PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PREMIERES

					                         PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
                                    PREMIERES

COMPOSER                    COMPOSITION                                           DATE           PREMIERE

Adams, John                 Short ride in a fast machine                          06/13/1986     World
                            Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Adler, Samuel               Concerto for Viola and Orchestra                      10/06/2000     World
                            Marek Janowski, conductor
                            Randolph Kelly, viola
                            (Commissoned by the PSO for
                            Principal Viola Randolph Kelly)

                            Orchestration of J.Brahms Viola Sonata in             04/25/2003     World
                            F minor, Op. 120, No. 1
                            Claus Peter Flor, conductor
                            Randolph Kelly, viola
                            (Orchestration commissioned by Randolph Kelly,
                            with assistance from the PSO)

Albert, Stephen      Concerto in One Movement for Violin &                  12/19/1986   World
                            Orchestra
                            Gerard Schwarz, conductor
                            Fritz Siegal, violin
                            (Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Society [PSS]
                             with assistance of Pittsburgh Foundation & the
                             PNB Trust Divison)

Alonso-Crespo, Eduardo      Concierto en Tiempo de Tango, Op. 21 for              4/26/2005      World
                            Violin & Orchestra
                            Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra
                            Andrès Cárdenes, conductor & viola

                            Concierto para Viola y Orquestra de Cuardes           2/3/2004       U.S.
                            Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra
                            Andrès Cárdenes, conductor & violin

Amram, David                Horn Concerto (Dedicated to B. Ostertag)              11/28/1969     World
                            William Steinberg, conductor
                            Howard Hillyer, horn

Bach, C.P.E.                Three Sacred Arias                                    06/21/2002     North
                             “Verstockte Sunder”                                                 American
                             “Anbetung mischt sich”
                             “Der Vogel sagt’s den Luften”
                            Martin Haselboeck, conductor
                            Chen Reiss, soprano
                            (Bach Festival – Third Presbyterian Church)
COMPOSER                              COMPOSITION                                 DATE           PREMIERE


Bach, Johann Sebastian Adagio & Fugue from Sonata for                      02/16/1951    World
                              Unaccompanied Violin
                              (Transcribed by Murray Feldman)
                              Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, conductor

Bakaleinikoff, Vladimir       Symphonie Miniature                                 12/21/1951     World
                              Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, conductor
                               (Dedicated to PSO on 25th Anniversary)

Balada, Leonardo              Symphony No. 5, “American”                          10/31/2003     World
                              Hans Graf, conductor
                              (Commissioned by the PSO, with the support
                               of the Heinz Endowment Creative Artist Residency
                               Program, in partnership with the Carnegie
                               Mellon University School of Music)

                              Mozaika                                              02/20/1998    World
                              Mariss Jansons, conductor
                              In collaboration w/Nancy Galbraith, Eric Moe,
                              Michael Moricz, David Stock
                              (Commissioned by the PSO in honor of Mariss Jansons)

                              Music for Oboe & Orchestra                          11/05/1993     World
                              (“Lament from the Cradle of the Earth”)
                              Lorin Maazel, conductor
                              Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe
                              (Commissioned by Lorin Maazel and the PSO for
                              Principal Oboe Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida)

                              Sardana                                             10/21/1982     World
                              Michael Lankester, conductor

                              Steel Symphony                                      01/12/1973     World
                              Donald Johanos, conductor
                              (Commissioned by US Steel for the PSO;
                               dedicated to D. Johanos & PSO)

                              Symphony No. 5                                      10/31/2003     World
                              Hans Graf, conductor
                              (PSO Commission)

                              Zapata: Images for Orchestra                        01/18/1990     U.S.
                              Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor




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COMPOSER                              COMPOSITION                                    DATE           PREMIERE


Barber, Samuel                 Fadograph/ a Yestern Scene                            09/10/1971     World
                               William Steinberg, conductor
                               (Commissioned by PSS with assistance
                               of Alcoa for Heinz Hall opening)

Bermel, Derek                The Good Life                                      10/17/2008          World
Libretto by Wendy S. Walters Leonard Slatkin, conductor
                             Hila Plitmann, soprano
                             Kevin Deas, baritone
                             Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
                             (Commissioned for Pittsburgh 250 by PSO, Mendelssohn
                             Choir and Warhol Museum with support from The Heinz
                             Endowments)

Ben-Shabetai, Ari              Magreffa                                              12/08/1995     World
                               Kirk Muspratt, conductor
                               Elmar Oliveira, violin
                               (Commissioned by the PSS in Honor of its
                               Centennial Season and the 3,000th Anniversary
                               of the City of Jerusalem)

Benjamin, Arthur               North American Square Dance                     04/01/1955   World
                               William Steinberg, conductor
                               Vitya Vronsky, piano
                               Victor Babin, piano

Bennett, Robert Russell Stephen Collins Foster --A Commemoration               12/30/1960   World
                         Symphony
                               (PSO Commission for Pgh. Bicentennial;
                               for orchestral work based on S.C. Foster music)
                               William Steinberg, conductor
                               Jeanette Scovotti, soprano
                               Alfred Snowball, tenor
                               Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
                               (Commissioned by PSS)

Berio, Luciano                 Stanze for Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra             10/8/2004      U.S.
                               David Robertson, conductor
                               Sanford Sylvan, baritone
                               Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Berkeley, Michael              Gregorian Variations                                  9/29/1983      U.S.
                               André Previn, conductor

