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Music for Two Organs: Kevin Jones and Michael Messina
Date(s): 11/23/2014 Time: 4:00 pm
Utilizing Shadyside's four-manual Reuter in the chancel and a two-manual Moeller in the gallery — Kevin Jones and Michael Messina will present music written for two organs (Calvin Hampton's Alexander Variations and Stephen Paulus's Paean), organ and piano (Leo Sowerby's Dialogue), and solo organ (Handel and Mendelssohn).
Presenter: Music in a Great Space
Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Pl, Pittsburgh, PA
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Soprano Anna Singer in Recital
Date(s): 11/23/2014 Time: 3:00 pm
An afternoon featuring soprano Anna Singer with pianist Walter Morales in songs by Griffes, Hoiby, R. Strauss, Menotti and Debussy.
Presenter: Chatham University
Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Moscow on the Mon
Date(s): 11/23/2014 Time: 2:30 pm
Lawrence Loh conducts Copland's Appalachian Spring, Lowell Lieberman's Flute Concerto featuring Pittsburgh Symphony Principal Flute Lorna McGhee, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4, plus Tchaikovsky's Trepak from The Nutcracker conducted by Andrew Johnson, winner of the PYSO Conducting Competition. Free tickets available online.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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St. Francis: A Musical Tribute from the Past to the Present
Date(s): 11/23/2014 Time: 4:00 pm
Renowned vocalists Charlene Canty, soprano and Andrey Nemzer, countertenor accompanied by organist Nicholas Will present settings of the Stabat Mater by composers such as Vivaldi, Rossini, Haydn, Poulenc and Pergolesi. The concert's second half presents settings by award winning composer Eli Tamar of texts attributed to Saint Francis.
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon, PA
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Shadyside Splendor
Date(s): 11/23/2014 Time: Noon - 5:00 pm
The Pittsburgh Symphony Society tour of homes benefits the Pittsburgh Symphony. Tickets are available online and during the event at a kiosk at Amberson & Fifth Avenue.
Location: Six Gilded-age Shadyside Mansions
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Newsies
Date(s): 11/25/2014 - 11/30/2014
They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines…Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Choreography, Newsies has audiences and critics alike calling it “A musical worth singing abour!” (New York Times) Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it's a high-energy explosion of song and dance.
Presenter: PNC Broadway Across America
Benedum Center, 237 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Thanksgiving with Igudesman and Joo
Date(s): 11/28/2014 - 11/30/2014
Often compared to luminaries such as Victor Borge and Dudley Moore, violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo have taken the world by storm with their unique and hilarious sketches. Their performances with some the most prestigious classical musicians have won reviews from The New York Times, Vanity Fair and many others. Music Director Manfred Honeck conducts.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
11/28 - 7:30 pm
11/30 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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