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All Events | Starting Wednesday, January 8, 2014

South Side Stories
Embedded in the concrete of South Side's city steps are testimonials of teenage mischief, steel mill toil, and townie haunts. This is a neighborhood where parking chairs mark territory and "paradise" is one turn off of 26th Street. Tami Dixon's play based on interviews with real Pittsburghers is an audience favorite. Matt Morrow directs.
01/08/2014


Saturn String Quartet with clarinetist Alex Jones
The Saturn String Quartet (members of the Roanoke Symphony) and clarinetist Alex Jones of the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh in Mozart's Clarinet Quintet K. 581, and Brahms Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115. These quintets are arguably two of the greatest classical chamber pieces.
01/09/2014


Saturn String Quartet with clarinetist Alex Jones
The Saturn String Quartet (members of the Roanoke Symphony) and clarinetist Alex Jones of the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh in Mozart's Clarinet Quintet K. 581, and Brahms Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115. These quintets are arguably two of the greatest classical chamber pieces.
01/10/2014


15th Annual Twelfth Night Gala
A stylish masqued ball with sumptuous cuisine, delicious libations, and a performance by Chatham Baroque with special musical guests.
01/11/2014


Saturn String Quartet with clarinetist Alex Jones
Clarinet Quintets by Mozart and Brahms. 2:00 pm at St. Paul United Church of Christ, W. Union St., Somerset, PA. 5:15 pm at St. Joseph's Parish, Dorseyville Rd., O'Hara Twp, PA.
01/11/2014


Saturn String Quartet with clarinetist Alex Jones
Clarinet Quintets by Mozart (K. 581) and Brahms (Op. 115). 12:30 pm at Faith United Methodist Church, W. Chapel Ridge Rd, Fox Chapel, PA. 4:00 pm at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Washington Rd., Mt. Lebanon, PA
01/12/2014


Henry Doktorski, accordion
Henry Doktorski is one of the leading concert accordionists in the United States and a recognized figure in international classical accordion circles.
01/12/2014


Stuck
It all began when Floyd got his kite stuck in a tree... He throws his shoe to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws his other shoe and that gets stuck along with…the cat, a ladder, a pot of paint, the kitchen sink, an orangutan and a whale, among other things! With original music and audience participation, this new story by Oliver Jeffers is produced by the team behind Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and The Way Back Home. (50 minutes, ages 3-10)
01/12/2014


Beethoven on the Bluff - Violin/Cello I
Beethoven wrote sonatas as true duos for two star soloists and contain some of his most entertaining and profound writing. Pianist David Allen Wehr welcomes PSO Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and Principal Cellist Anne Martindale Williams for the Violin Sonatas #4 and #5 "Spring", and the two cello sonatas of Op. 5.
01/12/2014


Clarinet Quintets
Clarinetist Alex Jones, of the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh, joins the Saturn String Quartet in clarinet quintets by Wolfgang Mozart and Jonannes Brahms.
01/15/2014


Recipes Our Mothers Gave Us: The 2014 Glue Factory Project
Corningworks' Glue Factory Project presents an American, an Asian, & a French/Swede exploring societal recipes that season one's life. Lines we were fed, words we imbibed, the recipes … tried. 'RECIPES' for success, for failure, for nutrition, for starvation — the world intrudes, the ingredients reinterpreted. Created & performed by Beth Corning, with award-winning guest artists Maria Cheng & Francoise Fournier and music by Mary Ellen Childs. A complimentary "tasting event" with a local guest celebrity chef follows each performance.
01/15/2014


Wicked
When last seen Pittsburgh in 2011, Wicked broke box office records and sold out in record time. Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, Wicked is Broadway's biggest blockbuster, a cultural phenomenon and was just named "the defining musical of the decade" by The New York Times. Long before Dorothy arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. See how they became the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
01/15/2014


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.
08/27/2015


The Tenors
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Venue: Byham Theater Time: 8:00 PM $125 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 Meet & Greet ticket to the event. $90 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. 2013 Juno Award Winners The Tenors have shared the stage with Sarah McLachlan, Neil Young, Paul Anka, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Brian McKnight, David Foster, and Natalie Cole among others, in venues from Bangkok to London, and New York to Israel. They have been hailed as musical ambassadors and Canada's national treasure.    
11/18/2015


Liberia
  Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015 Venue: Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland Time: 6:00 PM   $100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. The distinctive sound of Libera has traveled the world in the last few years. The group's albums have topped both mainstream and classical charts in many countries, and their recordings hold their place in top-tens alongside major artists like Bocelli.
12/20/2015