University of Pittsburgh

University Orchestra

April 17, 2013 - 8:00pm

Roger Zahab leads the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Gustav Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 1. The program will also feature new works by composition students Stephanie Kay Mangold, Yingzhen Han, and Forrest Guilfoile.

March 6, 2013 - 8:00pm

The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's program will include Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony (Aaron Brooks, conducting), Stravinsky's Octet for Wind Instruments, and Department of Music alum Wyatt True as violin soloist on Roger Zahab's vioentelechron.

February 6, 2013 - 8:00pm

The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays Bach, Wintory, and Stravinsky.

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto IV, BWV 1049 – Wil Snead, solo violin; Ellen Romich & Rebecca Young, flutes
Austin Wintory: Woven Variations – Eric Gratta, solo cello
Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Harry Jamison is a man of many talents. Jamison, a senior, is majoring in music and math and minoring in physics. That would be more than enough to turn the typical college student into a nervous wreck, but on top of that, he is performing Rachmaninoff’s monstrously difficult second piano concerto with the University Orchestra on November 7.

December 5, 2012 - 8:00pm

Updated program: The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs J.S.Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G, Alberto García Demestres' Genuine Smiles, John Cage's Twenty-three, and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony.

November 7, 2012 - 8:00pm

The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will feature music major Harry Jamison performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2. for its November 7 concert.

October 3, 2012 - 8:00pm

The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Roger Zahab, will perform Dvorak’s 7th Symphony and two works by Hector Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict Overture and Reverie et Caprice. Reverie et Caprice will feature violin soloist Olivia Jackson, a sophomore bioengineering student at Pitt.

May 27, 2012 - 5:30pm

Chhandayan Center for Indian Music presents, in association with University of Pittsburgh will present an Evening of Indian Classical Vocal Music with Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty. He will be accompanied by Sandip Ghosh, tabla; Gourab Chatterjee, harmonium; Brajeswar Mukherjee, vocal. Pitt tabla instructor Samir Chatterjee curated this event.

Music at Pitt is starting November off in a big way and local media have taken notice. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published previews of the Jazz Seminar and Concert and Sweeney Todd, while the City Paper conducted extensive interviews with Jan and Amy Williams in anticipation of the Morton Feldman Symposium and Mini-Festival.

Congratulations to the cast and orchestra!

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