FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, September 6, 2014
As You Like It
Boy (Orlando) meets girl (Rosalind). Girl dresses as boy (Ganymede). Boy and girl act out courtship while everyone in the Forest of Arden falls in love. But whose love is true? This romantic comedy has something for everyone--as you like it! Pittsburgh's intrepid troupe brings laughter and audience engagement for all ages.
09/06/2014 - 09/28/2014
Time: 2:00 pm
09/06 - 2:00 pm
09/07 - 2:00 pm
09/13 - 2:00 pm
09/14 - 2:00 pm
09/20 - 2:00 pm
09/21 - 2:00 pm
09/27 - 11:00 am
09/27 - 2:30 pm
09/28 - 2:00 pm
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Sounds Upstairs - Fifth Avenue Strings
This talented high school string quartet will perform classical, folk and fiddle favorites!
Time: 3:30 pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
The PSO's Monday Night Neighborhood Series begins with the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass performing a program of spiritual works and readings exploring the spiritual nature and influences on music. Concerts are free and open to the public, but seats must be reserved online. The series is part of the Music for the Spirit Program and is curated and arranged by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians.
09/08 - 8:00 pm
09/15 - 8:00 pm
09/22 - 8:00 pm
Location: 3 venues: North Side, East Liberty & Wilkinsburg
Parallel Lives - The Glue Factory Fall Project 2014
We carry the world in our pockets. We overlook those across the table while simultaneously texting others across the globe -- reaching out endlessly, hoping for more. Award-winning choreographer Beth Corning directs and dances the world premiere of Parallel Lives, her evening-length, multi-disciplinary dancetheater duet co-starring Bessie award-winning dancer Arthur Aviles (former principal with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane). Set design is by Pittsburgh Center for the Arts "Artist of the Year" Akiko Kotani and lighting by Australian designer Iain Court. Co-presented with the New Hazlett Theater.
09/10/2014 - 09/14/2014
Location: New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh, PA
Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh
The newly-established Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh performs works by Mozart, Barber and Tchaikovsky in its free inaugural concert conducted by Edward Leonard.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Frick Art Museum, 7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA
Eve Apart is a new multi-media musical production that plumbs the era of Lilith and Lucifer and reimagines the Genesis story. Each act explores layered and primal themes of feminine power. With a libretto by Pittsburgher Kip Soteres, composer Tim Hinck interweaves influences from prehistoric rhythms to lush neo-impressionism to high-tech, futuristic tones and ambient electronica. Conductor Federico Garcia-De Castro leads a cast featuring soprano Desiree Soteres.
09/12/2014 - 09/14/2014
09/12 - 7:30 pm
09/12 - 7:30 pm
09/12 - 2:30 pm
Location: 7800 Susquehanna St, Pittsburgh, PA
Carmen de Lavallade -- "As I Remember It"
As I Remember It is an intimate portrait of the legendary artist Carmen de Lavallade told through dance, film and her personal writings. Created by Ms. de Lavallade in collaboration with director Joe Grifasi and co-writer/dramaturg Talvin Wilks, this hour-long original work traces a career that spans over seven decades and reflects on what is remembered and what is forgotten.
09/12/2014 - 09/13/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Gala Concert with Anne-Sophie Mutter
Join Music Director Manfred Honeck and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter for a spectacular Gala opening to the PSO's 2014-2015 season featuring Bruch's Violin Concerto #1 and popular pieces by Smetana, Sibelius, Strauss, and Prokofiev.
Time: 7:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Letters From the 19th Century: Music for 4 Voices and 2 Pianos
The Liebeslieder Walzer by Johannes Brahms, and works by Schubert, Schumann and Strauss. Singers Lara Lynn Cotrill, Raquel Winnica Young, Robert Frankenberry and Peter Bianchi perform with pianists Billie Jo Miller and Jack Kurutz. The venues are private homes in Beechview, Beaver and Fox Chapel.
09/13/2014 - 09/27/2014
09/13 - 7:30 pm
09/14 - 7:30 pm
09/27 - 7:30 pm