Hotlist:  December 6, 2017

Pitt Night: The Firebird
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Heinz Hall
Friday, January 12, 8 PM


Students: $15, $20, $25
Faculty/Staff starts at $18.26 including fees


Optional free transportation and dessert reception. Transportation must be requested separately HERE.


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tickets are available ONLINE ONLY. Click HERE for student and faculty/staff tickets to Pitt Night by scrolling down to the bottom of the page for Pitt Night Special Offers.


DO NOT miss Pitt Night at the symphony!  Celebrate your Pitt Pride PLUS your love for the arts!


Debussy: Printemps
Ibert: Flute Concerto
Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird 

Juanjo Mena, conductor
Lorna McGhee, flute


Debussy’s early creative spark shines brightly in a work dedicated to the hues and optimism of springtime, Printemps, a premier for the PSO! Principal Flute Lorna McGhee performs Ibert’s dazzling Flute Concerto. The program builds to a spectacular conclusion with Maurice Ravel’s Valses Nobles et Sentimentales and the orchestral wizardry of Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird, bringing to life the enchanting magic of an old Russian fairytale.

Highmark Holiday Pops
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Heinz Hall
December 8-9 & 15-17


$15, $20 & $25 Student/Osher
Starts at $18.26 for Faculty/Staff
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase tickets.


Andres Franco, conductor
Ryan Silverman, vocals
Vanessa Campagna, vocals
Christopher Sanders, special guest
Craig Knox, tuba
The Mendelssohn Choir of PIttsburgh


It’s the most wonderful time of the year—a spectacular concert of holiday music for the whole family. Take a “Sleigh Ride” with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Broadway sensation Ryan Silverman, and Santa Claus, too! 

The Humans
Pittsburgh Public Theater
O’Reilly Theater
Now through December 10

Limited dates are available


$15.75 Student, $25.75 Faculty/Staff
Pittsburgh Public Theater tickets are available ONLINE ONLY.  Click HERE to purchase tickets.


Brigid and Richard have moved into a shabby two-floor apartment in New York’s Chinatown just in time for Thanksgiving, and her family – mom, dad, sister and grandma – arrives from Scranton, PA to laugh, argue, and eat around the table. But also dished up are fears, real and imagined, experienced by many Americans dealing with life today.

Lúnasa with Ashley Davis
Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society
Carnegie Lecture Hall – Oakland

December 9, 7:30 PM

Students $25
Faculty/Staff/Osher $51
Discounted ticket order forms are available at the PITT ARTS office (907 William Pitt Union) OR tickets may be ordered HERE.  The in-office ticket order deadline is noon the day before the concert. 


Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts,  Lúnasa is internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental outfit of recent times. Don’t miss them as they appear in concert with renowned recording artist and songwriter Ashley Davis.

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Heinz Hall
December 20-24


Tickets $26, $54.45, $68.85, $86
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust tickets are available ONLINE ONLYClick HERE to purchase tickets.

Don’t miss this heart-warming Broadway holiday sensation as The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for! Featuring the hit songs “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas”.