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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, April 20, 2013

Mary Flower and Colin Linden
Mary Flower, a 2008 Blues Music Award Nominee for "Acoustic Artist of the Year," is renowned for a uniquely personal vision of roots music that blends ragtime, acoustic blues, and folk styles. Linden is a singer and songwriter, a prolific record producer (Bruce Cockburn, Tom Wilson, Colin James), a guitar sideman for such stars as Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, and a member of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings.
04/20/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Singing City
A large-scale, city-wide historic concert event featuring Manfred Honeck and the PSO with a choir of thousands from the Pittsburgh region and beyond. Selections will include Beethoven's Ode to Joy, Verdi's Requiem, Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, a world premiere, an audience sing-along, and remarks from Cardinal Donald Wuerl,
04/20/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Petersen Events Center, University of Pgh., Pittsburgh, PA
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Hugo Trio
Inspired by the words of Victor Hugo, "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent," CMU performance majors Alexander Hettinga (viola), Jessie Nucho (flute), and Natalie Severson (harp) won the Pittsburgh Concert Society's Major Artist Auditions, and worked with Pittsburgh composer David Stock to prepare his piece "A Vanished World."
04/20/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 309 Lincoln St., Johnstown, PA
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Veit Hertenstein, viola
Winner of the 2012 Young Concert Artist auditions, Veit Hertenstein won the "la Grange" prize at the Verbier Festival, and has appeared at the Marlboro and Menuhin Festivals. He'll debut this season at NYC's Merkin Hall and the Kennedy Center in DC. With pianist Pei-Yao Wang, he'll play works by Schumann, Prokofiev, Rota, Shostakovich and Piazzolla.
04/20/2013
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Carey Performing Arts Center, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
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The Best of Verdi's Otello
Chatham's Sunday Vocal Series presents a selection of highlight's from Vardi's Shakespearean opera "Otello."
04/21/2013
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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En Pointe
A fab fundraiser celebrates the season and the PBT dancers in style at an edgy venue. Meet the PBT musicians, professional dancers, and crew that made the 2012-2013 season possible, savor delectables, and sip bubbly.
04/21/2013
Time: 4:30 pm

Location: Peirce Studio, 807 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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CMU Baroque Ensemble

04/21/2013
Time: 5pm

Location: Alumni Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts
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Claire Jones, harp
Claire Jones is one of the most celebrated young classical harpists. From 2007 to 2011 she was official harpist to Prince Charles, and performed at the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. In this concert, co-presented with the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Harp Society, Miss Jones will include works by Debussy, Puccini, Saint-Saens, pieces from her new CD, and a special piece chosen by William and Catherine for their wedding.
04/21/2013
Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Music for Two Viols
Music for Two Viols: Music of Telemann, Simpson, Ford, and Ste. Colombe, played by gambists Patricia Halverson (Chatham Baroque) and Martha McGaughey
04/21/2013
Time: 4pm

Location: The Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbes Avenue


70th Anniversary Celebration
The Pittsburgh Concert Society celebrates 70 years of promoting Pittsburgh talent with food, friendship, and performances by pianists L. Mark Carver, Tina Faigen, Ariana Chiu, Christian Chiu, and Charles Oestreich; soprano Leah Edmondson Dyer, trumpeter Charles Lirette, harpist Rebecca Pfingstl, and the Hilal String Quartet. 71st season concerts will be announced. Adrian Daly, Dean of the Cleveland Institute of Music, is the guest of honor.
04/21/2013
Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Pittsburgh Golf Club, 5280 Northumberland St., Pittsburgh, PA
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