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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Young Artists Competition
Registration deadline: Jan. 21. Westmoreland Symphony's Young Artists Competition is open to classical instrumentalists and vocalists who reside or study in Westmoreland County and have not yet graduated from high school. Students compete for performance opportunities and cash prizes. Details online.
01/10/2013 - 01/21/2013

Location: see web site
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Dvorak's Seventh
Italian cellist Enrico Dindo makes his PSO debut with a concerto Shostakovich composed for famed cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Dvořák’s Symphony #7, an ambitious work that reflects on the political struggles in the composer's native Bohemia.
01/11/2013 - 01/13/2013
01/11 - 8:00 pm
01/13 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Music 101: Gianandrea Noseda
An informal lunchtime lecture by the PSO's charming guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda.
01/11/2013
Time: 1:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Four Nations - Court and Concert
The musical worlds of Couperin and Leclair contrast the prized and refined tastes of the court and the more theatrical and volatile tastes of the newly founded public concert stage. Join Four Nations as they explore this crunchy mix of earthly pleasures.
01/12/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Jared Diamond
Jared Diamond is a distinguished evolutionary biologist and a Pulitzer Prize winning author. He arrives with the release of a long-awaited new book, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies? Diamond presents new thinking on tribal values and practices that define humanity, even as they are vanishing.
01/14/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Miserables, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has been acclaimed by critics as "an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish." --New York Times
01/15/2013 - 01/27/2013
Benedum Center, 237 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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