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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Thursday, December 19, 2013

Notte di Natale
The serene story of the Nativity inspired an inexhaustible canon of pastoral music. Joined by Mezzo-soprano Raquel Winnica Young and a mellifluous flock of instrumentalists (Dawn Posey, Baroque violin; and Adam Pearl, Chamber organ), Chatham Baroque will safely graze on the most sublime music of Handel, Scarlatti, Bach, and Buxtehude.
12/20/2013 - 12/22/2013
12/20 - 8:00 pm
12/21 - 8:00 pm
12/22 - 2:30 pm

Location: various

The Graphic Work of William D. Davis and Peter Milton. Both are graphic artists working primarily in black and white. The exhibit features about 25 works on paper by the two artists.
12/20/2013 - 03/14/2014
450 Schoolhouse Rd. Johnstown, PA
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Russian and Rusyn Christmas
Warren Davidson conducts Eight Russian Folk Songs by Anatol Liadov, Christmas Eve Polonaise by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and welcomes the St. Nicholas Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church Choir.
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Upper St. Clair High School, 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd, Pittsburgh, PA

PB&J - Raise Your Voice!
Chatham Baroque's Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions are designed for preschool children and their accompanying adults. Based on a model developed by the Linton Chamber Music Series in Cincinnati, PB&J is hosted by certified Kindermusik teacher Lynda Wingerd, and encourages young children to become active and enthusiastic listeners through music, dance and games. Chatham Baroque performs live, often with guest artists.
12/21 - 11:30 am
12/21 - 10:00 am

Location: McClintic Hall, Calvary Episcopal Church, 315 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

Home for the Holidays
WSO Artistic Director Daniel Meyer conducts the WSO's annual holiday concert, featuring favorite instrumental and choral music featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County prepared by Michael Rozell.
Time: 7:30 pm
Palace Theater, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, PA
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East Winds Saxophones at The Nutcracker
The East Winds Saxophone Quintet plays on the balcony at the Benedum Center before the ballet, and during intermission.  Ticket purchase is necessary.

Location: Benedum Center, downtown Pittsburgh

PSO Brass - A Christmas Concert: Music for McGuire
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Brass will present an hour-long concert titled "A Christmas Concert: Music for McGuire." All proceeds will benefit McGuire Memorial Home's services for patients with mental or physical disabilities. A 2:30 "pre-concert" will feature Quaker Valley School musicians, directed by Chris Burgh. A $25 donation is suggested.
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: St. James Church, 200 Walnut St, Sewickley, PA

The Rat Pack Christmas
Ring-a-ding-ding! The Rat Pack - Live at the Sands, celebrates the incredible talent of three of the world's most famous entertainers, singing some of the finest music ever recorded. Drift back to a glamorous era with Frank, Sammy & Dean, a live 15-piece big band and the fabulous Burelli Sisters. Enjoy the songs they made famous, like 'Fly Me To The Moon', 'The Lady Is A Tramp', 'Mr. Bojangles', 'That's Amore', along with seasonal favorites like: 'Merry Little Christmas', 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Mistletoe and Holly’, and many more.
12/24/2013 - 12/29/2013

Location: Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Av, Pittsburgh, PA