PSO Musicians Grow Deep Roots

Two PSO musicians plant roots in the Pittsburgh community by Susanne Park For PSO bassist John Moore and bassoonist David Sogg, trees are especially important. As players of two of …

Musicians of the PSO in Vietnam

By John Moore, PSO Bassist   The country of Vietnam is experiencing an economic transformation and optimism infuses every aspect of life, including classical music. Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra violinist Zhan ...

Rust Never Sleeps

By Jack Howell   One could be forgiven for thinking that it is easy. When Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Horn Bill Caballero picks an impossibly pure, liquid tone out of thin ...

If Everyone Was Listening

by Jack Howell What makes a symphony orchestra great? The obvious answer would be, “How well it plays. Duh.” Well, yes, but according to whom? Many years ago, I was …

Tales From The Lounge

Zoltan Kodaly By Ron Samuels   Zoltán Kodály’s Dances of Galanta is an orchestral tour de force. Its dynamism and virtuosity are a thrill for orchestras to play and audiences …

Drawn to Pittsburgh: George Vosburgh

Gorge Vosburgh Position: Principal Trumpet Joined the PSO in 1992 Previous positions: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 2nd trumpet; Rochester Symphony Orchestra   Principal Trumpet George Vosburgh began his career at age ...

The Bouquet Goes To: Cheryl Redmond

Cheryl Redmond has been involved with the Pittsburgh Symphony Association since 2009 and its affiliate Pittsburgh Symphony North since 1999, and is the driving force behind a new PSN fundraiser, ...