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 …