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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting today

Dance and Flight
Principal Bassoonist Nancy Goeres will enchant in the Pittsburgh premiere of David Ludwig's "Pictures from the Floating World." Debussy's languid impressionistic style will be heard in the opening work, "Iberia." Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena also brings dances from his home country and Argentina in suites from De Falla's opera "La Vida Breve," and Ginastera's rhythmic and passionate ballets "Panambi" and "Estancia."
05/29/2015 - 05/31/2015
05/29 - 7:30 pm
05/31 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Fiddlesticks Family Concert: Summer Escape
Whether it's a trip to the beach or a journey West, summer is a time for escaping normal routines for family fun in new places. Fiddlesticks helps prepare us for the summer travel season with music that transports listeners to far-away destinations. Enjoy John Williams' rousing overture from The Cowboys, selections from Ferde Grofe's majestic Grand Canyon Suite, and swashbuckling melodies from Pirates of the Caribbean.
Time: 11:15 am
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Shadyside Art & Craft Festival
Howard Alan Events and the Shadyside Chamber of Commerce present their annual summer art show on Walnut Street featuring fine art and affordable crafts by leading local and national artists. Admission is free and open to the public.
05/30/2015 - 05/31/2015
05/30 - 10 am - 6 pm
05/31 - 10 am - 5 pm

Location: Walnut Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Scholarship Winners Recital
The Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association's 2015 winners will be joined by previous scholarship winners in music by Rachmaninoff, Mussorgsky, Poulenc, Mendelssohn, and Debussy to celebrate 15 years of scholarships. A reception follows. Free admission.
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Steinway Gallery, 445 South Main St., Pittsburgh, PA

Classical Guitar Orchestra Concert
The Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society's first concert with orchestra presents repertoire spanning from the Renaissance to present day. There will also be solo and duet performances. Proceeds benefit the community and raise money for the PCGS.
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 4301 Brownsville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA

We Remember: Celebrating Anne Frank
Contralto Daphne Alderson and pianist Norma Meyer commemorates the 86th anniversary of Anne Frank's birth through a contemporary cantata based on Anne's inner life as described in her diary.
Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Smithfield United Church of Christ, 620 Smithfield St, Pittsburgh, PA

BeethovenFest: The Immortal
Some say that Beethoven had difficulty writing melodies, yet his Violin Concerto abounds with beautiful tunes, each as serene and good-humored as the next. Violinist Christian Tetzlaff solos with Manfred Honeck conducting. Beethoven once again redefined the symphonic form through the inclusion of a chorus in his monumental Symphony No. 9, ending with the Ode to Joy, the deaf composer's celebration of life and universal brotherhood. The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and a quartet of vocal soloists join the PSO.
06/05/2015 - 06/07/2015
06/05 - 7:30 pm
06/06 - 7:30 pm
06/07 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists perform an intimate concert including some of opera's most popular arias, as well as a mix of Broadway, musical theater and other surprises, at the scenic Hilda M. Willis Amphitheater.
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Chatham University Eden Hall Campus, 6035 Ridge Rd., Richland Twp., PA

Three Rivers Arts Festival
10 days of free music & art in downtown Pittsburgh, with featured performances by Jasiri X, The Amadeus Quartet, and more! Follow the website link for details and schedules.
06/05/2015 - 06/14/2015

Location: Cultural District, Pittsburgh, PA

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