Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Manfred Honeck, Music Director

“I adore this orchestra. It is such a jewel -- every one of its facets just glows.”
Yo-Yo Ma, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Crammed with fantastic vigour. ... A sensational performance, with a well deserved standing ovation.“
MusicOMH, London

“The first-class Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, which under Manfred Honeck’s artistic direction, is well on the way to opening up new dimensions of sound.”
Tageblatt Luxemburg


For more than 115 years, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has been an essential part of Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape. The PSO, known for its artistic excellence, is credited with a rich history of the world’s finest conductors and musicians, and a strong commitment to the Pittsburgh region and its citizens. This tradition was furthered in fall 2008, when Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck assumed the position of Music Director with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. In February 2012, Honeck agreed to extend his contract for the second time, until the end of . . .

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  • Manager: Karen Kloster
    Management Territory: North America and Asia

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