Noah Bendix-Balgley http://wesa.fm en The Star-Spangled Symphony Orchestra http://wesa.fm/post/star-spangled-symphony-orchestra <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Monday is opening day of the Pittsburgh Pirates' 2013 season and before you hear the cry of, “Play ball,” there are some other traditions observe, one being the performance of the national anthem. <a href="http://noahbendixbalgley.com/"><strong>Noah Bendix-Balgley</strong></a>, violinist and concertmaster of the <a href="http://pso.culturaldistrict.org/pso_home">Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra</a> talks about performing the national anthem for the Pirates' season opener. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 7025 at http://wesa.fm The Star-Spangled Symphony Orchestra