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The Perlman Sound
A 3-CD tribute to violinist Itzhak Perlman on his 70th birthday (Aug 31) including his Sibelius and Korngold concerto recordings and "Zigeunerweisen" with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and a jazz piece with and by Andre Previn.
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I Could Have Danced All Night: Celebrating Dance through Music
Saturday, May. 7 - Sunday, May. 8 at 7:30 PM
You'll be tempted to get up and move to music that's inspired by dance, including the Tango, the Charleston and, yes, even country hoedown! Featuring Bryan Sable on piano, Robert ...more info

The Harold Young Sr. Jazz Workshop Inc.
Saturday, May. 7 at 6:30 pm
The Harold Young Sr. Jazz Workshop Inc. is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Trilogy Concerts Series, featuring 3 great performances. The concert features the Latin stylings of Noel Quintana and ...more info

Strings Extravaganza Belle Voci with Strings Attached
Saturday, May. 7 at 7:30 PM
This final performance of the season combines the forces of Belle Voci (Beautiful Voices in Song), under the direction of Craig Cannon, and the Giambelli String Quartet (GSQ). This will ...more info

Music at Rodef Shalom Congrregation
Monday, May. 9 at 8:00 PM
The final concert in the 2015-16 Music at Rodef Shalom Congregation series will feature 21 year old cellist, Edgar Moreau. Accompanied by pianist Jessica Xylina Osborne. The concert is free ...more info

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