Pittsburgh Symphony’s Manfred Honeck to remain with orchestra through 2028

Posted on: September 29, 2021

“Manfred Honeck, the music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around for a while yet,” writes Jordyn Hronec in Monday’s (9/27) Pittsburgh Business Times. “Honeck has been the music director since 2008, and on Friday, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Chair of the Board Tony Bucci and President and CEO Melia Tourangeau announced that his contract has been extended through 2027-2028. ‘I am honored and thrilled to continue as music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, my beloved Pittsburgh musical family…. These outstanding musicians play from their hearts with tremendous power and soul each and every time they take the stage,’ Honeck said. ‘We have so much to look forward to with the return to live concerts, new recordings that continue to share the unique Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra sound with the world, and deep and meaningful engagement with our own community. It is exhilarating for me to know that our musical partnership will continue well into the future.’ ”