PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It has been more than 30 years since the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has played at the Three Rivers Arts Festival and the crowd favorite is finally returning this year.

Larry Tamburri, the president and CEO of the PSO, says they are happy to be back performing.

But why this year? Festival Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Marguerite Jarrett Marks says they are playing at the Arts Festival in 2011 because “each year we try to do something more and the symphony was wonderful and the Cultural Trust approached them and said let’s do it!”

They will be performing on the Dollar Bank Stage on Sunday, June 5 at 6 p.m. for anyone who wants to come and enjoy free classical music. The Three Rivers Arts Festival kicks off Friday afternoon with music, art, activities, delicious food and more!

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