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All Events | Starting Monday, March 17, 2014

Paul Huang, violin
22-year-old Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is a recipient of the Juilliard Achievement Award and the 2012 YCA Helen Armstrong Fellowship. He has performed with American and international orchestras. "An artist with the goods for a significant career" (Washington Post), Mr. Huang plays a 1638 Nicolo Amati violin.
03/17/2014


Laura Williamson, piano
Canadian born-and-trained Johnstown pianist Laura Williamson performs "a romantic piano sampler" including Beethoven's Fur Elise, some Schubert waltzes, four of Grieg's Lyric Pieces, and a Paderewski menuet. A light lunch follows the recital.
03/18/2014


Recital & Luncheon
Piano recital by Laura Williamson followed by a light lunch.
03/18/2014


Bach Birthday concert
Renaissance at Redeemer features a Bach motet and canons from the Musical Offering in performances by Chatham Baroque, with Justin Wallace, harpsichord, and vocal ensemble conducted by Don Franklin. Reception follows with Birthday Cake.
03/20/2014


ABBA Mania

03/20/2014


Neshome - New & Old Yiddish Music: Classic, Klezmer and more
The Three Rivers Klezmer Festival presents Pittsburgh Symphony concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley; pianist, accordionist and Brave Old World director Aland Bern; and clarinetist Suzanne Ortner-Roberts playing traditional klezmer melodies and Jewish-themed classical works. Free admission.
03/20/2014


Music 101 - Rebecca Cherian
PSO Co-Principal Trombonist Rebecca Cherian gives an informal lecture/performance, titled "From the Back Row." Brown-bag lunches can be ordered ahead or you can bring your own to the Regency Rooms at Heinz Hall.
03/20/2014


Peter Pan
Peter Pan, the delightful tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up, is a children’s ballet. Director Monica Ryan choreographs the production with a cast of 70 children. An array of fantastical characters inhabit Neverland including Mermaids, Fish, Indians, Pirates, and Lost Boys. Baldwin High School senior Nigel Armbruster stars as Peter Pan with Adrienne Elion as Wendy and 9-year-old Madisen Albert as Tinkerbell.
03/21/2014


Music of Chile
Luz Manriquez, piano.
03/21/2014


Highlights from "The Ring"
The PSO presents Euphonic Blues by Pittsburgh Composer of the Year, Nancy Galbraith. Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto #1 features acclaimed British-born pianist Stephen Hough. Donald Runnicles conducts famous orchestral excerpts from Wagner's epic opera cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen.
03/21/2014


By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Vera Stark is a budding actress in an era where the only roles for African-American women are maids. When she is cast in the same Southern epic as her employer, an aging star grasping at her dwindling career, sparks fly. Written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Tome' Cousin, "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" is a hilarious satire of race in the glamorous days of Old Hollywood.
03/21/2014


Pittsburgh Philharmonic Concert
The Pittsburgh Philharmonic presents some of the best dance tunes in classical music, as Music Director Edward Leonard and the Pittsburgh Youth Chamber Orchestra's maestro Pablo Ardiles duke it out as dueling conductors.
03/22/2014


New York, New York! Cabaret Evening
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, led by Betsy Burleigh, invites everyone to a cabaret evening at Olive or Twist, to celebrate their upcoming trip to New York City and Carnegie Hall.
03/22/2014


Wendy Whelan Project
Wendy Whelan has joined forces with four of today’s top male choreographers, Pittsburgh’s own Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Alejandro Cerrudo. Arguably the finest ballet dancer of our time, Whelan has danced with New York City Ballet for more than 25 years. She embarks on a new dance adventure with this vibrant suite of four contemporary duets, each with its own distinct style and artistry.
03/22/2014


Laureate Wind Quintet
The quintet is the premiere resident faculty chamber music ensemble of West Virginia University. Free admission. A reception follow the concert.
03/23/2014


SWAN Day Pittsburgh
No Name Players presents Pittsburgh's 5th annual SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day event featuring world premieres by Pittsburgh's female musicians, dancers, poets, theatre artists, visual artists, filmmakers, and fashion designers. Every work will be inspired by interviews with girls and women from the Pittsburgh area.
03/23/2014


Steven Mayer
Pianist Steven Mayer, winner of the Grand Prix du Disque Lizst, has been credited by the NY Times with "piano playing at its most awesome." His recital will features music by Mozart, Weber, Chopin, and Gottschalk.
03/23/2014


AAMI Boys' Choir
The Afro-American Music Institute Boys’ Choir, directed by Dr. James T. Johnson, Jr.
03/23/2014


Highlights from “The Ring”
The PSO presents Euphonic Blues by Pittsburgh Composer of the Year, Nancy Galbraith. Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto #1 features acclaimed British-born pianist Stephen Hough. Donald Runnicles conducts famous orchestral excerpts from Wagner's epic opera cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen.
03/24/2014


Artemis Quartet
The Artemis Quartet plays Brahms' Quartet in C minor, Op. 51#1; Gyrgy Kurtag's "Officium breve, In Memoriam Andreae Szervansky," Op. 28; and Beethoven's Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131.
03/24/2014