Bernat, Robert                 John F. Kennedy                                      1/25/1966       World
                               (Passacaglia for Orchestra)
                               Henry Mazer, conductor
                               (Dedicated to memory of J.F. Kennedy; premiered on day of funeral)

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COMPOSER                           COMPOSITION                                  DATE         PREMIERE


Bernstein, Leonard         Symphony No. 1, “Jeremiah”                           01/28/1944   World
                           Leonard Bernstein, conductor
                           Jennie Tourel, soprano

Beversdorf, S. Thomas      Concerto Grosso                                      04/28/1950   World
                           Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, conductor
                           Arno Mariotti, oboe
                           (Written for E. Harrison, friend of Beversdorf)

Blacher, Boris             Fantasy for Orchestra                                11/29/1957   U.S.
                           William Steinberg, conductor
                           (Dedicated to M. Antonia & J. Rufer)

Bolcom, William            Concerto in D for Violin & Orchestra                 05/16/1986   U.S.
                           Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
                           Sergiu Luca, violin
                           (Dedicated to S. Luca in honor of long friendship)

Borisova-Ollas, Victoria   Wings of the Wind                                    01/07/2000   U.S.
                           Christopher Seaman, conductor

Brant, Henry               Dedication                                           02/08/1946   World

Brubeck, Dave              Theme and Explorations for Orchestra                 04/03/1997   World
Brubeck, Chris             Composed and orchestrated by Dave Brubeck
                           in collaboration with Chris Brubeck
                           Michael Lankester, conductor
                           Evelyn Glennie, percussion
                           (Commissioned by PSS)

Campos-Parsi, Hector       Tureyareito                                          06/12/1984   World
                           Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Carillo, Julian            Horizontes                                           11/30/1951   World
                           Leopold Stokowsi, conductor
                           Nicoline Zedler-Mix, violin
                           Livio Mannuccio, cello
                           Ann Elizabeth Jones, arpa citera

Casella, Alfredo           Paganiniana                                          01/23/1948   U.S.
                           (Divertimento for Orchestra
                           on music by Nicolo Paganni)
                           Fritz Reiner, conductor

Corigliano, John           Triple Play (Concerto for Percussion & Orchestra     2/22/2008    World
                           Marin Alsop, conductor
                           Evelyn Glennie, percussion
                           (PSO Co-Commission)

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COMPOSER                              COMPOSITION                                    DATE           PREMIERE


Cowen, Frederick H.           Indian Rhapsody                                        12/18/1903     U.S.
                              Victor Herbert, conductor


Creston, Paul                 Threnody                                               12/02/1938     World
                              Fritz Reiner, conductor

Dahl, Ingolf                  Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Orch.              05/17/1985   World
                              Zdenek Macal, conductor                                               (this version)
                              Charles Lirette, trumpet

Danielpour, Richard           A Woman’s Life                                      10/16/2009        World
                              Leonard Slatkin, conductor
                              Angela Brown, soprano
                              (Co-commissioned by PSO and Philadelphia Orchestra)

                              Concerto for Orchestra                                 05/16/1997     World
                              (Zoroastrian Riddles)
                              David Zinman, conductor
                              Andrès Cárdenes, violin
                              (Commissioned by PSS)

                              Pastime for Baritone and Orchestra                     1/20/2007      World
                              Daniel Meyer, conductor
                              Nmon Ford, baritone
                              (Co-commission by PSO, Atlanta Symphony
                              and Brooklyn Philharmonic)

Daugherty, Michael            Spaghetti Western for English Horn and Orchestra       09/25/1998     World
                              Mariss Jansons, conductor
                              Harold Smoliar, English horn
                              (Commissioned by PSS)

                              Time Machine, for Three Conductors                     11/28/2003     World
                              and Orchestra
                              Mariss Jansons, conductor
                              Edward Cumming, conductor
                              Lucas Richman, conductor
                              (Commissioned by the PSO)

Davis, Anthony        Tales (Tails) of a Signifying Monkey                     10/30/1998   World
                      David Zinman, conductor
                              (Commissioned by PSS)

Dello Joio, Norman            Three Symphonic Dances                                 01/30/1948     World
                              Fritz Reiner, conductor
                              (Later titled Variations, Chaconne and Finale)



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COMPOSER                       COMPOSITION                                DATE          PREMIERE


                       Concert Music for Orchestra                        01/04/1946    World
                       Fritz Reiner, conductor

Denisov, Edison        Oboe Concerto                                03/17/1989   U.S.
                       Dimitri Kitaienko, conductor
                       Heinz Holliger, oboe
                       (Commissioned by and dedicated to H. Holliger)

Dessau, Paul           In Memoriam Bertolt Brecht                         01/19/1962    U.S.
                       William Steinberg, conductor

Drake, Ervin           It Was a Very Good Year                            10/22/2005    World
                       Lawrence Loh, conductor

Dubois, Theodore       Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D minor         1/27/1898     U.S.
                       Frederic Archer, conductor
                       M. Henri Marteau, violin

Durufle, Maurice       Two Dances                                         03/24/1950    U.S.
                       Paul Paray, conductor
                       (Dedicated to P. Paray)

Einem, Gottfried von   Concerto for Orchestra, Op. 4                      1/7/1955      U.S.
                       William Steinberg, conductor

