All Events | Starting Saturday, March 10, 2012
Dervish is one of the most respected acts of modern time in world/roots music worldwide. 22 years since first coming together, with four original members still on board, Dervish remains a leading force in traditional Irish music. They've shared stages James Brown, The Buena Vista Social Club, Oasis, Sting, REM, Beck and many more.
Across the Seas
Walter Morales conducts.
The Monster in the Hall
Rev your engines for a high-octane, comic joyride. Meet Duck, a sassy 16-year-old whose mom died years ago in a motorcycle crash. Her father, nearly blind from MS, cares more for his vintage bike than he does for maintaining a stable home environment. It's up to Duck to hold her dysfunctional world together. The Guardian praises David Greig’s work as "raucous…delivering comedy, pathos, and romance."
A Night of Beginnings
Guest Conductor Thomas Hong, Assistant Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony, will lead a concert that features the symphony’s 2012 Young Artist Competition Winner.
Whiskey Rebellion Concert
The Pittsburgh Historical Music Society Orchestra presents a re-creation of the music performed during this remarkable period in Western Pennsylvania History. Musicians will appear in period attire and perform on period instruments. Free admission.
Moody Men's Collegiate Choir
The choir, comprised of students from the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, sings classical selections, traditional hymn arrangements, and contemporary gospel music, and tours the U.S. twice each year, ministering in various churches.
Pride in Our Youth
The Johnstown Symphony Youth Orchestra plays Wagner's Overture to Die Meistersinger, Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn, and Saint-Saens' Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah.
Young Winners Recital
Winners to be announced
The WSO Chamber Ensemble players showcase their musical virtuosity with a range of classical selections offered to you in a more intimate setting. This year's concert features familiar classics, and is directed by WSO Chamber Conductor William Galvin.
Mark Anderson, organ
Montana native Mark Anderson is the new Director of Music Ministry at Shadyside Presbyterian Church. Mr. Anderson arrived from Philadelphia's Presbyterian Church at Chestnut Hill, where he was Organist and Choirmaster for 15 years, as well as Dean of the Philadelphia Chapter of The American Guild of Organists. He studied at Westminster Choir College, Indiana University, and The Eastman School of Music and has performed on the BBC, NPR, and Icelandic State Radio.
Raymond Very, tenor
Classical tenor Raymond Very performs songs by Janácek, Schubert, Britten, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and Puccini at the Irving Schiffman Memorial Concert. Free and open to all. A reception follows the concert.
La Cage Aux Folles
Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this hilarious new production was the 2010 Broadway season's biggest hit, leaving audiences in stitches night after night! LA CAGE is the story of Georges, the owner of a glitzy nightclub in lovely Saint-Tropez, and his partner Albin, who moonlights as the glamorous chanteuse Zaza. When Georges' son brings his fiancée's conservative parents home to meet the flashy pair, the bonds of family are put to the test as the feather boas fly!
The 19th Annual JFilm Festival brings the best international Jewish films to Pittsburgh-area audiences. What makes a film “Jewish?” The stories have to have a Jewish theme; the subject matter is important to the Jewish community; the characters, actors or director are Jewish and somehow touch on Jewish issues, or, in the case of films from Israel, the movie shares something of Israeli life or culture that we wouldn’t ordinarily experience. The films run the gamut from narratives to documentaries, dramas to comedies.
The House that Carol Built
Written by Frank Floyd Hightower, this is the story of the joy, laughter, and triumph of a woman who raises three children while magnificently rising to meet everyday challenges. Vernell A. Lillie directs.
St. Patrick's Pops with Natalie MacMaster
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style with internationally-renowned fiddler Natalie MacMaster. A recent Grammy winner for her collaboration with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, MacMaster has worked with the likes of Paul Simon, Faith Hill, Eileen Ivers, Allison Krauss, Carlos Santana and more. She'll offer Irish music favorites, including "David's Jig," "Blue Bonnets" and "O'Carolyn's Concerto."
Women of Ireland
Women of Ireland is an innovative and exciting fully-staged concert production that showcases the next generation of Ireland's leading female performers. The show demonstrated the wll of talent that exists within Ireland's traditions of music, song, and dance
Students of the Chatham Music Program
Students of the Chatham Music Program perform as part of Chatham's Friday Afternoon Musicale series.
Music on the Edge - Firebird Ensemble
Firebird Ensemble aims to break down preconceptions about new music, to build enthusiasm for new compositions, and to create a unique concert atmosphere. A group of eclectic musicians, Firebird ensemble will present music by Lee Hyla and Eric Moe.
Pittsburgh Symphony cellist Adam Liu plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto. Guest conductor Lucas Richman (for PSO Resident Conductor) also conducts Brahms' Academic Festival Overture and Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite #1.
Duo Orfeo, guitars
Duo Orfeo presents "La Musica Callada, la Soledad Sonora: Music Exploring Silence and the Night," featuring works by Mompou, Wallace, Satie, Silvestrov, da Milano, Brahms, Macbride and Chopin. Jamie Balmer and Joseph Ricker formed Duo Orfeo in 2007, performing throughout New England and New York.