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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, July 25, 2014

A Symphonic Celebration
Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra throw a summer symphonic celebration featuring Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Brahms Symphony No. 3 and a breathtaking performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Russian pianist Olga Kern.
07/25/2014
Time: 7:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Concert 3 - Guitar and Voice
Featuring a world premiere of a new commission by Ryan Anthony Francis for PNME and guitar virtuoso Mattias Jacobsson. Works include: Amy Williams: First Lines; Christopher Cerrone: I will learn to love a person; and Ryan Francis: Album for Guitar. Soprano Lindsay Kesselman also makes a guest appearance.
07/25/2014 - 07/26/2014
07/25 - 8:00 pm
07/26 - 8:00 pm
City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA
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BLUE! Performance Series: Border Ride
Border Ride, the Western Pennslyvania and Eastern Ohio bluegrass group, combines various musical backgrounds into traditional bluegrass and progressive, non-traditional Newgrass music.
07/26/2014
Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA



The Amadeus Trio
Enjoy a free concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win the weekly Best Brunch Contest.
07/27/2014
Time: 10:30 am
Mellon Park, Fifth & Shady Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Monty Python's Spamalot
Monty Python's Spamalot is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic "Monty Python and The Holy Grail." This hilarious retelling of the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table features the show-stopping musical numbers "The Song That Goes Like This" and "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!"
07/29/2014 - 08/03/2014
Benedum Center, 230 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Concert 4 - Drunken Moon
In Kieren MacMillan's Drunken Moon, a heartsick woman in a late-night dive thinks she's met the man of her dreams – only to discover that the river of love can be a dangerous place to swim. With soprano Lindsay Kesselman as She and baritone Timothy Jones as He, directed by Kevin Noe. The program also features Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.
08/01/2014 - 08/02/2014
08/01 - 8:00 pm
08/02 - 8:00 pm
City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA
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21+ Night: The Sounds of Science
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians demonstrate their instruments during this adults-only evening. Learn about the science of sound, craft a harmonica, pose with a Mozart cut-out, compete in musical trivia, and much more.
08/01/2014
Time: 6-10 PM

Location: Carnegie Science Center
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Ameriserv Flood City Music Festival
Blues, funk, country, bluegrass, soul and rock musicians including Boz Scaggs, Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne, Lee Fields & the Expressions, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Dumpstaphunk and others perform on three stages.
08/01/2014 - 08/03/2014

Location: Peoples Natural Gas Park, 90 Johns St., Johnstown, PA
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