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Major Winners Recitals
The Pittsburgh Concert Society promotes the finest Pittsburgh-based classical musicians, all selected by adjudicators of national stature, providing each winner with a formal recital opportunity as well as a financial award. For more information and tickets call 412-279-2970
Chamber Music at Old St. Luke's presents Cuarteto Bravo
Cuarteto Bravo is Pittsburgh's premier tango quartet. The ensemble provides danceable live music to tango dancers while entertaining and educating new audiences. The quartet (which includes a bandoneon) connects with the audience and dancers through a carefully selected repertoire of masterpieces. Their performances are full of the drive, energy, and passionate flair that tango lovers crave!
A Feast of Flute Music
On Sept.25, at 3:00 pm Music Plus begins its 7th season with "A Feast of Flute Music", staring PSO Principal Flute Lorna McGee, with Sung-Im KIm on piano. A 2:30 preconcert will be the Piano Students of Maureen Valenzi. Freewill offering. Dessert reception. For more information call 412-741-6650
TMC Scholars Recital
Tuesday Musical Club presents 2016 Scholarship winners in Recital. Inori Sakai -Violin -( Julliard)Omri Barak - trumpet - (Curtis Institute)Nico Sleator - Piano( The New School of Contemporary Music)Jacob McAleavey - Double Bass (Duquesne)Kyle Johnson - cello (CMU)Alexandra Aks and Sarah Nadler- Hannah Shea Sopranos (CMU)A meet and greet reception will follow the performance
Zaffiro Trio will be presenting a full recital featuring the World Premiere of "Fantasia for Piano, Clarinet and Cello Op. 49" by Robert Schultz. Works by Beethoven and Brahms will also be on the program. Tina Faigen (piano), Mary Beth Malek (clarinet) & Paula Tuttle (cello).
We Remember: A Concert to Celebrate the Inner Life of Anne Frank
Pittsburgh contralto Daphne Alderson and Philadelphia pianist Norma Meyer will perform the season premier of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall's "Listen Locally" series. A dessert reception with the performers follows the performance. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door; students are $5 at www.carnegiecarnegie.org or call 412-276-3456.
Seraphic Singers in Concert
12- voice professional female vocal ensemble singing a great variety of music with percussion, violin, cello and piano accompaniment. Freewill offering. Sponsored by Westminster's Music and Arts Series. The Sept. 25th concert includes the well-loved folk tune "Shenandoah" and Manhattan Transfer's version of "Tuxedo Junction" and "Route 66".
Jazzlive James Johnson III
Celebrate RADical Days with a free hour-long concert at Heinz Hall! Assistant Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong leads the orchestra in a program full of musical storytelling. Music lovers young and old will be swept away by Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship” fromScheherazade, dance to Copland’s “Hoe Down” from"Rodeo"and thrill to Dukas’ iconic"The Sorcerer’s Apprentice."Duquesne University Young Artist National Concerto Competition winner Julian Rhee joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for the final movement of Brahms’s Violin Concerto
Russian Grand Ballet presents 'Sleeping Beauty'
Russian Grand Ballet's 'Sleeping Beauty' will feature majestic sets and Renaissance-inspired costumes, technical brilliance and bravura dancing by outstanding performers, Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and a cast of fantastical characters - the Sleeping Beauty will captivate the hearts and imagination of all generations of ballet enthusiasts. Full-length ballet in Three Acts with two intermissions. Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Choreography by Marius Petipa / Lovingly Retouched by Vladimir Troshchenko; Libretto by Ivan Vsevolozhskiy and Marius Petipa.Tickets ($29.25 - $79.25) and information, call 412-456-6666.
Organist Johann Vexo
Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, in a free concert. Offerings are welcomed.
The Music of John Williams
Soar to new heights with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the music from legendary composer John Williams’ well-known movie scores, including “Superman,” “Indiana Jones,” “Harry Potter” and many more! Plus, enjoy new music from,Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Arguably the most famous cinematic composer of all time. For information and tickets call 412-392-4900
Auditions for Nutcracker at Carnegie Performing Arts Center
Auditions for dancers, boys and girls, are being held for the annual performance of The Nutcracker, presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. Two weekends of performances are being offered in a full stage production at the historic Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. Director Monica Ryan choreographs the production and rehearsals will take place on Saturday afternoons. Dancers ages 5 through adult are invited to attend the audition on Saturday, October 1. Ages 5 - 12 years old will be seen at 1 p.m. and 13 & up at 2 p.m. The auditions will take place at the studios of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center, the third floor, 150 East Main Street in Carnegie opposite Papa J’s Restaurant. For more information call the school at 412-279-8887 or access the web site at www.carnegieperformingartscenter.com.
Ellen prentiss Campbell Reading - The Bowl with Gold Seams
The Washington Independent Review of Books called Ellen Prentiss Campbell's debut novel a "brilliant tale of loss and redemption" with "a shimmering sense of intimacy." Set during the summer of 1945, "The Bowl With Gold Seams" was inspired by a strange period in the history of Southern Pennsylvania's Bedford Springs Hotel when the resort served as a detainment center for the Japanese Ambassador to Berlin, his staff, and their families.Come out for one last event before the store closes for renovations and opens under a new name..
To Carnegie with Love
To Carnegie with Love is a musical love letter that celebrates the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall's 115 years of service. Bell'Art Ensemble will take the audience on a journey through music's Romantic era-Bizet, Rachmaninoff, Schumann and Dvorak.
Community Sing with Ysaye Barnwell
East Liberty Presbyterian Church announces the Cathedral Concerts 2016/2017 season.
Piano artist recital by Dr. Shelley Hanmo Qian
Shelley, an award winning piano artist and current teaching assistant at Indiana University Jacobs School performs an outstanding recital of works by Schubert, Ravel, Gubaidulina, and Liszt. She also premieres two preludes and fugues by our music director, Doug Starr.On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 1st at 1:00 PM, Shelley will present a master class for young pianists. For more information, please Dr. Starr at 412-855-0591.