Beverlynn & Steven Elliott The Giant Eagle Foundation The Heinz Endowments Elsie & Henry Hillman The Estate of Virginia Kaufman The Richard King Mellon Foundation PNC R.P. Simmons Family Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Arthur & Barbara Weldon


Elliott S. Oshry Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Reed Smith LLP Abby & Reid Ruttenberg John P. & Elizabeth L. Surma Jill & Craig Tillotson Jacquelin G. Wechsler


Anonymous (1) Alan L. & Barbara B. Ackerman Astorino Larry & Tracy Brockway Robert C. Denove The Estate of Joan Dillon Pamela R. & Kenneth B. Dunn Martin & Lisa Earle Eichleay Foundation Ernst & Young LLP Nancy Goeres & Michael Rusinek Ms. Anna Greenberg* Stephen & Kimberly Keen Mrs. H.J. Levin Michael Baker Corporation Betty & Granger Morgan The Pittsburgh Foundation The Estate of Dorothy Rairigh Mr. & Mrs. Frank Brooks Robinson Mr. & Mrs. William F. Roemer Stan & Carole Russell Karen Scansaroli James M. & Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation Schreiber Industrial Development Co.

Alicia & Victoria McGinnis Sam Michaels Mary Ellen Miller Maureen S. O’Brien Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. O’Brien Orbital Engineering Dr. Thaddeus A. Osial Jr. & Linda Shooer Osial $10,000-$24,999 Robert & Lillian Panagulias Anonymous (1) Mr. & Mrs. John R. Price William & Frances Aloe Deborah Rice Charitable Foundation James W. & Erin M. Rimmel AlphaGraphics in the Cultural District Judy & Stanley Ruskin The Louis & Sandra Snyder Charitable Berkman Foundation Foundation Michael E. Bielski Max & Tiffany Starks Estate of Ruth M. Binkley Estate of Audrey I. Stauffer Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Booker Elizabeth Burnett & Lawrence Tamburri Andrés Cárdenes & Monique Mead The Estate of Richard C. Tobias James C. Chaplin Jan & Anthony Tomasello Virginia K. Cicero The Chester A. Davies Trust Edward L. & Margaret Vogel The Estate of Jane I. Mrs. Evette Wivagg Johnson Rachel W. Wymard Ruth Feldman* & Emil Feldman Seldon & Susan* Whitaker First National Bank of Pennsylvania FRG Group $5,000-$9,999 Elizabeth H. Genter Jim & Jane Barthen David & Nancy Green Scott Bell Caryl & Irving Halpern Betsy Bossong David G. Hammer Allan J. & Clementine K. The Walt Harper Memorial Brodsky Fund Roger* & Judy Clough W.S. & Linda J. Hart Estelle Comay & Bruce Highmark Blue Cross Blue Rabin Shield Philip J. & Sherry S. Karen & Thomas Hoffman Dieringer Ms. Seima Horvitz Mr. & Mrs. David Mark Huggins & Bonnie Ehrenwerth Siefers Mr. Ian Fagelson David & Melissa Iwinski Farmers & Merchants Bank Eric & Valerie Johnson Of Western PA Greg & Ellen Jordan Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence Ferlan Rhian Kenny Mr. & Mrs. Ronald E. Gebhardt Judith & Lester* Lave Mr. & Mrs. Frank Grebowski Carolyn Maue & Bryan Hunt Gail & Gregory Harbaugh Douglas B. McAdams Mr. & Mrs. James E. Steen Milton & Nancy Washington Harvey & Florence Zeve Dr. & Mrs. Merrill F. Wymer Estate of Rufus J. Wysor

