FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Thursday, October 2, 2014
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
Student Choreography Project
The 2 pm and 8 pm performances on Oct. 4 will be streamed LIVE. This edgy and inspired concert features selections from a variety of dance genres by some of Conservatory Dance Company’s most promising young artists. "Til the End," choreographed and performed by John O'Neill and Jennifer Florentino for the Student Choreography Project was chosen for the National College Dance Festival at the Kennedy Center.
10/03/2014 - 10/05/2014
Location: George White Performance Studio, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
Are You Still There?
Separated by streets, ideas, and lifetimes, we meet through dropped calls that ring off walls and reach for a clear connection. Why do we hold onto that fading line that leaves us asking, "Are You Still There?" This world premiere dance performance features original, live music by Ian Green.
10/03/2014 - 10/10/2014
10/03 - 8:00 pm
10/04 - 8:00 pm
10/07 - 8:00 pm
10/08 - 8:00 pm
10/09 - 8:00 pm
10/10 - 8:00 pm
Location: Greater Pittsburgh Coliseum, 7310 Frankstown Av, Pittsburgh, PA
Meridian Arts Brass Ensemble
Meridian's five brass players and a percussionist comprise America's leading brass group exploring the music of today. They'll feature Andrew Rindfleisch's "In the Zone" and "Four Fanfares for Two Trumpets," and his arrangements of music by Stephen Foster, James Thornton, and Walter Kollo. Rindfleisch will be in attendance. Meridian also plays music by Pitt faculty composer Amy Williams, David Felder and Giovanni Gabrieli.
Time: 8:00 pm
Music Director & Conductor Matthew Kraemer gegins the season with the Capriccio Espagnole by Rimsky-Korsakov, Concerto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo with guest guitarist Nicholas Goluses, Alborada del Gracioso by Ravel, Carmen Suite #1 by Bizet, and The Three-Cornered Hat Suite #2 by De Falla. Maestro Kraemer gives a pre-concert lecture at 6:30 pm.
Time: 7:30 pm
Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd, Butler, PA
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French and Belgian Music for Violin and piano
An afternoon of works by Leclaire, Ysaye, Franck, and Ravel. Featuring Cyrus Forough, violin; Sung Im Kim, piano.
Time: 3:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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