Etler, Alvin           Passacaglia and Fugue                              02/13/1948    World
                       Alvin Etler, conductor
                       (Commissioned by Allen P. Stern,
                       President, Colonial Iron Works of Cleveland)

                       Symphonietta                                       03/07/1941    World
                       Fritz Reiner, conductor

                       Symphonietta 2                                     11/06/1942    World
                       Fritz Reiner, conductor
                       (Dedicated to F. Reiner and PSO)

Falla, Manuel de       Atlantida Suite                                    11/29/1990    U.S.
                       Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor
                       Carol Ann Allred, soprano
                       Ron Baker, baritone
                       Lisa Livingston, mezzo-soprano
                       Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Fletcher, Alan         Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra                5/9/2008      World
                       Manfred Honeck, conductor
                       Michael Rusinek, clarinet
                       (PSO Commission)

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COMPOSER                              COMPOSITION                                    DATE           PREMIERE


Foss, Lukas                    Symphony in G                                   02/09/1945   World
                               Fritz Reiner, conductor

Foss, Lukas (con’t)            Symphony of Chorales                                  10/24/1958     World
                               William Steinberg, conductor
                               (Commissioned by Koussevitzky Music Foundation)
                               (Composed in honor of A. Schweitzer at request of
                               “Friends of A. Schweitzer Foundation”)

Foster, Stephen         Ah! May the Rose Live Always                           1/14/2000    World
                              for Baritone and Orchestra
                              Mariss Jansons, conductor
                              (PSO commission)

Galbraith, Nancy               Mozaika                                               02/20/1998     World
                               Mariss Jansons, conductor
                               In collaboration w/Leonardo Balada, Eric Moe,
                               Michael Moricz, David Stock
                               (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony
                               in honor of Mariss Jansons)

                               Morning Litany                                        04/07/1988     World
                               Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor

Gasparini, Daniele             Through the Looking Glass                             04/07/2000     U.S.
                               Ulf Schirmer, conductor

Gershwin, George               Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture                   02/05/1943     World
                               arr. by Bennett
                               Fritz Reiner, conductor
                               (Reiner “commissioned” and directed
                               choice of excerpts for inclusion)

Glazunov, Alexander            Symphony No. 7                                        11/20/1903     U.S.
                               Victor Herbert, conductor

Goeb, Roger                    Symphony No. 4                                        02/24/1956     World
                               William Steinberg, conductor

Goldschmidt, Berthold          Concerto for Cello and Orchestra                      02/07/1958     U.S.
                               William Steinberg, conductor
                               Zara Nelsova, cello
                               (Recorded; Int’l Music Fund Concert)




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COMPOSER                        COMPOSITION                                  DATE           PREMIERE


Gould, Morton           Classical Variations on Colonial Themes              09/11/1986     World
                        Lorin Maazel, conductor

                        Foster Gallery                                       01/12/1940     World
                        Fritz Reiner, conductor
                        (In honor Of P-G 200th Anniversary)
                        (Commissioned by Pgh. Post-Gazette)

                        Symphony No. 1                                       03/05/1943     World
                        Fritz Reiner, conductor

Granados, Enrique       Spanish Dance No. 10 in G                            12/1/1939      World
                        Fritz Reiner, conductor

Guiraud, Ernest         Suite No. 2 for Orchestra in F                       11/3/1897      World
                        Frederic Archer, conductor

Hadley, Henry Kimball   Suite Orientale, Op. 32                        3/14/1902    World
                        Victor Herbert, conductor

Hamlisch, Marvin        Couple of the Year                                   1/21/2005      World
                        Marvin Hamlisch, conductor
                        Doug LaBrecque, baritone
                        (PSO Commission)

                        Destinations                                         1/11/1996      World
                        Marvin Hamlisch, conductor

                        Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin                              10/11/1998     World
                        (PSA commission)

Harbison, John          Abraham (Sacred Motet)                               1/17/2003      World
                        for double choir, double brass choir and orchestra                  (Vatican City)
                        Gilbert Levine, conductor
                        (PSO commission)

                        Ulysses’ Bow                                         05/11/1984     World
                        André Previn, conductor
                        Composer-in-Residence/Meet the Composer
                        (American Festival composition for Previn and PSO)

Harris, Roy             Symphonic Fantasy                                    01/30/1954     World
                        William Steinberg, conductor

Hartmann, K.A.          Klagegesang                                          05/11/1990     World
                        Lorin Maazel, conductor




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COMPOSER                         COMPOSITION                                   DATE           PREMIERE


Haydn, Joseph             Elegie for Wind Instruments from                     04/19/1946     U.S.
                          “The Seven Words of the Savior on the Cross"
                          Fritz Reiner, conductor

Heiden, Bernhard          Recitative and Aria for                        05/08/1986   World
                          Cello and Orchestra
                          Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
                          Janos Starker, cello
                          (Commissioned and written for J. Starker)

Herbert, Victor    Columbus, Op. 35                                      1/2/1903     World
                         Victor Herbert, conductor

                          Festival (Auditorium) March, Op. 35                  12/9/1901      World
                          Victor Herbert, conductor                                           (Chicago)

                          Hero and Leander                                     01/18/1901     World
                          Victor Herbert, conductor (Pgh. Orchestra)

