FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, September 28, 2014
Lyric Fest in Pittsburgh: La Bella Vita!
Philadelphia-based Lyric Fest comes to Pittsburgh for an afternoon of Italian arias and art songs, performed by soprano Jen Aylmer, mezzo-soprano Suzanne DuPlantis, tenor Eric Rieger, bass Randall Scarlata, and pianist Laura Ward.
Time: 4:00 pm
Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Pl, Pittsburgh, PA
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Wagner's Tristan and Isolde: Duets and Liebestod
Featuring WQED's Anna Singer, Robert Frankenberry, and Kelly Lynch. Free admission.
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
The Takacs Quartet returns to play Haydn's Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 64 #3; Debussy's Quartet in G minor, and Beethoven's Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130 with the Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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The number one children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, are bringing their "catchy brand of preschool pop" (Chicago Tribune) back to North America. "The band that rocks the cradle" (The New York Times) will perform songs from their new CD and DVD, Apples and Bananas. The Wiggles "Ready, Steady, Wiggle" is part of the Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents Series.
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA
Pop-Up Exhibition: Gabe Felice & Jacob Stempky
Greensburg native Gabe Felice lives at the Brewhouse in Pittsburgh. His new work, Hands, stems from a recent fascination with the elegant, yet primal significance owned and operated by the human hand. Jacob Stempky was raised in Michigan and from a very early age was especially fond of drawing. He graduated Cum Laude from The University of Michigan School with a degree in Drawing, Painting & Printmaking. In Chicago, he started The Super Duper Art Co, then moved to Pittsburgh in 2009.
10/01/2014 - 10/26/2014
Location: Westmoreland @rt 30, 4764 Route 30, Greensburg, PA
Choral Music Workshop & Concert
Dr. Herbert V.R.P. Jones directs Bethany's first Choral Music Workshop and Concert, The Workshop Concert will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 at 5:00 pm.
10/02/2014 - 10/05/2014
Location: Bethany Bapt. Church, 7745 Tioga Strre, Pgh., PA
James Gourlay directs music inspired by legends, sagas, fairy tales and heroic deeds. Enter a multi-media world of Hobbits, Wizards and evil goblins with music from The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Imagine the Roman Legions in Respighi's The Pines of Rome and have your heart lifted by some of America’s greatest marches.
10/02/2014 - 10/09/2014
10/02 - 7:30 pm
10/03 - 7:30 pm
10/04 - 7:30 pm
10/07 - 7:30 pm
10/08 - 7:30 pm
10/09 - 7:30 pm
Location: (six locations)
The Glass Menagerie
The fading Southern belle, Amanda Wingfield; her sensitive daughter, Laura, who collects figurines that catch the light; their hopes for the Gentleman Caller who comes to pay a visit. These are Tom's memories of his family. After the recent acclaimed Broadway revival, The Public launches its 40th anniversary "Season of Legends" with a new production of Williams' classic -- the first play ever staged by this company.
10/02/2014 - 11/02/2014
O'Reilly Theater, 621 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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A world premiere arrangement, featuring you, led by PNME's new Directorof Education Jennie Dorris. PNME flutist Lindsey Goodman will perform works by Pittsburgh's Eric Moe and Roger Dannenberg, and new PNME Board member -- pianist, composer, and blogger Linda Kernohan (a.k.a. Ms. Music Nerd) -- will give a special performance. Desserts will be served. Register for Free admission at pnme.org.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Alumni Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Av, Pittsburgh, PA
Arts Day of Giving
The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and The Pittsburgh Foundation team up again to support more than 150 arts organizations and artists with their Arts Day of Giving from 6 am until midnight. During this 18-hour opportunity, you can log on to www.pittsburghgives.org and donate online to arts non-profits. Each donation from $15 to $1,000 will be partially matched, making your dollars go even further.
Time: 6 am - midnight
Location: in your web browser