Topic: Co Princ. Oboist James Gorton's Last Subsc.shows w/PittsSym,June 15-17
Oboist Jim Gorton is retiring in July 2012 after 41 years with the Pittsburgh Sym. He, along with his wife Gretchen Van Hoesen and daughter Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, will celebrate his career by playing the Goossens "Concert Piece is for Oboe/English Horn, Two Harps, and Orchestra" in Jim's final subscription concerts with the Pittsburgh Symphony.
Grand Finale with Honeck
Heinz Hall Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 412-392-4900
June 15, 2012 - June 17, 2012 Ticket Prices: Tickets start at $20
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
James Gorton, oboe
Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp
Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, harp
Eugène Goossens: Concert Piece for Oboe, Two Harps and Orchestra
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6, "Tragic"
Jim's Pittsburgh Symphony bio:
http://pso.culturaldistrict.org/pso_hom … rton-james