Music 101

MUSIC 101 FREE LUNCHTIME LECTURES. Music 101 is a series of informal lecture-recitals by PSO musicians, conductors, composers and key staff. Speakers discuss their lives, careers, and instruments (including short performances), followed by questions from the audience. Open to the public, the lectures are held on weekdays at 12:30 PM in the Dorothy Porter Simmons Regency Rooms at Heinz Hall. No reservations necessary. Admission is free.  Guests may bring their own lunch or order a $10 brown-bag lunch in advance by calling 412.904.3288 or emailing  Please check here for menus and order deadlines. Lunch is available from 11:15 AM onward.

Make parking reservations at at least 24 hours in advance.


[Regency Rooms |  Lunch served from 11:15am]

A $10 brown-bag lunch, consisting of a sandwich with fruit and chips, should be ordered by the deadline noted for each event.  In addition a $2 cup of soup is available for purchase at the event.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018* (MARYL├łNE GINGRAS-ROY, VIOLA)
*deadline Friday March 9th
  1. Greek Chicken Spinach GF Wrap
  2. Turkey & Ham Club Sandwich on Ciabatta Roll
  3. Three Cheese Sandwich on Kaiser Roll
Sides- Honeydew (small chunks) & BBQ Potato Chips  

                                                                                      Soup- Roasted Red Pepper Bisque

Wednesday, April 25, 2018* (BRONWYN BANERDT, CELLO)
*deadline Friday April. 20th
1. Traditional Chicken Salad on Brioche Roll
2. Virginia Ham with Swiss on Pretzel Bun
3. Fresh Caprese GF Wrap
Sides- Grapes and Sun Chips Soup- Wild Mushroom
To order a brown-bag lunch, call: 412.904.3288 or email:

Brown-bag lunches are available from 11.15am onwards.