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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, March 2, 2013

Bach, Beethoven & Brahms
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale presents two concerts of music by the "Three Bs" -- J. S. Bach's Cantata #4; Brahms' sublimely beautiful Schicksalslied; and Beethoven's powerful Choral Fantasy, featuring pianist Antonio Fermin; Saturday evening at 8 at Ingomar United Methodist Church, and Sunday afternoon at 4 at Fox Chapel Presbyterian. 
03/02/2013 - 03/03/2013

Location: Ingomar United Methodist Church & Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church

Glenn Miller Orchestra
One of the greatest bands of all time, the Glenn Miller Orchestra defines big swing and velvety jazz. Miller's feel-good classics, including Tuxedo Junction, In The Mood and Pennsylvania 6-5000 have endured from phonographs to iPods. Jump and jive with these bow-tied musicians who dance while they play. Featuring the incredibly talented vocal duo, Nick Hilscher and Julia Rich.
Time: 7:30 pm
Hillman Performing Arts Center, Shady Side Academy, 423 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Ultra Lounge Show
Five by Design's show is set in the format of a faux radio broadcast from a tiki lounge, transporting you to exotic locales in Hawaii, the Caribbean, Brazil and Morocco. This musical travelogue includes the songs Mambo Italiano, Danke Schoen, That Old Black Magic, and more.
Time: 8:00 pm
27 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA
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Pub and Parlour
Chatham Baroque and Pittsburgh favorite Chris Norman (wooden flute and bagpipes) bring to life the energetic dance music of Maritime Canada, as well as the elegant sonatas from the parlours of the British Isles and the salons of Colonial New England.
03/02/2013 - 03/03/2013
03/02 - 8:00 pm
03/03 - 2:30 pm

Location: various

Black Grace
Samoan culture informs and shapes New Zealand’s most accomplished choreographer Neil Ieremia, fueling his artistry with organic exuberance. Black Grace manifests the rhythms, spirit and energy of Pacific heritage with outstanding works from the company’s 17-year history.
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Gift of Life Gala
The National Kidney Foundation's annual Kidney Gift of Life Gala will be an evening of black and gold, of celebrating LIFE, and of truly making a difference. The Gala will feature live entertainment by Protégé, a cocktail and hors d’ouerves reception, open bar, sit down dinner, as well as live and silent auctions. Gift of Life honorees include Mr. John V. Heher, President of Liberty Insurance; Dr. Rita McGill, Nephrologist at AGH; and Ms. Zinna Scott, Kidney Walk Volunteer and Fundraiser.
Time: 6:00 pm - 11 pm

Location: Circuit Center Ballroom, 5 Hot Metal Str., Pittsburgh, PA

Firebird & Eroica
Music Director Lawrence Loh conducts Beethoven's Symphony #3 "Eroica" (Italian for "heroic"). PYSO Conducting Competition winner Daniel Mallampalli will lead the Farandole from Bizet's L'Arlésienne. Maestro Loh and the PYSO close the concert with Stravinsky's colorful Firebird Suite.
Time: 2:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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The Musical Conquest of the New World
When it came to music in the Americas, the British and Spanish imperial campaigns spread beauty, not destruction. Mexican and South American cathedral archives contain many jewels composed in the Spaniish late Renaissance style of Morales and Victoria. Choral music written in North America was much more tied to the British cathedral tradition. Composers such as Leo Sowerby and Healey Willan developed a distinctively American style without fully relinquishing their "old country" roots. 
03/03/2013 - 03/09/2013
03/03 - 8:00 pm
03/08 - 8:00 pm
03/09 - 8:00 pm

Location: various

Multiple Perspectives: Music by Mozart, Britten & Cage
Chatham's Faculty/ Guest Artist Recital series presents pianist Pauline Rovkah with the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Roger Zahab in Mozart's Piano Concerto in d, K 466; and solo works by Britten and Cage.
Time: 7:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Young Winners Recital
A joint recital program featuring young pianists Songela Chen, Cody Piper, Sisi Tang, soprano Jessica Snyder accompanied by Walter Morales, and baritone Justin Morrison with pianist Hyery Hwang.
Time: 2:00 pm
Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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