Download the program for the October 6, 2021 performance by the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
AUDITIONS ARE NOW CLOSED: Thanks to all who auditioned!
Our students and faculty worked extremely hard all semester in circumstances that could not have been more challenging to the process of making music, but somehow they managed to produce a wide variety of inspiring performances. We are sure you will enjoy this collection if their recent work.
Roger Zahab leads Pitt's Symphony Orchestra in this virtual performance of Judtih Weir's Sinfonia Comatica.
Students from all over the University participate in musical activities and performances, and are often joined in the ensembles by faculty and members of the community at large. Find out how to join the different music department ensembles below.
The orchestra performs John Cage's Living Room Music, Fred Ho’s When the Real Dragons Fly! for bari sax and orchestra with soloist Ben Barson, and Mahler’s Symphony no. 5 (movements 1, 2 and 3).
Pitt's orchestra performs Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto, featuring student soloist Clement Ekaputra, and Antonin Dvorak's Serenade for strings in E major, op 22. Codee Spinner takes the podium to conduct Julia Perry's Symphony in one movement for violas and string basses.
Pitt's Symphony Orchestra performs a new work by Daniel S. Godfrey for clarinet and orchestra. The composition is in memory of Roger Hendrix and features faculty soloist Mary Beth Malek. The orchestra closes out the program with Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet and Johannes Brahms's Symphony no. 4.