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Honeck, Rossini & Strauss

Honeck, Rossini & Strauss

Honeck, Rossini & Strauss

Honeck, Rossini & Strauss

Fri, May 31 - Sun, Jun 2, 2013
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
  • Heinz Hall
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Manfred Honeck, conductor


Gioachino Rossini: Overture to Guillaume Tell   
Joseph Haydn:

Symphony No. 93 in D major

Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben  

About This Performance

The concert opens with Rossini’s exciting William Tell Overture, most famously used as the theme music for the Lone Ranger radio and television shows.  Symphony No. 93 is the first of twelve “London symphonies” composed by Haydn and even showcases the composer’s humor. Music Director Manfred Honeck presents Strauss’ tone poem Ein Heldenleben, a musical story of “The Hero’s Life.”  In this six-movement work, Strauss depicts the journey of a hero from the battle to finding peace.

Manfred Honeck will lead the Concert Prelude.  Click here to learn more about Concert Preludes.

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