Mr. & Mrs.* Charles H. Harff Eric & Lizz Helmsen Richard & Alice Kalla Jack & Virginia Kerr Douglas W. Kinzey Cliff & Simi Kress Betty L. Lamb Jeanne R. Manders* Scott & Bridget Michael Mr. & Mrs. Stuart M. Miller Robert Moir & Jennifer Cowles Mary & Jim Murdy Mr. & Mrs. Hale Oliver Mr. & Mrs. Michael B. Pollack Tor Richter in memory of Tibbie Richter Marcie Solomon & Nathan Goldblatt Estate of Karla Stept Dr. & Mrs. Leonard Stept Dick & Thea Stover Becky & Herb Torbin Jane F. Treherne-Thomas Estate of John & Betty Weiland Dr. Michael J. White & Mr. Richard L. LeBeau Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Wright Robert P. Zinn & Dr. Darlene Berkovitz

Yu-Ling & Gregg Behr Patti & Sandy Berman Georgia Berner Ms. Mary Biagini Drs. Barbara & Albert Biglan Mr. Stuart Bloch Paul E. Block Marian & Bruce Block Nadine E. Bognar Jim & Debbie Boughner Mr. & Mrs. David A. Brownlee Lois R. Brozenick Howard & Marilyn Bruschi Doug Burns Burrell Group, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Cameron Mr. & Mrs. Brian & Shannon Capellupo Dr. Rebecca Caserio Gloria R. Clark Mr. Ray Clover Dr. Richard L. & Sally B. Cohen Sherri Cohen Bill & Cynthia Cooley Stacy Corcoran Rose & Vincent Crisanti Patricia Criticos Donna Dierken Dado Ada & Stanford* Davis Dr. & Mrs. Gregory G. Dell’Omo Valerie DiCarlo $1,000-$4,999 June & Barry Dietrich Anonymous (8) Lisa Donnermeyer Mr. & Mrs. John Crile Susie & George Dull Allen Sr. Mr. Frank R. Dziama Mr. Thomas L. Allen John & Gertrude David & Andrea Aloe Echement Joan & Jerome* Apt & Thomas J. Emmerling Family Francis & Gene Fairman III Michele & Pat Atkins In Honor of Ruth Feldman* Ms. Linda M. DeArment & Emil Feldman John H. Ashton Mrs. Orlie S. Ferretti Dr. & Mrs. Alan A. Axelson Chris Fette & Mary Leach Kathleen & Joseph Baird Fette Richard C. Barney Jan Fleisher Robert W. & Janet W. Baum Mr. & Mrs. Joseph U. Frye Philip & Melinda Beard every gift is instrumental 2013-2014 season


Friends & Family of Stanford P. Davis Bruce & Ann Gabler Dr. R. Kent Galey & Dr. Karen Roche Gamma Investment Corporation Kathleen Gavigan & William B. Dixon Mr. & Mrs. James Genstein Bernard Goldstein, M.D. & Russellyn Carruth Thomas W. Golightly & Rev. Dr. Carolyn J. Jones Mr. & Mrs. Thomas C. Graham John F. Gray Estate of Lorraine Gross Mr. & Mrs. Frank T. Guadagnino Mrs. Ellen Hagerty Kristine Haig & John Sonnenday Deirdre & Brian Henry Carol E. Higgins Adam & Allison Hill Kelvin Hill Mr. Carlyle Hoch Esther & Terry Horne Mr. & Mrs. Thomas O. Hornstein David & Mary Hughes Hyman Family Foundation Mary Lee & Joe Irwin Vincent J. Jacob Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Jacobs Jr. Maureen Jeffrey Trust Susan & Wyatt Jenny Mr. & Mrs. Wilbur S. Jones Daniel G. & Carole L. Kamin Leo & Marge Kane Joan M. Kaplan Mr. Navroz J. Karkaria Judge William Kenworthy & Mrs. Lucille Kenworthy Jan & Guari Kiefer Aleta J. & Paul King Karen & Margaret Klimczyk Carly, Catherine & Kim Koza 46

