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On the bus from Berlin to Dresden

Jim Cunningham reports from the bus as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra makes it's way from  Listen

Kathryn Barnard

Kathryn Barnard, conductor and founder of the Pittsburgh School for Choral Arts, stopped by  Listen

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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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Jeannette Community Band concert
Sunday, May. 29 at 7:00 PM
The Jeannette Community Band will present its annual Memorial Day concert which is FREE to the public. ...more info

Tuesday, May. 31 - Sunday, Jun. 12
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards,MATILDA THE MUSICALis the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take ...more info

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