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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting today

Brothers Honeck
Rainer Honeck, concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic and brother of Manfred Honeck. makes his PSO debut in Benjamin Britten's Violin Concerto, composed in 1939 for a Spanish violinist as a memorial to those killed in the Spanish Civil War. Maestro Honeck’s latest concert arrangement of an operatic score, a Suite from Dvorak's Rusalka, includes the beautiful "Song to the Moon." The concert ends with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, "Pathetique," the composer’s powerful farewell statement.
04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015
04/17 - 7:30 pm
04/17 - 7:30 pm
04/17 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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La Bayadère
Set in imperial India of the past, love transcends all in the mesmerizing classic La Bayadere. Enveloped by a tangled love triangle, power and conspiracy trigger unearthly implications for a temple dancer and her lover. With pure classicism, La Bayadere gained fame for its climactic the "Kingdom of the Shades" scene and the stunning synchronization of the corps de ballet. La Bayadere has entranced audiences for more than a century with its epic storyline, high drama and sensational scale.
04/17/2015 - 04/19/2015
04/17 - 8:00 pm
04/18 - 2:00 pm
04/18 - 8:00 pm
04/19 - 2:00 pm
237 Seventh St., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Streetcar Named Desire
Raw. Steamy. Intimate. When Blanche DuBois first darkens the step of her sister, Stella Kowalski and her husband, Stanley, her thin mask of virtue has already begun to crack. As Blanche struggles with delusions of faded Southern grandeur, she inadvertently drives a wedge between the magnetic couple and more than sparks fly. Even after 67 years, the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Streetcar Named Desire is as riveting as ever. Martin Giles directs.
04/17/2015 - 04/26/2015
Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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Conservatory Dance Company at Point Park University
Choreographed by Doug Bentz, Ruben Graciani, Kiesha Lalama, Garfield Lemonius, Peter Merz and Ron Tassone. Conservatory Dance Company students shine on stage in this annual tradition featuring the dazzling work of our most accomplished dance faculty.
04/17/2015 - 04/26/2015

Location: George R. White Studio, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Apollo's Fire - The Four Seasons: Rediscovered
Apollo's Fire shakes the dust off these beloved pieces by the hit pop composer of the 18th century. Complete with the colorful sonorities of guitar and harp, these concerts reveal the "rock n' roll" qualities of Vivaldi’s music. Under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell, the program includes the Concerto for Two Cellos and the fiery La Follia (Madness), a wild showpiece for the whole orchestra.
04/18/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Pontus Lidberg Dance
A rising international star, Swedish choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker Pontus Lidberg has created more than 35 works for major dance companies such as Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve, SemperOper Ballet Dresden, and Morphoses. "Snow" is a turbulent choreographic composition set in a ceaseless snowfall -- a poetic look at the fragile human reality of existence, in contrast to the relentless power of nature. Four dancers, with a lifelike, Japanese-style Bunraku puppet, tell a dynamic and poetic story of human experience.
04/18/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Ann Fontanella, violin
A Johnstown favorite returns Ann is an accomplished violinist and a highly-regarded composer.
04/18/2015
Time: 7:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 309 Lincoln St., Johnstown, PA
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Duo and Trio: Brahms and Dvorak
Roy Sonne, violin; Adam Liu, cello; and Yeeha Chiu, piano.
04/18/2015
Time: 3:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Jasmine Muhammad, soprano
ELPC's Cathedral Concerts series presents a recital featuring Pittsburgh Opera soprano Jasmine Muhammad.
04/19/2015
Time: 4:00 pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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45th Anniversary Dancer Reunion Party
For reservations call 412-454-9138 or visit http://pct.formstack.com/forms/dancerreunion.
04/19/2015
Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 2900 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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