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WQED Cultural Calendar

Community Sing with Ysaye Barnwell
Date(s): 10/01/2016 Time: 7:00 PM
East Liberty Presbyterian Church announces the Cathedral Concerts 2016/2017 season.
Location: East Liberty Presbyterian Church 116 South Highland Ave.

To Carnegie with Love
Date(s): 10/01/2016 Time: 7:30 PM
To Carnegie with Love is a musical love letter that celebrates the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall's 115 years of service. Bell'Art Ensemble will take the audience on a journey through music's Romantic era-Bizet, Rachmaninoff, Schumann and Dvorak.
Location: Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall 300 Beechwood Ave. Carnegie

Auditions for Nutcracker at Carnegie Performing Arts Center
Date(s): 10/01/2016 Time: 1-3 PM
Auditions for dancers, boys and girls, are being held for the annual performance of The Nutcracker, presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. Two weekends of performances are being offered in a full stage production at the historic Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. Director Monica Ryan choreographs the production and rehearsals will take place on Saturday afternoons. Dancers ages 5 through adult are invited to attend the audition on Saturday, October 1. Ages 5 - 12 years old will be seen at 1 p.m. and 13 & up at 2 p.m. The auditions will take place at the studios of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center, the third floor, 150 East Main Street in Carnegie opposite Papa J’s Restaurant. For more information call the school at 412-279-8887 or access the web site at
Location: Carnegie Performing Arts Center Studio, 150 E. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106

Ellen prentiss Campbell Reading - The Bowl with Gold Seams
Date(s): 10/01/2016 Time: 7:00 PM
The Washington Independent Review of Books called Ellen Prentiss Campbell's debut novel a "brilliant tale of loss and redemption" with "a shimmering sense of intimacy." Set during the summer of 1945, "The Bowl With Gold Seams" was inspired by a strange period in the history of Southern Pennsylvania's Bedford Springs Hotel when the resort served as a detainment center for the Japanese Ambassador to Berlin, his staff, and their families.Come out for one last event before the store closes for renovations and opens under a new name..
Location: East End Book Exchange

Piano artist recital by Dr. Shelley Hanmo Qian
Date(s): 10/02/2016 Time: 4:00 PM
Shelley, an award winning piano artist and current teaching assistant at Indiana University Jacobs School performs an outstanding recital of works by Schubert, Ravel, Gubaidulina, and Liszt. She also premieres two preludes and fugues by our music director, Doug Starr.On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 1st at 1:00 PM, Shelley will present a master class for young pianists. For more information, please Dr. Starr at 412-855-0591.
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church 1066 Washington Road 15228

Jazzlive Michele Bensen
Date(s): 10/04/2016 Time: 5-8 PM
Jazzlive,, 412-456-6666
Location: The Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Ave.

J.S. Bach's Wedding Cantata and Music of his German Forebears
Date(s): 10/07/2016 Time: 7:30 PM
Chatham Baroque Announces 2016/2017 Season: A Grand Tour of Baroque Europe. Ticket information see
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair

Poets of the Piano-II. Baroque Fantasies
Date(s): 10/07/2016 Time: 12:10-1:00 PM
The second program in this series features music inspired by the Barque. Liszt-"Prelude on Weinen Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen". Liszt-"Fantasia and Bugue on Bach". Ravel-"Le tombeau de Couperin".
Location: Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 5700 Forbres Ave.

J.S. Bach's Wedding Cantata and Music of his German Forebears
Date(s): 10/08/2016 Time: 8:00 PM
Chatham Baroque Announces 2016/2017 Season: A Grand Tour of Baroque Europe. Ticket information see
Location: Calvary Episcopal Church, Shadyside

Giuseppe Verdi's: La Traviata
Date(s): 10/08/2016 - 10/16/2016
Pittsburgh Opera 2016/2017 Season. For information call 412-281-0912
Location: Benedum Center for the Performing Arts