Henry Doktorski
Accordionist
Pianist Organist Composer Conductor Author Educator
Performances with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

This gig was a LOT of fun

Henry Doktorski has performed forty-two concerts with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.


Concerts

Date Composer Composition Instrument Performed Conductor Number of Performances
1995: November Igor Stravinsky Petroushka celesta Sian Edwards 3
1996: April Gian Carlo Menotti Apocalypse celesta Lorin Maazel 3
1996: May Lorin Maazel Music for Violoncello & Orchestra accordion Lorin Maazel 3
1997: October John Adams Harmonielehre celesta John Adams 3
1997: October Frank Zappa Dupree's Paradise piano John Adams 3
1998: February Richard Strauss Alpine Symphony celesta Mariss Jansons 3
1998: March Alfred Schnittke Concerto for Viola harpsichord Dmitri Kitaienko 3
1998: May Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome organ Mariss Jansons 3
1998: November Astor Piazzolla Libertango accordion Jack Everly 4
1999: December Aaron Copland Red Pony Suite piano Edward Cumming 3
2003: February Kurt Weill Music from Threepenny Opera accordion Günther Herbig 4
2003: November Carlos Gardel Por Una Cabeza accordion Mariss Jansons 2
2004: April Astor Piazzolla La Grand Tango accordion Andrés Cárdenes 1
PSO Chamber Orchestra
2004: July Howard Shore Lord of the Rings Symphony accordion Howard Shore 3
2005: April Arturs Maskats Tango accordion Yakov Kreizberg 3
2011: May David Del Tredici Final Alice accordion Leonard Slatkin 2

This one was fun, too.

Masha Nodel (celesta), Henry Doktorski (harpsichord) & Patricia Jennings (piano) with conductor Dmitri Kitaienko at Heinz Hall (March 1998).


Recording Sessions

Date Composer Composition Instrument Performed Conductor
1996: December Carlos Gardel Por Una Cabeza accordion John Williams
1996: December Luis Bacalov Theme from Il Postino accordion John Williams

These recordings were released on the Sony Classical compact disc,
Cinema Serenade, with violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Can ya see me & my accordion? Look hard!

Henry Doktorski performing with cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under the direction of music director Lorin Maazel (May 1996).

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