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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, February 2, 2013

Beethoven's Pastorale
This concert includes African-American composer George Walker's Lyric for Strings, Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole featuring Pittsburgh Symphony Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley, and Beethoven's Symphony #6, "Pastoral."
02/02/2013
Palace Theater, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, PA
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Duets: Music for Viola and Piano
Chatham's Chamber Music Series presents Pittsburgh Symphony violist Erina Goldwasser and pianist Gerald Lee in the Viola Sonata by Shostakovich, Ravel's Piece en Forme de Habanera, and other works by Glinka and Liszt.
02/02/2013
Time: 7:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Trillium Ensemble - Echoes
The Trillium Ensemble (flute, clarinet & piano) welcomes Pittsburgh Opera violinist Dawn Posey for a music program featuring "Eleven Echoes of Autumn" by George Crumb and trios by Aram Khachaturian, Bohuslav Martinu, and local composer Federico Garcia, as well as John Adams' "Gnarly Buttons."
02/02/2013
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Frick Fine Arts Building, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
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Carnegie Mellon Chamber Orchestra
Ronald Zollman conducts a dance-inspired program featuring the Simple Symphony by Benjamin Britten, Symphony #2 for Strings and Trumpet by Honegger, Orawa by Wojciech Kilar, and Ancient Airs & Dances, Suite 3, by Respighi.
02/03/2013
Time: 2:00 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Rebecca Skloot and David Lacks
Rebecca Skloot and David “Sonny” Lacks appear with the unforgettable story of David’s mother, Henrietta, the subject of Skloot’s best-seller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Henrietta, a poor farmer who died of cancer in 1951, left behind an immortal line of cells known as HeLa. These cells, taken without her knowledge, have been used for decades in ground-breaking medical research. Skloot traces her own ten-year writing journey to uncover a mystery about race, class and bioethics in America.
02/04/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Sister Act
Sister Act is Broadway’s acclaimed musical comedy based on the smash-hit film. When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a crime, the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
02/05/2013 - 02/10/2013
Time: various
Benedum Center, 237 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Faculty Recital
Duquesne faculty members Adam Liu, cello; David Allen Wehr, piano; and Rachel Stegeman, violin, perform in recital.
02/05/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
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My Funny Valentine
Just in time for Valentine's Day, the PSO Pops welcomes Broadway stars Melissa Errico and Doug LaBrecque joining the orchestra for "I Could Have Danced All Night" from My Fair Lady, the theme from Ice Castles and more. It will be a night of laughs, tears and most of all, romance. Michael Krajewski, pop conductor of the Houston and Atlanta symphonies leads the orchestra.
02/07/2013 - 02/10/2013
02/07 - 7:30 pm
02/08 - 8:00 pm
02/09 - 8:00 pm
02/10 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 601 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Rossini's The Barber of Seville
With the help of the crafty Figaro, the amorous Count Almaviva attempts to woo the beautiful Rosina from under the nose of her jealous and controlling guardian, Dr. Bartolo. 14 singers will be heard over the run of four performances.
02/07/2013 - 02/10/2013
02/07 - 7:00 pm
02/08 - 7:00 pm
02/09 - 7:00 pm
02/10 - 2:00 pm

Location: Seton Center Auditorium, 1900 Pioneer Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Wind Symphony & Symphony Band
Robert Cameron conducts.
02/07/2013
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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