Music Reviews

Pittsburgh Symphony shows some pop with its holiday concert

PSO Holiday Pops concert was built on a series of great arrangements and brought to life by the sophistication of conductor Todd Ellison.

3 days ago

 The Trans-Siberian Orchestra performs "The Christmas Attic" at Consol Energy Center Saturday night.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra reveals hard-rock treasures in 'The Christmas Attic'

The holiday rock ensemble wows crowd with soaring metal talent, pyro, lasers and gadgets.

4 days ago

Train, Daughtry spark 'O Starry Night' show at Petersen

The veteran band mixed songs from its new album, "Bulletproof Picasso," and added some of its own holiday cheer.

1 week ago

Symphony review: PSO offers unusual take on Beethoven

The Pittsburgh Symphony and Manfred Honeck opened their season-long “BeethovenFest” with the composer’s Fifth and Seventh Symphonies.

1 week ago

 James Taylor enters and greets the crowd at Consol Energy Center before his performance.

James Taylor breezes into Consol Energy Center, warm and reliable

More than any other member of his folk-rock generation, James Taylor leaves fans with absolutely nothing to complain about.

2 weeks ago

 Bob Dylan's concert Thursday night marked the 73-year-old's Heinz Hall debut and first Cultural District show in 34 years.

Review: Dylan leaves the hits behind in favor of more haunting recent material

The 73-year-old Dylan has shed most traces of nostalgia and embraced his own here and now, showing he’s still fully engaged in his craft.

3 weeks ago


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