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WQED Cultural Calendar

C Street Brass w/DJ Jakeisrain "No Limits"
Date(s): 07/24/2014 Time: 7:30 pm
"No Limits", the newest recital program of C Street Brass, challenges the listener to find something this group cannot do. "No Limits" takes the audience on an amazing adventure through different time periods and music styles - classical, gospel, jazz, tango, and modern electronic dance music will be on display. Add a little bit of humor and a lot of fun, and the audience wins.
Presenter: Chamber Music Pittsburgh
Location: Kelly-Strayhorn Theater,
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Music of America
Date(s): 07/24/2014 Time: 7:00 pm
The Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh play works for wind quintet by Copland, Sousa, Ewazen, Bernstein, and others.
Presenter: Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh
Location: Cranberry Township Community Park, 20727 Route 19, Cranberry Twp, PA
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Alan Lewis, organ
Date(s): 07/24/2014 Time: 5:00 pm
Alan Lewis, organist of Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA.
Presenter: Westminster Music & Arts Series
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Symphonic Celebration
Date(s): 07/25/2014 Time: 7:00 pm
Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra throw a summer symphonic celebration featuring Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Brahms Symphony No. 3 and a breathtaking performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Russian pianist Olga Kern.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Concert 3 - Guitar and Voice
Date(s): 07/25/2014 - 07/26/2014
Featuring a world premiere of a new commission by Ryan Anthony Francis for PNME and guitar virtuoso Mattias Jacobsson. Works include: Amy Williams: First Lines; Christopher Cerrone: I will learn to love a person; and Ryan Francis: Album for Guitar. Soprano Lindsay Kesselman also makes a guest appearance.
Presenter: Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble
07/25 - 8:00 pm
07/26 - 8:00 pm
City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Street Pittsburgh, PA
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BLUE! Performance Series: Border Ride
Date(s): 07/26/2014 Time: 1:00 pm
Border Ride, the Western Pennslyvania and Eastern Ohio bluegrass group, combines various musical backgrounds into traditional bluegrass and progressive, non-traditional Newgrass music.
Location: Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA


The Amadeus Trio
Date(s): 07/27/2014 Time: 10:30 am
Enjoy a free concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win the weekly Best Brunch Contest.
Presenter: Bach, Beethoven & Brunch
Mellon Park, Fifth & Shady Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Monty Python's Spamalot
Date(s): 07/29/2014 - 08/03/2014
Monty Python's Spamalot is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic "Monty Python and The Holy Grail." This hilarious retelling of the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table features the show-stopping musical numbers "The Song That Goes Like This" and "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!"
Presenter: Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera
Benedum Center, 230 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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