University of Pittsburgh

University Orchestra

April 18, 2012 - 8:00pm

Pitt's Orchestra performs

Ludwig van Beethoven's Egmont Overture - Jonghee Kang, conductor
Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto for 2 celli in g minor - Isabela Negrin and Eric Gratta, soloists
Jonghee Kang's Will you take me home (When the Spring Wind Blows)?
Antonin Dvorak's Symphony no. 7 in d minor, op. 70
Roger Zahab, conductor

March 21, 2012 - 8:00pm

Updated: Roger Zahab leads the orchestra in Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Robert Ward's Dialogues, a Triple Concerto
Jen Hess, violin; Eric Gratta, cello; and Harry Jamison, piano
Eric Moe's Sonatuna for clarinet and string quartet

February 8, 2012 - 8:00pm

Pitt's Orchestra performs Brahms, Schultz, and Holst.

November 13, 2011 (All day)

The Theatre Arts Department's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleeet Street will feature Pitt's Symphony Orchestra in the pit under the direction of Roger Zahab, and Glee Club director Richard Teaster as Sweeney.

December 7, 2011 - 8:00pm

The program for the final UPSO concert of 2011 includes Antonin Dvorak's Slavonic Dance, op. 46 no. 1 – Jonghee Kang, conducting; Tison Street's Fantasia for 6 cellos; J.S.

October 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

Pitt's Symphony Orchestra performs David Mahler's Three Pieces after Charles Ives and Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony no. 6 – Pastoral.

April 13, 2011 - 8:00pm

The University of Pittsburgh's Symphony Orchestra performs Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.

March 2, 2011 - 8:00pm

Roger Zahab leads The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Joan Tower's Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman no. 5, Eric Benjamin's Rhapsody on an Astral Theme, Amy Williams' Pulse Stream, and Rimsky Korsakov's Sheherezade.

February 2, 2011 - 8:00pm

Performing Saint-Saëns’ Concerto in b minor, soloist Rebecca Theophanous, and Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun.

Roger Zahab will lead members of the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Music on the Edge Ensemble in a special performance at The Andy Warhol Museum as part of the two-day symposium Further Thoughts on Twisted Pair. The Symposium is the closing event in the Warhol’s exhibit comparing the works of Andy Warhol and Marcel Duchamp and takes place on September 10 and 11th at the Warhol. Members of the orchestra and the MOTE Ensemble will perform at various locations in the museum on Saturday, September 11 beginning at 8 p.m.

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