2023-2024 Season

BNY Mellon Grand Classics

This 2023-2024 season, you will experience concerts that focus on what makes the Pittsburgh Symphony an orchestra of the present.

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Subscriptions to fit your taste

Explore subscription options below by choosing a package that works for you! PSO subscriptions are extremely flexible, so you can exchange your tickets for any other concert within your series by simply contacting your Patron Services Representative.

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Season Themes

Every BNY Mellon Grand Classics season is intentionally crafted to showcase art with meaning and purpose for our community. Enjoy these three themes running throughout the course of the 2023-2024 season.



New Perspectives


Be the first in Pittsburgh to see and hear orchestral music’s most imaginative creators. Come and enjoy the latest wave of creativity. Ten inspiring virtuosos debut on the Heinz Hall stage, including violinist Randall Goosby, cellist Pablo Ferrández and Van Cliburn winner pianist Yunchan Lim. Experience new works that illuminate the voices of today and inspire our future with four world premieres and 12 Pittsburgh premieres, featuring composers Boris Pigovat, Katie Balch, Samy Moussa, Michael Daugherty and Wynton Marsalis.


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Thanksgiving with the Symphony  •   Dvořák’s 7th Symphony  •   Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto  •   Schumann & Beethoven  •   Moussa & Bruckner  •   Mahler’s 5th Symphony  •   Fifteen & Firebird  •   Gerswhin & Marsalis



Once Upon a Time


Experience the adventure of epic storytelling that begins with the first note. Join us for musical journeys inspired by some of the greatest and most imaginative stories of all time. Be swept away by fantastic fairy tales in Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Stravinsky’s Firebird. Musical masters gain inspiration from brilliant poets in these unforgettable programs: Liszt and Dante in Dante Symphony; Tchaikovsky and Lord Byron in Manfred Symphony; and Prokofiev and Shakespeare in Romeo & Juliet.


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Dukas & Tchaikovsky   •   Fifteen & Firebird  •   Liszt’s Dante Symphony  •   Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet



Women in Focus


Journey with us as we celebrate groundbreaking female artists and composers from around the world. The star-studded season includes the return of renowned soprano Renée Fleming, violinists Hilary Hahn and Nicola Benedetti, and the exciting debuts of conductor Dalia Stasevska and soprano Elena Villalón. You won’t want to miss our own Principal Oboe Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida taking center stage, and innovative compositions by Gabriela Ortiz, Jessie Montgomery and Pittsburgh-based composer Nancy Galbraith.


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Hilary Hahn Plays Carmen Fantasy  •   Gerswhin & Marsalis  •   Bernstein’s Serenade  •   Brahms’ Requiem  •   Mahler’s 5th Symphony  •   Opening Weekend   •   Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet