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It's A Child's Dream of Toys on the Pittsburgh Symphony, 12/26 @ 8pm

Children dreaming of toys, frontispiece of A Christmas Tree Fairy, pub. 1886 (colour litho) by Mack, Lizzie (nee Lawson) (1867-fl.1880-1902)

Composer Vivian Fung's A Child's Dream of Toys, Suite from The Nutcracker and more

12/5 Triano: why? Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (Yefim Bronfman, p; Manfred Honeck, cond)

12/12 Schulhoff/Honeck/Ille: Five Pieces Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 (Emanuel Ax, p; Manfred Honeck, cond)

12/19 Montgomery: Source Code Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Poulenc: Gloria Dvorak: Te Deum (Beatrice Rana, p; Lauren Snouffer, s; Dashon Burton, bs-bar; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh; Manfred Honeck, cond)

12/26 Fung: A Child’s Dream of Toys Barber: Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky: Suite from The Nutcracker (James Ehnes, v; Manfred Honeck, cond)