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WQED Cultural Calendar

A Waltz Tradition
Date(s): 11/27/2015 - 11/29/2015
Manfred Honeck serves up his Thanksgiving weekend - a cornucopia of waltzes and polkas by the Strauss family. Pittsburgh Symphony principal clarinetist Michael Rusinek will also be featured in Rossini's sparkling Theme and Variations, and Weber's catchy Clarinet Concerto No. 1.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
11/27 - 7:30 pm
11/29 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Dennis Ross
Date(s): 12/02/2015 Time: 8:00 pm
Ross has played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process as the point man for Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. With a specialty in Soviet and Middle East policy, he has served as a diplomat under four U.S. Presidents. Ross has authored several books and is now a Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Speakers Series
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA
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Christmas Brasstacular
Date(s): 12/03/2015 - 12/13/2015
Get in the holiday spirit with River City Brass's own special brand of humor and fun. James Gourlay conducts fan-favorite festive music and performs with choirs and bands from area middle and high schools.
Presenter: River City Brass
12/03 - 7:30 pm
12/04 - 7:30 pm
12/04 - 7:30 pm
12/08 - 7:30 pm
12/10 - 7:30 pm
12/13 - 3:00 pm
Location: (six venues)