PSO @ Home

Welcome to PSO @ Home a new space for you to connect, find comfort and keep the spirit of classical music alive during this challenging time of social distancing, and beyond.

Here you will find great PSO @ Home content: performances, maestro chats & music, interviews with the musicians, content for kids, favourite PSO recipes, and more!

Music is Our Passion. Thank you for your continued support.

Meet the Maestro

The PSO is thrilled to bring the popular “Meet the Maestro” pre-concert talks online. Now you can enjoy “Behind-the-Music” chats as well as “Off-the-Stage” music from PSO Music Director & Conductor, Michael Newnham, any time, from the comfort of your home.

With his characteristic enthusiasm and energy, and using musical excerpts, a vast historical knowledge, and stories from his personal experience, Maestro Newnham offers a unique chance for you to learn more about and continue to enjoy the music you love.

Brahms’ Symphony No. 1
Zuzanna plays Mascagni’s Intermezzo
What does a Concertmaster do?
With PSO Concertmaster, Valerie Sylvester
Interview with Elijah Orlenko
Polish Walnut Torte with Zuzia
Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”
With Principal Violist, Elizabeth Morris
Coffee with PSO Principal Second Violin, Sona Kaltagian

@ Home with…

Join PSO Board member, Nancy Westaway, in conversation with PSO musicians: their passion for the music and history with the PSO, hobbies and hopes for returning to the stage following this challenging time. Tune in as “Nancy Natters” and connects you to the people behind the music.

Meet Rheanna Leckie
Second Violin
All Things Percussion
with PSO Timpanist and Personnel Manger, Lorne Grossman

The PSO Plays

Members of the PSO brass section performing a virtual quintet arrangement of
Bach’s Gavotte from the 6th Cello Suite.

Learn @ Home

Introduction to Classical Music | Yale University | Free Online

Using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas.

Josef Anton Bruckner

Loved Maestro Newnham’s chat about Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”? (See above.) Interested in learning more about Anton Bruckner? Look no further than

  • Editor’s Section with:
    • Bruckner – An Introduction
    • Tales from the Crypt
    • Latest News!!
  • Discography
  • Bruckner Archive Recordings Database
  • Articles and essays
  • Links to:
    • The Bruckner Society of America
    • The Bruckner Journal
  • And more!

Check back often as we post additional learning resources!

Support Us

Now more than ever the world needs music and the music needs you! Help the PSO play on.