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It's a Kennedy Center honoree on the Pittsburgh Symphony, March 2021

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Violinist Midori

The March 23rd broadcast includes 2021 Kennedy Center honoree, Japanese violinist Midori.  The Kennedy Center calls Midori a "visionary artist, activist and educator who explores and builds connections between music and the human experience," and "one of the most outstanding violinists of our time." The Kennedy Center Honors will be broadcast June 6, on CBS.

3/2        Rossini: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1  J. Strauss, Jr: Waltzes and Polkas (Michael Rusinek, cl; Manfred Honeck, cond)

3/9        Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 Rossini: Overture to William Tell Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 (Denis Kozhuhkin, p; Gianandrea Noseda, cond)

3/16      Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 Schumann: Piano Concerto (Lars Vogt, p; Manfred Honeck, cond)

3/23      Mozart: Symphony No. 35, Haffner Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (Midori, v; Manfred Honeck, cond) 

3/30      Beethoven: Overture to Egmont Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (Ray Chen, v; Kryzysztof Urbanski, cond)