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Petr Popelka makes his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


On Friday 12 January 2024, Petr Popelka returns to the US to make his debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, in the first of three consecutive concerts at the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In the first half, Petr will bring the sound of his homeland as he conducts the Pittsburgh premiere of Thunderbolt P-47 by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů. He is then joined by pianist Yulianna Avdeeva for Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

After the interval, Petr will then close the evening with Mussorgsky’s iconic Pictures at an Exhibition.

The concert will be broadcast live on local classical radio station WQED FM at 8pm EST, 12 January 2024. Listen here.