                          Suite Romantique, Op. 31                             2/2/1900       World
                          Victor Herbert, conductor

                          Woodland Fancies Suite, Op. 34                       12/6/1901      World
                          Victor Herbert, conductor                                           (New York)

Hersch, Michael           Ashes of Memory                                      01/14/2000     World
                          Mariss Jansons, conductor

                          Fracta                                               04/25/2003     World
                          Claus Peter Flor, conductor
                          (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony)

                          Symphony No. 2                                       04/26/2002     World
                          Mariss Jansons, conductor
                          (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony)

Higdon, Jennifer          Concerto for Trombone                                2/16/2006      World
                          Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
                          Peter M. Sullivan, trombone
                          (PSO Commission)

Hindemith, Paul           Pittsburgh Symphony                                  01/30/1959     World
                          Paul Hindemith, conductor
                          (Commissioned by Pgh. Bicentennial Commission)




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COMPOSER                             COMPOSITION                                 DATE           PREMIERE


Humperdinck, Engelbert       Konigskinder: Intro. to Act II (Hellafeast)         12/3/1896      U.S.
                             Frederic Archer, conductor

Karidoyanes, Steven          Yerakina: Dionysian Dance for Orchestra             8/18/2006      World
                             Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Kippner, Lev                 Maku, Suite for Orchestra on Iranian Themes         11/17/1944     U.S.
                             Fritz Reiner, conductor

Knussen, Oliver              Concerto for Violin and Orchestra                   04/05/2002     World
                             Oliver Knussen, conductor
                             Pinchas Zukerman, violin
                             (Commissoned by the Pittsburgh Symphony and
                             the Philadelphia Orchestra for P.Zukerman)

                             Symphony No. 3                                      11/08/1981     U.S.
                             André Previn, conductor
                             (British Festival; dedicated to M. Thomas)

Kolar, Victor                Hiawatha, Symphonic Poem, Op. 13                    1/31/1908      World
                             Victor Kolar, conductor

Korn, Peter Jona             Excorcism of a Liszt Fragment                       02/05/1971     World
                             William Steinberg, conductor

Korngold, Erich Wolfgang     Symphonic Serenade, in B-flat Major                 12/30/1955     U.S.
                             for String Orchestra, Opus 39
                             William Steinberg, conductor

Koutzen, Boris               “From the American Folklore” Overture               04/05/1957     World
                             William Steinberg, conductor

Kreisler, Fritz              Tambourin Chinois                                   3/25/1928      World
                             Elias Breeskin, conductor

Laderman, Ezra        Concerto for Bass Clarinet and Orchestra             02/07/2003   World
                             Gunther Herbig, conductor
                             Richard Page, clarinet
                             (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony
                             for Principal Bass Richard Page)

                             Concerto for String Quartet                         02/06/1981     World
                             André Previn, conductor
                             Alard Quartet
                             (Composed for Alard Quartet)




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COMPOSER                      COMPOSITION                                DATE           PREMIERE


Lees, Benjamin         Concerto for French Horn & Orchestra              05/14/1992     World
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor
                       William Caballero, horn
                       (Commissioned by PSS)

Leibowitz, Rene        Overture, Opus 48                                 04/16/1960     World
                       (Dedicated to Steinberg)
                       William Steinberg, conductor

Leich, Roland          Prelude & Fugue                                   11/25/1955     World
                       William Steinberg, conductor

                       The Town of Pittsburgh                      11/27/1958   World
                       William Steinberg, conductor
                       (Mendelssohn Choir Commission)

Lemare, Edwin H.       Rhapsody, Caprice Orientale for Orchestra         1/1/1904       World
                       Victor Herbert, conductor

Lennon, John           Metapictures                                      11/16/1983      World
                       Michael Lankester, conductor                      (revised version)

Levant, Oscar          Dirge (In Memory of Gershwin)               11/24/1939   World
                       Oscar Levant, conductor

Lopatnikoff, Nikolai   Concerto for Two Pianos & Orchestra               12/07/1951     World
                       Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, conductor
                       Vitya Vronsky, piano
                       Victor Babin, piano
                       (Dedicated to Vronsky & Babin)

                       Concert Excerpts from opera “Danton”              03/25/1967     World
                       William Steinberg, conductor
                       Beatrice Krebs, mezzo-contralto
                       Lee Cass, bass

                       Symphony No. 3, Opus 35                           12/10/1954     World
                       William Steinberg, conductor

                       Symphony No. 4, Opus 46                           01/21/1972     World
                       Donald Johanos, conductor
                       (Commissioned by PSS with assistance of Pgh.
                       Symphony Heritage Fund, provided by Mr. & Mrs.
                       J.P. Kinard, in memory of Mrs. Kinard’s mother)
                       (Dedicated to memory of A.D. Motheral)




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COMPOSER                      COMPOSITION                                     DATE           PREMIERE


Lopatnikoff, Nikolai   Variazioni Concertanti                                 11/17/1958     World
                       William Steinberg, conductor
                       (Commissioned by PSS with a Grant
                       from Pgh. Bicentennial Committee)

                       Variations and Epilogue (Concerto for Cello)             12/14/1973   World
                       William Steinberg, conductor
                       Michael Grebanier, cello
                       (Dedicated to Lopatnikoff’s first wife who died in 1945)

