All Events | Starting Friday, June 6, 2014
Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
Presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival includes outdoor concerts in Point State Park, an Artists' Marketplace at Gateway Center, public sculpture, children's activities and more throughout the downtown Cultural District.
St. Vincent Camerata Scholars: Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs
The concert will feature music by Joseph Rheinberger, Rene Clausen, Leonard Bernstein, Morten Lauridsen and Orlando di Lasso; Gregorian Chants for Pentecost Sunday; and Shape Note Hymns. Fr. Stephen Concordia will conduct.
Mahler Symphony No. 9
Mahler's monumental Ninth, his last completed symphony, is interpreted by many to be the composer's farewell statement. He finished the Ninth while ill health and personal tragedy swirled around him. These concerts continue Maestro Honeck's commitment to perform and record all of Mahler's symphonies at Heinz Hall.
Chicago: The Musical
With words and music by Kander & Ebb and choreography by Bob Fosse, Chicago is the longest-running American musical on Broadway. Showtoppers include All That Jazz, Razzle Dazzle, Cell Block Tango and more. Starring John Noble as Billy Flynn, Barb Rolla as Velma, and Lauren McCurdy as Roxie.
Resonance Works | Pittsburgh presents Natural Frequency, celebrating the natural world and musical innovation with Debussy's Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, Barber's Dover Beach, Copland's Appalachian Spring, and Pittsburgh composer Nancy Galbraith's Four Nature Canticles with projected images by photographer Chuck Beard. Baritone Daniel Teadt joins conductor Maria Sensi Sellner and the Resonance Chamber Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble.
St. Francis: A Musical Tribute from Past to Present
With music from the 18th century to the present, these free concerts will feature two works by Israeli-American composer Eli Tamar that recently premiered in Moscow. Countertenor Andrey Nemzer, who recently sang at the Metropolitan Opera, and soprano Charlene Canty, will be accompanied by organist Nicholas Will.
Patrick Romano, piano
Octogenarian pianist Patrick Romano is known in Cambria County as an improviser. His program will include hits such as "Moon River" and "The Man I Love." He also has scheduled some classics and may also sing a song or two.
Legally Blonde: The Musical
Based on the hilarious MGM film, Legally Blonde The Musical follows sorority star Elle Woods, an underestimated blonde who doesn't take "no" for an answer. When her boyfriend dumps her for someone more "serious," Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law.
R. Strauss' 150th Birthday
Music Director Manfred Honeck closes the season with a tribute to Richard Strauss' 150th birthday, featuring an orchestral arrangement of Strauss' one-act opera, Elektra, inspired by Greek mythology; the rarely performed virtuosic concert piece, Burleske, with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder; and the orchestral Suite from from one of Richard Strauss' most celebrated operas, Der Rosenkavalier or "The Knight of the Rose."