Pittsburgh Symphony to perform eight summer concerts at Hartwood Acres Park

Posted on: May 17, 2021

“Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will bring music to the open air during ‘Summer With the Symphony’ concerts in the amphitheater at Hartwood Acres Park in Allegheny County,” writes Shirley McMarlin in Wednesday’s (5/12) Tribune-Review (PA). “The series will feature a full orchestra performing eight concerts—four classical, three pops and one family-themed—running from July 23 to Aug. 7…. Under the baton of Associate Conductor Earl Lee, the summer concerts will preview major works that will be featured in the orchestra’s 2021-22 season and will feature solo performances by PSO musicians, violinists Marta Krechkovsky and Jennifer Orchard and cellist Will Chow.… Principal Pops Conductor Byron Stripling also will conduct during the series…. Food trucks will be on site…. Pour Partners include Hop Farm Brewing Co. and Vinoski Winery…. ‘After more than a year of deeply trying times, filled with so much heartache, we are grateful and excited to share with our community this special outdoor music series at Hartwood Acres while our Heinz Hall home undergoes renovation,’ said Melia Tourangeau, PSO president…. PSO will follow social distancing and other public health guidelines in place at the time of concerts.”