Lorenz, Ricardo        Rochela (Raw Cello): Gothic Salsa for 9 Cellos         11/11/2003     World
                       Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra
                       Andrès Cárdenes, conductor
                       (Commissioned by Andrès Cárdenes)

Maazel, Lorin          Giving Tree
                       for Orchestra, Cello and Narrator                      12/5/2000      U.S.
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor

                       Irish Vapours and Capers                               04/09/1994     World
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor
                       James Galway, flute

                       Monaco Fanfares                                        04/09/1987     World
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor

                       Music for Flute and Orchestra, Opus 11                 10/12/1995     World
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor
                       James Galway, flute

                       Music for Flute and Orchestra, Opus 11                 10/27/1995     New York
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor
                       James Galway, flute
                       Performed at Carnegie Hall

                       Music for Violoncello and Orchestra                    05/02/1996     World
                       Lorin Maazel, conductor
                       Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

Maderna, Bruno         Amanda                                                 10/17/1969     U.S.
                       Bruno Maderna, conductor




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COMPOSER                 COMPOSITION                                     DATE           PREMIERE


Mahler, Alma      Seven Lieder for Medium Voice                          11/01/2002     U.S.
                  (orch. Colin and David Matthews)
                  Mariss Jansons, conductor
                  Jane Irwin, mezzo-soprano

Martin, Frank     Ballade for Piano, Flute & Orchestra                   03/05/1954     U.S.
                  William Steinberg, conductor
                  Bernard Goldberg, flute
                  Harry Franklin, piano

                  Etudes for String Orchestra                            12/18/1959     U.S.
                  William Steinberg, conductor

                  “The Four Elements”                                      11/05/1965   World
                  Symphonic Studies
                  William Steinberg, conductor
                  (Dedicated to his friend E. Ansermet for his 80th Birthday)

Marx, Burle       Samba Concertante                                      12/15/1961     World
                  William Steinberg, conductor

McCabe, John      Variations on a theme of Karl Amadeus                  02/04/1977     U.S.
                  Hartmann
                  André Previn, conductor

McCulloh, Byron   Brass Menagerie                                        01/27/1994     World
                  Michael Lankester, conductor
                  (Commissioned by PSS)

                  Symphony No. 1                                  10/07/1976            World
                  André Previn, conductor
                  (Commissioned by PSS for
                  PSO member in commemoration of PSO 50th Anniversary)

                  Two Pieces for Orchestra                               11/22/1957   World
                  William Steinberg, conductor                           (PSO member)

                  Symphony Concertante for Timpani & Orch.               12/21/1973   World
                  Donald Johanos, conductor                              (PSO member)
                  Stanley Leonard, timpani
                  (Dedicated to S. Leonard, D. Johanos & PSO)




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COMPOSER                             COMPOSITION                                 DATE          PREMIERE


McKinley,William Thomas      Two Nocturnes for Clarinet & Cello                   05/16/1984   World
                             Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
                             Hampton Mallory, cello
                             (Chamber music inscribed to R. Stolzman & F. Sherry)

                             The Mountain                                        10/17/1982    World
                             Michael Lankester, conductor

Mellers, Wilfrid              “Alba” for Flute & Orchestra                       03/29/1963    World
                              William Steinberg, conductor
                              Bernard Goldberg, flute
                      (Written for Goldberg; dedicated to Goldberg & PSO)

Mendelssohn, Felix           Concerto for Two Pianos in E major                  12/28/1956    U.S.
                             Karl Kritz, conductor
                             Authur Gold, piano
                             Robert Fisdale, piano

Menotti, Gian-Carlo          Apocalypse                                          10/19/1951    World
                             Victor de Sabata, conductor

                             Death of Bishop/ Brindisi                           07/23/1971    World
                             Donald Johanos, conductor

Meyerowitz, Jan              Six Pieces for Orchestra                            05/26/1967    World
                             William Steinberg, conductor

Milhaud, Darius              Concerto for Two Pianos & Orchestra                 11/13/1942    World
                             Fritz Reiner, conductor
                             Vitya Vronsky, piano
                             Victor Babin, piano
                             (Commissioned by Vronsky & Babin in 1940)

Modarelli, Antonio           September (Symphonic Poem)                          11/8/1931     U.S.
                             Antonio Modarelli, conductor

Moe, Eric                    Mozaika                                              02/20/1998   World
                             Mariss Jansons, conductor
                             In collaboration w/Leonardo Balada, Nancy Galbraith,
                             Michael Moricz, David Stock
                             (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony
                             in honor of Mariss Jansons)




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COMPOSER                        COMPOSITION                                DATE           PREMIERE


Moricz, Michael          Arrival Triumphant (Music Forever)                4/19/1998      World
                         Mariss Jansons, conductor

                         Six Little Notes                                  10/22/2005     World
                         (KDKA 2005 Anniversary Medley)
                         Lawrence Loh, conductor

Neikrug, Marc            Concerto for Flute & Orchestra                    09/08/1989    World
                         Lorin Maazel, conductor                           (Opening Night)
                         James Galway, flute
                         (Commissioned by PSS with assistance
                         from AT&T Foundation Grant)

Neikrug, Marc            Violin Concerto No. 2                             02/26/1999     World
                         Marc Neikrug, conductor
                         Pinchas Zukerman, violin
                         (commissioned by the PSS)

