FM Cultural Calendar | Starting today
Anonymous 4 in Concert
The famed female quartet has released of 20 best-selling recordings and has delighted audeicnes around the world. This year marks their farewell tours; this appearance is co-presented with Calvary Episcopal Church.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Calvary Episcopal Church, 315 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Music With A Conscience
Pianist Cahill Smith joins music director Matthew Kraemer on opening night of the season in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488. The program opens with Rossini's William Tell Overture and closes with the Symphony No. 5 by Dmitri Shostakovich.
Time: 7:30 pm
Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd, Butler, PA
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Young Playwrights Festival
Featuring original, one-act plays written by select middle and high school playwrights from Western PA, the festival stages professional productions of six winning scripts chosen from over 350 submissions. The plays take audiences from the Roaring Twenties in Manhattan to present day small town Pennsylvania. Subjects range from keeping a small Jamaican restaurant afloat in trying economic times, to familial strife, and a timeless love story.
10/03/2015 - 10/04/2015
Location: Hamburg Studio, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St, Pittsburgh, PA
Agnus Dei - A Celebration of Sacred Polyphony
Music at St. Bernard presents Voces Solis (Voices of the Sun) in a choral concert featuring William Byrd's "Mass for Three Voices" along with selections from works by Orlando di Lassus and others in this illuminating program. Free-will offerings accepted.
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: St. Bernard R.C. Church, 311 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Mellon University Wind Ensemble
The Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble, under the direction of George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, will perform music by Antonin Dvorak, Kevin Volans, Knut Nystedt, Edgard Varese, and Gustav Holst. Bass-baritone Sean Donaldson sings Kurt Weill's Vom tod im Wald.
10/03/2015 - 10/10/2015
10/03 - 5:00 pm
10/10 - 4:00 pm
Location: Kresge Theatre, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
The Bernstein Project
A Sonomosaic of works of Leonard Bernstein exploring themes of life, love, and peace. The centerpiece of the program is his one-act, Trouble in Tahiti, presented with selections from Candide and West Side Story, art songs, short instrumental works including a movement of Prelude, Fugues, and Riffs, and several vocal arrangements by Robert Page.
10/03 - 8:00 pm
10/04 - 3:00 pm
Location: Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom,
Samyoga: An Ode to Love
At once sensual and lyrical, Nrityagram dancers Surupa Sen and Bijayini Satpathy masterfully pay homage to Odissi, a sacred, traditional Indian dance form dating back to 200 BCE. Sinuous forms and rapt expressions transform the dancers into gods on stage. Samyoga explores the differences between the female and male approach to love. Joined by a live ensemble of four Indian musicians, Sen and Satpathy create a dance of mesmerizing sensuality. "The only proper response to dancers this amazing is worship." - NY Times
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St, Pittsburgh, PA
Chamber Music at Old St. Luke's
The Academy Chamber Ensemble plays music of Mozart, Schubert, and Vivian Fine. Featured artist, Heather Johnson, horn.
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Old St. Luke's Historic Church, 330 Old Washington Pike, Carnegie, PA
Sounds Upstairs: Daniel Goode: "Interpolations"
New York composer and clarinetist Daniel Goode creates solo, ensemble, and intermedia pieces heard by audiences worldwide. "Interpolations" will include a new series of very short operas for solo voice performed by the composer, three early songs from The Tempest, plus the premiere of "Marx Bro.," sung by the composer with David Mahler, keyboard.
Time: 3:30 pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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FUSE@PSO: Beethoven + Coldplay
A mash-up of Beethoven's famous "Eroica" Symphony with songs from the Coldplay catalog, from A Rush of Blood to the Head to Mylo Xyloto. FUSE@PSO Creative Director and conductor Steve Hackman expertly combines the two, culminating in a rousing rendition of Beethoven's Finale: Allegro molto carrying the Coldplay anthem Viva la Vida. Happy Hour at 5 pm, concert at 6:30.
Time: 5:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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