All Events | Starting Saturday, March 23, 2013
Seven Last Words of Christ
A program of Theodore Dubois' The Seven Last Words of Christ and other solo and choral works features soloists Emily Lapisardi, Jesse Lowry, and Nate Folkemer with chorus and organist Stephanie Sloan conducted by Nathan Kyle Lively.
Niel Berg's 100 Years of Broadway
Back by popular demand, this show recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows as well as numbers from B'way's newest hits. It features some of the talents who appeared in original productions of shows such as Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, and Jekyll & Hyde.
SWAN Day Pittsburgh 2013
No Name Players Theatre Company presents its 5th annual SWAN Day Pittsburgh event featuring world premiere works by more than 60 local female musicians, dancers, poets, theater artists, visual artists, filmmakers, and fashion designers inspired by interviews with women and girls from the Pittsburgh area. SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day is an international holiday honoring women in the arts. A ticketed pre-show reception begins at 6 pm.
Daniel Teadt, baritone, with Karen Roethlisberger Verm, piano, in a program of art songs by Benjamin Britten, Hugo Wolf, Gerald Finzi, and Samuel Barber.
The Union Hall Drive-In
Classical Revolution Pittsburgh and Bar Marco present Charlie Chaplin's films "One a.m." and "The Rink" with live original music accompaniment from Tom Roberts of the Ortner-Roberts Duo.
Tempesta di Mare - From Venice to Leipzig
Named after Vivaldi's concerto about a "Storm at Sea," these Philadephia musicians capture the drama of baroque music. They record for Chandos records and have been featured on public radio's "Harmonia" and "Sunday Baroque." They'll play works by Vivaldi, Bach, Veracini, Telemann and Walther.
Pitt Men's Glee Club
The Pitt Men's Glee Club is the oldest musical ensemble on campus, and the oldest non-athletic student organization. Founded in 1890 as a mere octet, the group now boasts over 60 voices, directed by Richard Teaster. This ensemble has sung throughout the USA, Canada, Mexico and Europe, and at two World's Fairs.
Bach Birthday Celebration
Church of the Redeemer presents a Bach's Birthday concert featuring organists Edward Alan Moore and Nathan Carterette, harpsichordist Justin Wallace, flutist Stephen Schultz, and a vocal ensemble conducted by Don Franklin. Birthday cake reception follows. Donations accepted.
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Pittsburgh native Awadagin Pratt began piano studies at age six. Three years later, having moved to Normal, Illinois with his family, he also began studying violin. Winner of the 1992 Naumburg Competition and a 1994 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Mr. Pratt will play Liszt's B Minor Sonata, other well-loved favorites by Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Scarlatti, and more.
Jeffrey Turner, conductor.
Classic Guitar Ensemble
Michael Chapman, director
Ferla-Marcinizyn Guitar Duo - From Renaissance to Jazz
The Ferla-Marcinizyn Guitar Duo performs frequently for audiences of all ages at schools, museums, historical societies, clubs, festivals, and concert series. The duo's program "From Renaissance to Jazz" includes music by Antonio Vivaldi, Andrew York, Jacques Ibert, Django Reinhardt, Pat Metheny, Doc Watson, The Beatles and more.
Salute to Spring
Mansions on Fifth presents Bach's Wedding Cantata featuring soprano Lily Abreu, Handel's Violin Sonata in D, a Harpsichord Suite by D'Anglebert played by Richard Stern, and other interesting and rare works played by present or past members of the Pittsburgh Symphony, Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras, and the New York Philharmonic. Jim Gorton (oboe), Sarah and Dennis O'Boyle (violins), Maryléne Gringas-Roy (viola), and Elisa Kohanski (cello). Food served at intermission. Reservations at (412) 381-5105.
The Book of Mormon
Nine 2011 Tony Awards say it's the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says the "best musical of the last 25 years." And The New York Times says, "It's the best musical of the century." It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart says, "A crowning achievement. So good, it makes me angry."
Hilary Gamble, viola
Pittsburgh Concert Society winner Hilary Gamble performs works by Bach, Brahms, Casimir-Ney, Piazzolla, and Hindemith. Guest artists include Donna Amato, piano, Zach Reeder, guitar, and Evan Kahn.
The PSO's Broadway at Heinz Hall series presents Elvis Lives, the ultimate Broadway tribute to The King.
"Japan is the Key...": Collecting Prints and Ivories, 1900-1920
This show features over 50 rarely-seen Japanese prints, including traditional masterworks by Hiroshige Andō, Katsushika Hokusai, Utamaro Kitagawa, and Kunisada (Toyokuni III), as well as highlights from Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s collection of Japanese ivory figures of people, animals, and gods.
An uplifting Irish comedy about life, death, and "getting on with it" by Elaine Murphy. Party girl Amber feels a rumble in her stomach. Her compulsive mother Lorraine tries her hand at salsa dancing. And her grandmother Kay "toys" with the meaning of pleasure as she looks after her ill husband. Chock full of Dublin slang and hilarity, this play depicts three generations of middle-class, Irish women as they strive to piece together their lives over one extraordinary year.
The Piano Guys
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
Venue: Benedum Center
Time: 8:00 PM
$100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event.
Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos that have amassed three million YouTube subscribers and more than 500 million views.