Nevin, Arthur            Exceprts from Poia                                1/20/1905      World
                          Poia’s Entrance Song
                          Natoya’s Flower Song
                         Emil Paur, conductor

Newman, Thomas           At Ward’s Ferry, Length 180 Ft.                   01/25/2002     World
                         for Bass and Orchestra
                         Dmitri Kitaienko, conductor
                         Jeffrey Turner, contrabass
                         (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony for
                         Principal Bass Jeffrey Turner)

Nono, Luigi              Due Espressioni per orchestra                     11/6/1959      U.S.
                         William Steinberg, conductor

Oliverio, James   The Messenger (Batterie a Trois)                   10/12/2001   World
                        Osmo Vanska, conductor
                        Timothy Adams, percussion
                        (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony for
                        Timothy Adams, Principal Percussionist)

Otey, Wendell            Variations for Orchestra                          2/7/1941       World
                         Fritz Reiner, conductor

Overton, David           Galway Fair                                       9/15/2006      World
                         Bramwell Tovey, conductor
                         James Galway, flute
                         (PSO Commission)




                                                    15
COMPOSER                        COMPOSITION                                  DATE           PREMIERE


Panufnik, Andrzej       Concertino for Timpani,                              02/06/1981     U.S.
                        Percussion & Strings
                        André Previn, conductor
                        Stanley Leonard, timpani
                        John Soroka, percussion
                        (Commissioned by Shell (UK) Ltd. for 1980
                        Shell-London Symphony Orchestra
                        Music School for Young Percussionists)

Paur, Emil              Sinfonie in A major (in der nature)                  1/15/1909      World
                        Emil Paur, conductor

Penderecki, Krzysztof   Adagio                                               04/25/1991     U.S.
                        Lorin Maazel, conductor
                        (Commissioned by Minister of International
                        Cultural Relations & Radio FR to commemorate
                         the 200th Anniversary of Declaration of
                         Rights of Man and of the Citizen)

                        Symphony No. 5                                       04/29/1994     U.S.
                        Lorin Maazel, conductor

Phillips, Eugene        Prelude, Adagio & Toccata                            09/17/1981     World
                        André Previn, conductor

Picker, Tobias          The Rain in the Trees                                  04/26/1996   World
                        Lorin Maazel, conductor
                        Barbara Hendricks, soprano
                        Carol Wincenc, flute
                        (Written for Carol Wincenc and Barbara
                        Hendricks and commissioned by the
                        Chautauqua Institution through the generosity of Kay Logan)

Piston, Walter          Concerto No. 2 for Violin & Orch.                    10/28/1960     World
                        William Steinberg, conductor
                        Joseph Fuchs, violin
                        (Commissioned by Ford Foundation)
                        (Dedicated to J. Fuchs)

Porrino, Ennio          Overture, Tartarin de Tarascon                 12/06/1957    U.S.
                        Karl Kritz, conductor

Premru, Raymond         “Celebrations” Overture for Timpani                   05/12/1984    World
                         Solo & Orchestra
                        André Previn, conductor
                        Stanley Leonard, timpani
                        (Commissioned by PSS)
                        (American Festival, Previn commissioned for S. Leonard)

                                                  16
COMPOSER                      COMPOSITION                                 DATE          PREMIERE


Previn, André          A Streetcar Named Desire                                01/12/2001 World*
                       *World Premiere of Fully Staged Concert Performance
                       André Previn, conductor
                       Sheryl Woods, Blanche; Peggy Kriha Dye, Stella;
                       David Okerlund, Stanley; Anthony Dean Griffey, Mitch;
                       Judith Forst, Eunice Hubbell; Jeffrey Lentz, A Young Collector;
                       Matthew Morgan, Steve Hubbell; Terry Wickline, Americus Rocco, actors

                       Concerto for Harp and Orchestra                    3/7/2008      World
                       André Previn, conductor
                       Gretchen van Hoesen, harp (PSO principal)
                       (PSO commission)

                       Diversions                                         04/14/2000    U.S.
                       André Previn, conductor

                       Principals                                         09/12/1980    World
                       André Previn, conductor                            (Opening Night)
                       (Commissioned by PSS with assistance from
                       Vera Heinz Fund & Pgh. Foundation)
                       (Heinz Hall 10th Anniversary)

Prokofiev, Serge       Symphonic Suite from the Opera                     10/19/1945    U.S.
                       Semyon Kotko
                       Fritz Reiner, conductor

Read, Gardner          Pennsylvaniana, Opus 67                            11/21/1947    World
                       Fritz Reiner, conductor
                       (Dedicated to Reiner & PSO)

                       Third Symphony, Opus 75                            03/02/1962    World
                       William Steinberg, conductor

Revueltas, Silvestre   Janitzio                                           1/30/1942     U.S.
                       Fritz Reiner, conductor

Richman, Lucas         Concerto for Oboe, “The Clearing”                  2/16/2006     World
                       Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
                       Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe (PSO Principal)
                       (PSO Commission)

                       I Remember a Lullaby                               3/10/2001     World
                       Lucas Richman, conductor
                       (Commissioned by PSA Music Makers)

                       Music Makes Me…                                    4/22/2006     World
                       Lucas Richman, conductor
                       Johanna Brickey, vocalist
                       (PSO Commission)
                                                   17
COMPOSER                         COMPOSITION                                 DATE          PREMIERE


