Front Row: The PSO Virtual Experience

We return with five newly reimagined digital episodes. Each one provides music, history, background and interviews that will elevate the soul, stir emotion and connect communities in Pittsburgh and around the world.

A ballerina dances at Heinz Hall
Rhian Kenny, flute, at the Washington Penn Plastics hangar for Front Row Episode 5: For the People.

Episode 5: For the People (Part 2)
Recorded live at Washington Penn Plastics Hangar + Heinz Hall
October 2020
Premiere: January 29, 2021 7:30 p.m. EST
Available to view through July 29, 2021

Our exploration of the American soundscape continues in Part 2 of “For the People”: a program of works all written in the past 100 years by American composers who shine as an array of diverse and multi-cultural voices and genres, including jazz, anthems, ragtime and the blues. A constellation of five female composers (Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, Jessie Montgomery, Florence Price and Joan Tower) forms the foundation of the two-part program. This episode is led by Conductor Andrés Franco and Guest Concertmaster Alexi Kenney. Front Row concerts are presented for free

View the Program at a Glance →

Front Row is available free to the public through the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's media player.

For Comcast Xfinity customers:

Comcast is an exclusive video partner for Front Row and Xfinity customers can access episodes On Demand on the biggest screens in their home. On standard set-top boxes, they should navigate to Get Local/Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; on the X1 platform, they should navigate to Xfinity Services/Get Local/ Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra or say "Get Local" into the X1 voice remote.


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