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C Street Brass

Trumpet Gabriel Colby and trombone Hakim Bilal from C Street Brass got up  Listen

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The Perlman Sound
A 3-CD tribute to violinist Itzhak Perlman on his 70th birthday (Aug 31) including his Sibelius and Korngold concerto recordings and "Zigeunerweisen" with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and a jazz piece with and by Andre Previn.
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The WQED Morning Show
Start your day with Jim Cunningham, guests and your favorite music every weekday from 6-10 am!
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Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra Spring Celebration!
Monday, May. 2 at 7:00 PM
Join us for an evening of music and family oriented activities as we celebrate the conclusion of a successful 42nd season!Program includes works by Telemann, O'Connor, Janacek, Bach, Debussy, Verdi ...more info

Classic Rock
Thursday, May. 5 - Thursday, May. 12
Presenter: River City Brass
Rock for every generation with tunes by The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Cream, Buddy Holly, and BB King. Hits from Earth, Wind, and Fire, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears will be ...more info

The Complete Beethoven Piano/Violin Sonatas: Recital 1
Thursday, May. 5 at 7:30 PM
Presenter: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
In this first of three concerts featuring the complete Beethoven Piano/Violin Sonatas, faculty members Cyrus Forough and Sergey Scheplin will come together to perform Sonatas No. 1, 5 and 7 ...more info

Yom HaShoah Memorial Program
Thursday, May. 5 at 7:00 PM
Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts are singing Hatikvah, the traditional Jewish anthem at the Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Levinson Hall-JCC Kaufmann Building 5738 Forbes Avenue enter from the Darlington ...more info

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