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All Events | Starting Monday, June 17, 2013

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration
A new symphonic project celebrating rock icon Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead. This orchestral adventure features Garcia's original compositions as well as classic interpretations of timeless standards that were hallmarks of Garcia's shows. Renowned vocalist/guitarist Warren Haynes collaborates with the PSO, lending his soul-soaked, introspective blend of rock, blues, R&B and jazz to Garcia's masterworks.
06/18/2013


Thirty Minutes of Exceptional Organ Music
Free organ recital, Thursdays at 5.  Today, Nicholas Capozzoli, of Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
06/20/2013


True Story Party
East End Book Exchange hosts its first True Story Party with ten true tales by some of the Burgh's best story tellers. With host John Dick Winters fresh off his "Race to the Coffin" Comedy Tour.
06/20/2013


Fauré String Trio Anniversary Concert
The Fauré String Trio celebrates its 10th anniversary with the world premiere of Playtime II composed and dedicated to the Trio by Aurelio Scotto, along with works by Beethoven and Reger.
06/21/2013


Urban Garden Party - Soul Factory: Motown at the Museum
MF's annual fundraiser features soul and funk jams by The Gaff + DJ Zimmie, over 40 of Pittsburgh's best restaurants and caterers, Motown performances by Kierra Darshell's Divas of Drag, a silent auction of one-of-a-kind artwork and dancing. A VIP pre-party features an exclusive performance by Title Town Soul & Funk Party and signature cocktails. Penn Brewery hosts the official after-party.
06/21/2013


Kopit & Yeston's Phantom
By Tony Award-winners Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit, Phantom is based on Gaston Leroux's timeless love story of the disfigured musical genius known as the Phantom Erik, and his muse, Christine Daae, the exciting and beautiful ingenue of the Paris Opera. Their musical affair unfolds deep in the catacombs of the Opera house, where Erik finds salvation in Christine/s breathtaking voice. The score features "Home," "You Are My Own," and "My True Love."
06/21/2013


Pixar in Concert
From Toy Story to The Incredibles and UP, Pixar has given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. Now, for the first time ever, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Pixar in Concert, with visually stunning clips and memorable scores, including their latest, Brave, performed live by the PSO. Pixar's 13 scores have been written by just four composers: Randy Newman, Michael Giacchino, Thomas Newman, and Patrick Doyle.
06/21/2013


Roads of Arabia
This landmark exhibition presents more than 7,000 years of largely unknown cultural history of the Arabian Peninsula. Roads of Arabia examines the impact of ancient trade routes carrying precious frankincense and myrrh to the Mesopotamian and Greco-Roman world and allowing for a vibrant exchange of both objects and ideas. With the later rise of Islam, pilgrimage roads converged on Mecca and gradually replaced the well-traveled incense roads.
06/22/2013


River City Brass Concert
Bring your chair and tap your feet to the music of the River City Brass Band surrounded by the history and gardens of Old Economy Village. Food and beverages for sale on site.
06/22/2013


yART Sale
Local artists are cleaning out their studios to offer affordable art, equipment and art supplies. Items will include ceramics, photographs, jewelry, art books, fabric, unframed prints, glass pieces, and collectibles. There will be art activities for children. yART Sale prices range from 50 cents to 200 dollars, with mostly bargain-basement prices. Proceeds benefit Filmmakers and PCA.
06/23/2013


River City Brass
River City Brass conducted by James Gourlay.
06/23/2013


"Intersection of Jazz and Classical Music" Festival & Competition
Explore the many ways jazz and classical music influence each other. In addition to competitions for high school and college pianists, teachers and students can participate in workshops, master classes, and panel discussions given by WVU Faculty and professionals from across the US. Special guests include Classical artist Ann Schein and Jazz artist Dan Haerle.
06/24/2013


Summer Instrumental Camp
For students in grades 4 through 8. PYPO musicians will play the National Anthem for the July 2nd Pirates/Phillies game.
06/24/2013


Tommy Emmanuel
$100 Donation to WQED includes a thank-you gift of 1 orchestra level ticket to the concert. WQED Presents "Best Seats" Deadline: Monday, June 30 , 2014. For tickets to this concert, you can also call the WQED Presents Hotline (Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm) at 412-622-1382. Credit Card Only, Non-Refundable. Guitar hero Tommy Emmanuel is bringing his virtuosity to the intimate Byham Theatre September 23rd.  Performing live for his fans is extremely important to Tommy: he has demonstrated this by playing close to or over 300 concerts every year for the last seven years! Guitar players of all levels come to his shows to watch him work his magic, but his appeal goes far beyond musicians. His live shows are known for their humor, performance, passion, and infectious joy. Tommy has set aside excellent seats for WQED supporters. *A portion of your donation is tax-deductible and supports the programs on WQED television.  
09/23/2014


Under the Streetlamp & Gentlemen's Rule
Under the Streetlamp & Gentlemen's Rule Date: September 24, 2014 Venue: Byham Theatre Time: 8:00 p.m. Tickets: Single- $75 Donation Credit Card Only, Non-Refundable
09/24/2014


Australian Pink Floyd in concert ("Set the Controls" tour)
The Australian Pink Floyd Show is BACK! After more than twenty years performing the music of Pink Floyd to millions of fans, Aussie Pink Floyd brings their show back to Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall this October. The band has secured great seats for WQED supporters for their Set the Controls tour.  
10/14/2014


Judy Collins
Judy Collins Date: October 23rd, 2014 Venue: Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Single- $80 Donation Credit Card Only, Non-Refundable
10/23/2014


Igudesman & Joo
Iguldesman & Joo Date: November 28, 2014 Venue: Heinz Hall Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Single- $120 Donation Classical music hasn't been this funny since Victor Borge! Virtuosos Aleksy Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo perform their comedic show in Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. Check them out on YouTube, and then get tickets for this show Thanksgiving weekend. Credit Card Only, Non-Refundable
11/28/2014


Iguldesman & Joo
Iguldesman & Joo Date: November 30, 2014 Venue: Heinz Hall Time: 2:30 p.m. Tickets: Single- $120 Donation Classical music hasn't been this funny since Victor Borge! Virtuosos Aleksy Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo perform their comedic show in Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall. Check them out on YouTube, and then get tickets for this show Thanksgiving weekend. Credit Card Only, Non-Refundable
11/30/2014


Celtic Thunder
 *A portion of your donation is tax-deductible and supports the programs on WQED television. *WQED was able to acquire seats for our donors that better meets their high expectations. *Orchestra seats starting at the $125 level begin at Row E and run every-other row back. *Ticket prices reflect the special nature of the show, including Symphony and many more musicians than a regular Celtic Thunder show.  
12/09/2014