Richman, Lucas (cont’d)   Radio Meets the Classics                           10/22/2005    World
                          Lawrence Loh, conductor
                          (PSO Commission)

Riegger, Wallingford      New Dance                                          01/30/1942    World
                          Fritz Reiner, conductor

Rochberg, George          Concerto for Violin & Orchestra                     04/04/1975   World
                          Donald Johanos, conductor
                          Isaac Stern, violin
                          (PSS Commission with assistance from Pgh. P-G and NEA)

                          Symphony No. 6                                     10/16/1987    World
                          Lorin Maazel, conductor
                          (Commissioned for PSO by PA Council on the Arts)

Rorem, Ned                “An American Oratorio” for Mixed                   01/04/1985    World
                          Chorus, Tenor & Orchestra
                          Robert Page, conductor
                          Joseph Evans, tenor
                          Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
                          (Mendelssohn Choir Commission 75th Anniversary
                          dedicated to R. Page & the Mendelssohn Choir)

                          Piano Concerto in Six Movements                    12/03/1970    World
                          William Steinberg, conductor
                          Jerome Lowenthal, piano
                          (Commissioned by Aspen Music Foundation)
                          (Dedicated to J. Lowenthal)

Rouse, Christopher        Rapture                                            05/05/2000    World
                          Mariss Jansons, conductor

Rozsa, Miklos             Concerto for Viola & Orchestra                     05/04/1984    World
                          André Previn, conductor
                          Pinchas Zukerman, viola

Schafer, R. Murray        Son of Heldenleben                                 11/02/1973    U.S.
                          Donald Johanos, conductor

Schibler, Armin           Metamorphoses Ebrietatis, Opus 75                  09/27/1968    U.S.
                          William Steinberg, conductor

Schidlowsky, Leon         “Llaqui” (Elegy for Orchestra)                     01/21/1965    U.S.
                          Hermann Scherchen, conductor
                          (Dedicated to J. Heraud)

Schoenberg, Arnold        Notturno for Strings and Harp                      9/27/2002     U.S.
                          Mariss Jansons, conductor
                                                      18
COMPOSER                           COMPOSITION                                    DATE           PREMIERE



Schuller, Gunther          Concerto for Saxophone & Orch.                         01/18/1984     World
                           Gunther Schuller, conductor
                           Kenneth Radnofsky, saxophone
                           (Commissioned by Jos Allard Community Fund)
                    (Music Here and Now-Fulton; written in
                    honor of Allard's [Schuller's teacher] 70th Birthday)

Schuman, William           Prayer--1943                                           02/26/1943     World
                           Fritz Reiner, conductor
                           (Later called Prayer in Time of War)

                           Side Show for Orchestra                                12/15/1944    World
                           Fritz Reiner, conductor                                       ("Concert"
                           (Commissioned by Billy Rose for                               Performance)
                           “The 7 Lively Arts” Revue)

Schumann, Clara            Three Geibel Songs                                     11/06/1992     U.S.
                           John Nelson, conductor
                           Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Schurmann, Gerard          Concerto for Orchestra                                 03/29/1996     World
                           Edo deWaart, conductor
                           (Commissioned by the PSS)

Schwartz, Paul             Sonatina for Harp                                      02/05/1984     World
                           Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp
                           (Dedicated to Steinberg; composed for Van Hoesen)

Sevcik, Otakar             Bohemian Fantasia for Violin, Op. 110            12/25/1903   World
                           Victor Herbert, conductor
                           Luigi von Kunits, violin

Shchedrin, Rodion          Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra                       09/30/1994     World
                           George Vosburgh, trumpet
                           (Commissioned by PSS)

                           Dialogues with Shostakovich                            11/08/2002     World
                           Mariss Jansons, conductor
                           (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony)

                           Serenade from Lolita                                   9/28/2001      World
                           Mariss Jansons, conductor

Sheinfeld, David           Etudes for Orchestra                                   11/18/1960     World
                           William Steinberg, conductor
                           (PSO Member 44-45; written for          Steinberg)



                                                       19
COMPOSER                        COMPOSITION                                 DATE         PREMIERE


Sheriff, Noam            Festival Prelude                                   10/31/1958   U.S.
                         William Steinberg, conductor

Sierra, Roberto          Concerto for Violin and Viola                      11/07/2003   World
                         David Zinman, conductor
                         Andres Cardenes, violin
                         Roberto Diaz, viola
                         (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony and
                         Philadelphia Orchestras)

                         Evocaciones, Concerto for                          12/09/1994   World
                         Violin & Orchestra
                         Andres Cardenes, violin
                         (Commissioned by PSS;
                         made possible by a grant from Meet the Composer/
                         Reader's Digest Commissioning Program, in
                         partnership with the National Endowment for the
                         Arts and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund)

Smetana-Byrns, Bedrich   Bohemian Dances, Suite No. 2                       12/11/1969   World
                         William Steinberg, conductor

Stahlberg, Fritz         Suite from Die Brautschau                          1/3/1902     World
                         Victor Herbert, conductor

                         Suite, Op. 10                                      1/8/1904     World
                         Victor Herbert, conductor

                         To the Memory of Abraham Lincoln                   3/13/1903    World
                         Victor Herbert, conductor

