Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra
PBT Orchestra at Open Air
Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons
Saturday, May 22 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Come early before PBT’s performances on May 22 and May 30 to experience the virtuosity and beauty of the PBT Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Charles Barker as they bring the wonder of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons to the stage.
Invest in Live Music
In celebration of our golden milestone, a long-standing supporter has generously offered a $3 million gift to double every donation made to live music over the next three years. When this community match challenge is met, PBT can ensure live music at over 500 individual performances for the next 50 years. Help Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre bring the full power of the PBT Orchestra to even more season productions.
For more information, please contact Aziza El Feil at 412-454-9127 or email@example.com.
Music Director and Principal Conductor
Charles Barker is principal conductor of American Ballet Theatre, a position he has held for over 25 years. He was music director of the Australian Ballet from 1997-2001 and then joined the Royal Ballet in London for two seasons. He regularly guest conducts for the San Francisco Ballet and Houston Ballet. As music director of the American Chamber Orchestra from 1981-87, he made his Carnegie Hall debut in February 1983. He was a member of the Barnard-Columbia Ancient Drama Group, which presents Greek drama in the original language and wrote music for productions of The Bacchae, Hippolytus and Heracles. He lives in New York with his wife Miranda Coney, former principal dancer of the Australian Ballet, and their two boys.
Charles Stegeman, Concert Master
Rachel Stegeman, Associate Concert Master
Mary Beth Schotting
Jennifer Gerhard, Principal
Justin J. Johnson
Elisa Kohanski, Principal
Jeffrey Mangone, Sr., Principal
Beverly Crawford, Principal
Robin Driscoll, Principal
Mary Beth Malek, Principal
Linda Morton Fisher, Principal
David Lintz, Principal
Marie Claude Driscoll
Charles Daval, Principal
Phillip Van Ouse, Principal
Jack DiIanni, Principal
Albert Wrublesky, Principal