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All Events | Starting today

Friend in Harmony Valentine Concert
Friends in Harmony presents a one hour concert honoring Valentine's Day and love of all kinds.
02/10/2016


Diana Nyad
Nyad came to national attention in the 1970s for swimming around Manhattan and then from the Bahamas to Florida. In 2013, at the age of 64, she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida without the aid of a shark cage. Nyad is also a journalist who has been regularly featured on NPR and ABC’s Wide World of Sports.
02/10/2016


Free Valentine Concert at Arts and Inspiration with William Rock
Friends in Harmony will present a one hour concert honoring Valentine's Day and love of all kinds. Discussion to follow.
02/11/2016


Valentine's Day
Juraj Valcuha returns to conduct Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture, inspired by Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers; Dvorak's most beloved cello concerto, featuring the PSO debut of Joshua Roman; Wagner's passionate "Prelude und Liebestod" from the opera Tristan und Isolde, and excerpts from Bizet's fiery Carmen suites.
02/12/2016


Peter Pan
Imagination takes flight and time stands still in the mystical world of Jorden Morris’ Peter Pan. Atmospheric scenery transports audiences through starry skies to the tangled forests of Neverland and the decks of Hook’s Jolly Roger. Set to works by English composers, high-flying choreography and aerial acrobatics animate a fantastical realm where fairies flit through the sky, pirates patrol the waters and Peter Pan leads his Lost Boys in endless adventure.
02/12/2016


Beethoven IX, Ode to Joy
Presenting Beethoven's Ninth Symphony as you've never heard it before. The Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Roger Tabler, will perform the beautiful "Ode to Joy" featuring Pittsburgh soloists Mary Beth Sederburg, Lauren Corcoran, William Andrews and Zachary Luchetti. 200 high school vocalists from the combined choirs of Moon Area and Upper St. Clair will be lending their angelic voices to the evening for a spectacular event. Bring your favorite valentine to this "JOYOUS" celebration of life and music! Tickets on sale now. Call 412-403-0022. Advance ticketing recommended.
02/13/2016


Auditions for the Children's play Beauty and the Beast
The Carnegie Performing Arts Center is holding auditions on Saturday, February 13, for the children's play The Little Mermaid, based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. Performances will be at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in April with rehearsals taking place on Saturdays. Ages 5 - 12 are invited to audition at 10 a.m., ages 13 and up are invited to audition at 11 a.m. at the studios of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center located at 150 East Main Street in Carnegie. For more information call the school at 412-279-8887 or access the web site at www.carnegieperformingartscenter.com.
02/13/2016


Literary Evening with Emily St. John Mandel
Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures presents a Literary Evening with Emily St. John Mandel. Mandel's poetic post-technology Station Eleven follows a troupe of Shakespearean actors as they tour an America ravaged a generation earlier by a global flu pandemic. All four of her novels were Indie Next Picks, and The Singer’s Gun was the 2014 winner of the Prix Mystere de la Critique in France.Squirrel Hill’s local independent bookstore Classic Lines Books & More will be selling copies of Mandel’s books before and after her lecture.
02/15/2016


President's Day Concert featuring Copland's Lincoln Portrait
KDKA's Lynn Hayes-Freeland narrates Arron Copland's Lincoln Portrait. PYSO will permorm other works prior to the Copland. Dessert reception follows, featuring exhibition of 100 photographs of Lincoln. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door.
02/15/2016


PSA Music 101: Declan McGovern, PSO General Manager
Music 101 is a series of lunchtime lecture-performances presented by PSO musicians and key staff. In an intimate setting, musicians discuss their lives, careers and instruments, together with short performances. Declan will use audio and video clips to illustrate his talk about managing orchestras in Ireland and Pittsburgh: "Orchestral Perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic.$2 admission (free for students) benefits the Orchestra, no reservations necessary. A brown-bag lunch may be ordered by calling 412.361.3346 or emailing PSAmusic101@gmail.com.
02/17/2016


Music 101: Declan McGovern "Both Sides of the Atlantic"
Declan McGovern, the PSO's vice president for orchestra operations and general manager, give his "Orchestral Perspectives from Both Sides of the Atlantic." Music 101 lets fans get up-close-and-personal with symphony musicians, conductors, composers, and key staff through a series of informal lunchtime lecture-performances.
02/17/2016