The Pittsburgh Philharmonic presents Concerto Competition winner Nathan Magley in the Carl Maria von Weber Concerto for the Clarinet. Nathan describes the music and his work at CAPA. Conductor Daniel Nesta Curtis has the run down on the concert including Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Caroline Keller the Board Chair and violinist describes the venues and reminds you that there is Graeter’s ice cream for everyone at the end.
Pittsburgh Symphony Pops Guest Conductor Jack Everly leads "A Night at the Oscars: Hollywood Epics for Hollywood" February 22, 23 and 24 at Heinz Hall. Here he speaks with Jim Cunningham and the Friends of the Pittsburgh Symphony in the Dorothy Porter Simmons Regency Rooms at Heinz Hall about the program and his career as the conductor of the Capitol Fourth and Memorial Day concerts seen on PBS, the Pops scene in general, his favorite film composers, work with the Indianapolis, National Arts Center of Ottawa, Naples Florida, San Diego Symphony and National Symphony orchestras and his music making with Carol Channing and Marvin Hamlisch.
Organist and Music Director at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Dr. Edward Alan Moore, introduces Martin Baker, the English organist and choirmaster at Westminster Cathedral who will appear on Sunday afternoon, February 24th at 3pm for the Organ Artists Series of Pittsburgh in Calvary Episcopal Church. The program includes the Bach Chaconne arranged by Mittelschulte, Pictures at an Exhibition, and Dan Locklair’s Rubrics with the composer in the audience celebrating the 30th anniversary of the premiere in Pittsburgh.
Murry Sidlin discusses his "Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin" which he will conduct at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Saturday February 23rd at 7:30 pm. Historic film, testimony from survivors, and narration tells the story of performances by the prisoners of a WWII concentration camp with the IUP Chorale and the Penn State Altoona Ivyside Pride with soloists, actor and piano soloist.
Ben Taylor talks about his role as "Older Thompson" in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Glory Denied" taking place at Pittsburgh Opera's headquarters February 23-March 3rd, 2019.
Caitlin Gotimer talks about her role as "Older Alyce" in Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Glory Denied" taking place at Pittsburgh Opera's headquarters February 23-March 3rd, 2019.