FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Best of Verdi's Otello
Chatham's Sunday Vocal Series presents a selection of highlight's from Vardi's Shakespearean opera "Otello."
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
A fab fundraiser celebrates the season and the PBT dancers in style at an edgy venue. Meet the PBT musicians, professional dancers, and crew that made the 2012-2013 season possible, savor delectables, and sip bubbly.
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Peirce Studio, 807 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
CMU Baroque Ensemble
Location: Alumni Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts
Claire Jones, harp
Claire Jones is one of the most celebrated young classical harpists. From 2007 to 2011 she was official harpist to Prince Charles, and performed at the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. In this concert, co-presented with the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Harp Society, Miss Jones will include works by Debussy, Puccini, Saint-Saens, pieces from her new CD, and a special piece chosen by William and Catherine for their wedding.
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Music for Two Viols
Music for Two Viols: Music of Telemann, Simpson, Ford, and Ste. Colombe, played by gambists Patricia Halverson (Chatham Baroque) and Martha McGaughey
Location: The Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Avenue
70th Anniversary Celebration
The Pittsburgh Concert Society celebrates 70 years of promoting Pittsburgh talent with food, friendship, and performances by pianists L. Mark Carver, Tina Faigen, Ariana Chiu, Christian Chiu, and Charles Oestreich; soprano Leah Edmondson Dyer, trumpeter Charles Lirette, harpist Rebecca Pfingstl, and the Hilal String Quartet. 71st season concerts will be announced. Adrian Daly, Dean of the Cleveland Institute of Music, is the guest of honor.
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Pittsburgh Golf Club, 5280 Northumberland St., Pittsburgh, PA
Organist Paul Jacobs plays Bach
As part of the Pittsburgh Symphony's Music for the Spirit Festival. world-renowned organist Paul Jacobs performs one of Bach's most stunning and challenging masterpieces, the Clavier Ubung III, expressing humanity's connection to the divine, amidst the stunning 23 windows of Heinz Chapel.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Heinz Chapel, Pittsburgh, PA
The Three Rivers Ringers performs gems from classical composers such as Brahms, Grieg, Shostakovich, and Verdi, as well as today’s leading handbell composers in its six-concert spring series. Details online.
04/21/2013 - 05/18/2013
Art Songs and Interludes
A free community concert featuring new works, new composers, and a few surprises.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: St. Anne Catholic Church, 400 Hoodridge Dr., Castle Shannon, PA
Romeo & Juliet
Directed by Don Wadsworth, Romeo & Juliet, William Shakespeare's most-beloved romantic tragedy, comes to life in a brutally modern American setting amidst civil unrest and street brawls. Despite the violence, two star-crossed lovers find sanctuary in each other's embrace but the fury of their love is no match for the fury of an ancient feud. Romeo & Juliet is one of the most timeless stories of love, loyalty and sensuality.
04/25/2013 - 05/04/2013
Location: Chosky Theater, Purnell center, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA