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2011-03-02 15:16:00

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is pleased to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the firm's presence in Southwest Florida with a special presentation of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on March 10, 2011 at Naples Botanical Garden.

2010-05-05 14:14:00

LATROBE, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maestro Manfred Honeck, the music director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary doctor of music degree at the 164th annual commencement of Saint Vincent College at 2 p.m.

2008-10-05 00:00:16

By Mark Kanny Singer Linda Eder and conductor Marvin Hamlisch teamed for an affectionate tribute to Judy Garland at the opening concert of the Pittsburgh Symphony Pops season Thursday night at Heinz Hall.

2008-09-28 00:00:22

By Mark Kanny Promise was fulfilled Friday night at Heinz Hall when Manfred Honeck began his tenure as music director with an exhilarating and deeply satisfying concert that heralds a new era for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

2008-09-15 00:00:23

By Mark Kanny Some people look forward to summer, but I look forward to the fall. I took a couple of weeks off in August, and they were wonderful. But the fall always brings renewed focus and energy. For music lovers, the coming season is full of delights waiting to be discovered or rediscovered.

2008-06-21 03:00:14

By Mark Kanny, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 21--The Pops was hoppin' Thursday night, the start of a four-performance run featuring popular trumpet stylist Chris Botti. Marvin Hamlisch was in top form at this show, both musically and in his trademark humorous ad-libs.


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