2018 Season

July 6, 2018

REVIEW: PNME Theater of Music Begins Summer Season with “The Human Experience, Pittsburgh in the Round

PNME Theater of Music performances start this weekend, and judging from the final rehearsal last night, Friday and Saturday evenings at City Theatre this month will be filled with the same “lime green” musical energy that this gifted group of performers – and composers – has been offering for quite a number of years.

July 5, 2018

INTERVIEW: Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble in bloom: an interview with Kevin Noe‘Burgh Vivant

The Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble has been a mainstay of the Pittsburgh music scene for many years. Now ready to begin its 43rd year on July 6 with a 4-week series, the Ensemble will perform at the City Theatre on Pittsburgh’s South Side.

July 2, 2018

PREVIEW: July's classical music festivals: Listening to live music through headphones and operas about women's rightsPittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ah, Pittsburgh in July. The heat. The humidity. The wailing Nordic gods. The weird, head-shaped microphones.
On Friday, both Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble and Pittsburgh Festival Opera launch their annual summer series, which include a small number of new compositions as well as favorites such as Wagner’s Ring cycle, respectively.


June 30, 2018

INTERVIEW: Kevin Noe speaks with KDKA's Stoney Richards about PNME's upcoming season. KDKA-AM


June 29, 2018

INTERVIEW: Kevin Noe talks to WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham about the 2018 Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble , WQED


June 26, 2018

PREVIEW: Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble continues to break boundaries with 5 world premieres, TRIB LIVE

The quest for new expression in music drives the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. It has commissioned more than 300 pieces over its 43-year history. The new season includes five world premieres.


MAY 29, 2018

PREVIEW: PNME Theatre of Music – Ensemble to Perform Weekends in July for the 43rd Consecutive Year, Pittsburgh in the Round

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble (PNME) is a group of top-notch musicians that has been making July Friday and Saturday nights compelling musical experiences since 1976, and the work they have done over the years includes the premieres of over 300 specially commissioned new compositions. 


2017 Season 


JULY 29, 2017

REVIEW: In season finale, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble brings together suspended paintings and music, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble was an early adopter — one might say a pioneer — of a multisensory, multimedia approach to performance that is becoming the norm among classical music organizations.