Starer, Robert           Concerto for Violin, Cello & Orch.                 10/11/1968   World
                         William Steinberg, conductor
                         James Oliver Buswell IV, violin
                         Michael Grebanier, cello

                         Journals of a Songmaker                            05/21/1976   World
                         William Steinberg, conductor

                         Symphony No. 3                                     10/30/1970   World
                         William Steinberg, conductor

Stock, David             Mozaika                                            02/20/1998   World
                         Mariss Jansons, conductor
                         In collaboration w/Leonardo Balada, Nancy
                         Galbraith, Eric Moe, Michael Moricz
                         (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony
                         in honor of Mariss Jansons)

                                                     20
COMPOSER                               COMPOSITION                                 DATE           PREMIERE



Stock, David (cont’d)          “A Joyful Noise”                                    05/23/1985     World
                               Zdenek Macal, conductor
                               (Commissioned by PSS)

                               Rockin’ Rondo                                       02/03/1989     World
                               David Stock, conductor
                               (Commissioned by PSS)

                               Violin Concerto                                       04/12/1996   World
                               Lorin Maazel, conductor
                               Andres Cardenes, violin
                               (Commissioned by PSS with the generous assistance of the
                               Howard and Nell E. Miller Foundation)

Stravinsky, Igor        Concerto for String Orchestra                       01/16/1948     U.S.
                               “Basle”
                               Fritz Reiner, conductor

Sur, Donald                    Concerto for Violin & Strings                       03/28/1984     World
                               Gustav Meier, conductor
                               Brian Reagin, violin
                               (Old Dominion Grant; NEA)
                               (Composed in homage to Vivaldi;
                               Dedicated to P. Carmirelli & I Music)

Tchaikovsky, Alexander         Concerto for Two Pianos                             02/21/2003     North
                               Mariss Jansons, conductor                                          American
                               Yefim Bronfman, piano
                               Alexander Slobodyanik, piano

Theofanidis, Christopher       Violin Concerto                                     10/10/2008     World
                               Andris Nelsons, conductor
                               Sarah Chang, violin
                               (PSO Commission)

Thomas, Augusta Read           Prayer Bells for Orchestra                          05/04/2001     World
                               Lucas Richman, conductor
                               (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony)

Thomson, Virgil                Concerto for Flute, Harp & Percussion        01/13/1955     U.S.
                               Virgil Thomson, conductor
                               Bernard Goldberg, flute

Toch, Ernst                    Third Symphony, Opus 75                           12/02/1955       World
                                in Three Movements
                               William Steinberg, conductor
                               (Commissioned by American Jewish Tercent Committee
                               of Chicago)
                                                         21
COMPOSER                              COMPOSITION                                   DATE           PREMIERE



Tower, Joan                   Tambor                                                05/07/1998     World
                              Mariss Jansons, conductor
                              (Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony)


Trimble, Lester               Closing Piece                                         02/07/1958     World
                              William Steinberg, conductor
                              (Recorded International Music Fund Concert;
                              Dedicated to W. Steinberg & PSO)

Vacchi, Fabio                 Dai calanchi di Sabbiuno                              01/24/2003     U.S.
                              Roberto Abbado, conductor

Vali, Reza                    The Being of Love (Folk Songs, Set No. 16)            5/12/2006      World
                              Manfred Honeck, conductor
                              Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
                              (PSO Commission)

Van Vactor, David             Symphony No. 2                                        04/03/1959     World
                              William Steinberg, conductor

Villa Lobos, Heitor           Fantasia for Cello & Orchestra                        11/03/1951     U.S.
                              Leopold Stokowski, conductor
                              Aldo Parisot, cello
                              (First U.S. performance with full orchestra)

Vogel, Vladimir               Ostinato Perpetuo                                     10/31/1969     U.S
                              William Steinberg, conductor

                              Ritmica Ostinato                                      10/31/1969     U.S.
                              William Steinberg, conductor

Von Einem, Gottfried          Concerto for Orchestra, Opus 4                        01/07/1955     U.S.
                              William Steinberg, conductor

Wagner, Richard               The Ring Without Words                                05/11/1990      World
                              --a symphonic synthesis                        05/1991       Far East
                              arr. by Lorin Maazel                                  (1991 Far East Tour)
                              Lorin Maazel, conductor

                              Tannhauser Without Words                              12/06/1990     World
                              arr. by Lorin Maazel
                              Lorin Maazel, conductor

Walton, William               Varii Capricci                                        09/26/1980     U.S.
                              André Previn, conductor

Webern, Anton          Six Orchestra Pieces, Opus 6                          10/25/1957    U.S.
                                                         22
COMPOSER                       COMPOSITION                           DATE         PREMIERE


                        William Steinberg, conductor

Weiner, Leo             Pastoral, Fantasy & Fugue for                03/29/1946   U.S.
                        String Orchestra, Opus 23
                        Fritz Reiner, conductor

Williams, John          Concerto for Flute, Strings                  05/07/1981   U.S.
                        & Percussion
                        André Previn, conductor
                        Bernard Goldberg, flute

Zitterbart, Fidelis     Overture to Macbeth                          2/9/1930     World
                        Elias Breeskin, conductor

Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe   Concerto for Bassoon & Orchestra             05/13/1993   World
                        Lorin Maazel, conductor
                        Nancy Goeres, bassoon
                        (PSS Commission with assistance from AT&T)



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