Elaine & Carl Krasik In Memory of Jack Larouere Mike LaRue & Judy Wagner A. Lorraine Laux Mr. & Mrs. Frederick C. Leech John Lenkey III Dr. Joseph & AnnaMae Lenkey Frances F. Levin Ken & Hope Linge Tom & Gail Litwiler E.D. Loughney Neil & Ruth MacKay MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni, Inc. Mary Lou & Ted N. Magee Andrea & Glenn R. Mahone Carl & Alexis Mancuso Mr.* & Mrs. Perry Manypenny In Memory of Elizabeth & Leonard Martin James C. & Jennifer L. Martin Dave & Kathy Maskalick Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Massaro Jr. Mr. Samuel A. McClung Mr. & Mrs. Water T. McGough Jr. George & Bonnie Meanor Marilyn & Allan Meltzer Merrills Family Burl J. F. Moone III Arthur J. Murphy Jr. Terrence H. Murphy Mr. & Mrs. Perry Napolitano Donn & Peggy Neal Dr. & Mrs. Harry M. Null Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Nussbaum Sandy & Gene O’Sullivan Roger & Sarah Parker John & Joan Pasteris Richard E. & Alice S. Patton Camilla B. Pearce & Dan Gee* Joseph & Suzanne Perrino

Kears & Karen Pollock Ms. Mary Alice Price Symphony East Barbara Rackoff Bruce S. Reopolos* Rhoades-Carraro Family Don & Jenny Rhoten Mr. & Mrs. Philip R. Roberts Betty & Edgar R. Robinson Mr. William M. Robinson Bruce & Susan Robison Dr. Lee A. & Rosalind* Rosenblum Charlotta Klein Ross Joseph Rounds Millie & Gary Ryan Gail Ryave & Family Williams Saunders & Elizabeth Casman Mary Sedigas Mrs. Virginia W. Schatz Allyn R. Shaw, William M. Shaw III & Family, Susan Wambold Michael Shefler Mr. & Mrs. Raymond V. Shepherd Jr. Dr. Ralph T. Shuey & Rebecca L. Carlin Paul & Linda Silver Laurie & Paul Singer Lois & Bill Singleton Marjorie A. Snyder Martin Staniland & Alberta Sbragia Shirley & Sidney Stark Jr. Sarah & Thomas St. Clair William H. Steele Jeff & Linda Stengel Stringert, Inc. Peter Sullivan Mr. & Mrs. Frank Talenfeld Mr. & Mrs. Llewellyn C. Thomas III Dorothea & Gerald* Thompson Mrs. Rollie G. Thomas Ruth (Krysik) Thon Dennis L. Travis & Colleen Bryne Travis Jeff & Melissa Tsai

Drs. Ben Van Houten & Victoria Woshner Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Vogel John & Linda Vuono Lois Weaver Scott & Stacy Weber Marvin & Dot Wedeen Jodi & Andrew Weisfield James R. Whitehead Sandra D. Williamson Jim* & Mary Jo Winokur Mr. & Mrs. Richard Zahren Simone J. Ziegler Dorothea K. Zikos Current as of Oct. 21, 2013 *deceased

special named gifts BNY Mellon ........................................................................... Recordings & Electronic Media and Artistic Excellence Programs Benno & Constance Bernt.......................................................................................................................................Stage Right Door Jim & Carolyn Bouchard, Esmark, Inc. ........................................................................................................... Schooltime Concerts Rae & Jane Burton........................................................................................................................................................Garden Bench Basil & Jayne Adair Cox................................................................................................................................................Garden Bench Randi & L. Van V. Dauler, Jr. ............................................................................................. Mozart Room Elevator & Garden Bench William S. Dietrich II*.................................................................................................Endowment for PSO Educational Programs Dollar Bank................................................................................................................................ Community Engagement Concerts Mr. & Mrs. J. Christopher Donahue.....................................................................................................................Music for the Spirit Roy & Susan Dorrance ......................................................................................................................................Music for the Spirit EQT Corporation.............................................................................................................Community Engagement & EQT Student . Side-By -Side Program Mr. & Mrs. Henry J. Gailliot......................................................................................................................Grand Piano, Paris Festival Goldman Sachs Gives .......................................................................................................... Community Engagement Concerts Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield ....................................................................................................Music and Wellness Program Elsie & Henry Hillman.......................................................................................................... The Henry L. Hillman Endowment for International Performances Ms. Seima Horvitz.........................................................................................................................................................Garden Bench David & Melissa Iwinski..............................................................................................................................................Stage Left Door Lillian Edwards Foundation............................................................................................................................Heartstrings Program Mr. & Mrs.* J. Robert Maxwell .............................................................................................................President and CEO’s Office Pittsburgh Post-Gazette................................................................................................................. Grand Tier Door - Right Center PNC........................................................................................................................................................... PNC Walkway at Heinz Hall and PNC Tiny Tots Mr. & Mrs. William E. Rinehart ...................................................................................................................................... Grand Piano Mr. & Mrs. William F. Roemer........................................................................................................................................Garden Bench Catharine M. Ryan & John T. Ryan III ...............................................................................................................Music for the Spirit Alece & David Schreiber...............................................................................................................................................Garden Bench Harvey & Florence Zeve ............................................................................................................................................Garden Bench *deceased

