Blockbuster Lineup Announced for Broadway Valentine Concert

Posted on 1/21/2014 1:47:15 PM

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has announced the line-up for A Broadway Valentine concert, presented on Friday, February 14, 2014. The concert is part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series and will be performed in Fisher Auditorium starting at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

The concert will featuring two Broadway veterans, Christiane Noll and Hugh Panaro. Noll most recently was seen as Sister Margaretta in the NBC live broadcast of The Sound of Music and on Broadway recreating the role of the Mother in Ragtime. Panaro, in addition to film and other Broadway credits, is currently performing the title role on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera.

The concert will be filled with a variety of stage and film hits, including excerpts from Star Wars and others by the orchestra, a medley from Mama Mia, and a finale that celebrates Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.

The concert will be conducted by Haimor Fawzi, PSO assistant conductor.


  • Leonard Bernstein, “Overture” to West Side Story: PSO Pops
  • Irving Berlin, “Top Hat” and “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” from Easter Parade: Noll and Panaro
  • Cole Porter, “Begin the Beguine”: Panaro
  • Frederick Loewe, “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady: Noll
  • George Gershwin, “I Got Rhythm” from Girl Crazy: Noll and Panaro
  • Meredith Willson: “Till There Was You” from The Music Man: Noll
  • Jerome Kern, “Make Believe” from Showboat, Noll and Panaro


  • Pietro Mascagni, Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana: PSO Pops
  • Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, “There Once was a Man” from The Pajama Game: Noll and Panaro
  • Claude-Michel Schoenberg: “Bring Him Home” from Les Miserables: Panaro
  • Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Mamma Mia Medley: Noll and Panaro
  • Bill Conti, Musical Highlights from Rocky: PSO Pops
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Think of Me” from The Phantom of the Opera: Noll
  • “All I Ask of You” from The Phantom of the Opera: Noll and Panaro

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Pittsburgh Pops: A Broadway Valentine

February 14, 2014
8:00 p.m.

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Pops! Special guest singers Christiane Noll and Hugh Panaro will join in to serenade you with popular love songs from Broadway and beyond.

This event is over.

For more information, visit Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: The Pops, e-mail , or call 724-357-2787.