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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, October 10, 2014

A Night in Spain
Israeli conductor Omer Meir Wellber makes his Pittsburgh debut, leading Tchaikovsky’s virtuosic Manfred Symphony. Wellber is joined by the charismatic young Spanish guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas, in the beloved Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo. The program opens with Debussy's charming Petite suite, inspired by the poetry of Paul Verlaine.
10/10/2014 - 10/12/2014
10/10 - 7:30 pm
10/11 - 7:30 pm
10/12 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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The Sorcerer
The Savoyards begin their 77th season with Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Sorcerer."
10/10/2014 - 10/19/2014
10/10 - 8:00 pm
10/11 - 8:00 pm
10/12 - 2:30 pm
10/16 - 8:00 pm
10/17 - 8:00 pm
10/18 - 8:00 pm
10/19 - 2:30 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, Carnegie, PA
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Robert Gruca, guitar
The Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society presents Robert Gruca, who covers a wide range of solo, chamber, and concerto repertoire. Possessing powerful musical interpretation and complete technical command over his instrument, he has earned first prizes at the Columbus State Guitar Symposium Competition, the Appalachian State Guitar Festival Competition, and others.
10/11/2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Beverly Heights Presbyterian Church, 1207 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Sergey Schepkin, piano
Sergey Schepkin, Associate Professor of Piano at Carnegie Mellon University, will perform J. S. Bach's Six Keyboard Partitas, BWV 825-830. Free admission.
10/11/2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision focuses on presenting groundbreaking work from the world’s most exciting, emerging choreographers. Square None, by Norbert De La Cruz III, is an ambitious and expansive piece that explores themes of youth and naivete. Beautiful Mistake, by Spanish choreographer Cayetano Soto, expertly exhibits the gorgeous physicality of this incredible company through dynamic partnering. In Heart(s)pace by company-favorite Nicolo Fonte, the stage glows with exuberant light and color in an abstract piece illuminating the importance of touch.
10/11/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Outside Mullingar
Opening City Theatre's 40th Anniversary Season is "Outside Mullingar" by John Patrick Shanley, the Pulitzer, Oscar and Tony-winning author of "Moonstruck" and "Doubt." This comedy tells the story of Tony Reilly, an aging Irish cattle farmer and widower, who threatens to leave his family's farm to an American nephew instead of his own son, Anthony. That is, until neighbor Rosemary steps in with a long-held family secret that could change Anthony’s fate and her own.
10/11/2014 - 11/02/2014
1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA
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Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic
With guest conductor and pianist Barry Douglas, the Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic will perform Joseph Haydn's Symphony #88 in G Major, Beethoven's Piano Concerto #2 in B-Flat Major, and Felix Mendelssohn's Symphony #4.
10/12/2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Roberto Clemente was more than just a baseball player. He was a legend. A hero. Golden Glover. World Series champ. And a selfless humanitarian. This world premiere musical by Alki Steriopoulos tells the unforgettable story of the life and death of Hall of Famer Clemente, as well as the three women instrumental in molding him – his mother, Dona Luisa, his wife, Vera, and his doting sister, Anairis.
10/17/2014 - 10/26/2014
Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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