every gift is instrumental 2013-2014 season


Heinz Hall Information

box Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m; Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Weekend hours vary based on performance times. Tickets may be purchased by calling 412.392.4900 and are also available at the Theater Square Box Office.

groups can receive discounted tickets, priority seats, personalized service and free reception space. For more information, call 412.392.4819 or visit our website at for information.

Latecomer’s Gallery is located behind the Main Floor to enjoy the performance until you children are encouraged to attend our youth concerts and Fid- can be seated. Latecomers will be dlesticks Family Concerts. Children seated at suitable intervals during the program, at the discretion of age six and over, are welcome at all performances with a purchased the conductor. The gallery is also ticket. The Latecomer’s Gallery and available for parents with restless children. lobby video monitors are always options for restless children. lockers are located on the Coat Check is available in the Grand Lobby or in the Dorothy Porter Simmons Family Regency Room on the lower level.

Concierge Service is available in the Entrance Lobby to assist with your questions and to help with dining, hotel, entertainment and transportation concerns. [Penny Vennare, Event Supervisor; Ron Ogrodowski, Concierge.] dress code for all concerts is at your personal discretion and ranges from dress and business attire to casual wear. Elevator is located next to the Grand Staircase. Emergency calls can be referred to the concierge desk at 412.392.2880. Fire Exits are to be used ONLY in case of an emergency. If the fire alarm is activated, follow the direction of Heinz Hall ushers and staff to safely evacuate the theater.


Photography, video, or audio recording of the performance is strictly prohibited at all times. Pre-paid parking is available to all ticketholders in the Sixth & Penn garage across from Heinz Hall. Ask about prepaid parking when you order your tickets. Refreshment Bars are located in the Garden and Overlook rooms and in the Grand Tier Lounge. Intermission beverages may be ordered prior to performances. Water cups are available in the restrooms.

Restrooms are located on the Lower, Grand Tier, Gallery levels, Lower, Grand Tier and Gallery levels. and off the Garden and Overlook rooms; a wheelchair-accessible Lost and Found items restroom is on the Main Floor. can be retrieved by calling 412.392.4844 on weekdays from Smoking is not permitted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Heinz Hall. The garden is accesMobile devices should be turned off and put away upon entering the theater.

The Mozart Room is available for a grand dining experience catered by The Common Plea, just seconds away from your seats. For reservations: 412.392.4879 or

sible during performances for this purpose.

supporting the PSO is critical to the financial future of the PSO. Ticket sales only cover a portion of our operating costs. To make a tax-deductible gift, please contact our Development department at 412.392.4880 or visit us online at

Performance is all about hitting the right notes.

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PSO BNY Mellon Grand Classic | November 1-3 & 8-10, 2013  
PSO BNY Mellon Grand Classic | November 1-3 & 8-10, 2013  

PSO BNY Mellon Grand Classic | November 1-3 & 8-10, 2013