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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, April 5, 2013


The Six Brandenburg Concertos
Conductor and harpsichordist Jeannette Sorrell leads these six masterpieces in concerto grosso form, J.S. Bach's supreme achievement in instrumental music. The Brandenburg Concertos were unknown until published on the centennial of Bach's death. Ms. Sorrell is one of the leading interpreters of Bach's music and will provide insights throughout the concert.
04/05/2013 - 04/07/2013
04/05 - 8:00 pm
04/06 - 8:00 pm
04/07 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Les Ballets Trockadero
For more than 35 years, New York’s legendary all-male dance company “Keeps on Trockin” by playfully bringing the pleasures of dance to the widest possible audience. Through its skillful parodies of ballet classics and modern dance, the Trocks’ comedic brilliance lies in incorporating and exaggerating the foible, accidents and underlying congruities of serious dance.
04/05/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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PSO Presents Mercury Soul
Composer of the Year Mason Bates joins forces with musicians from the PSO, conductor Joshua Gersen, music director Benjamin Shwartz, director/designer Anne Patterson and Carnegie Mellon Drama. Using the innovations of modern stagecraft and club production, Mercury Soul re-imagines the classical music experience for a broad audience in extraordinary spaces, from clubs to warehouses to concert halls.
04/05/2013
Time: 9:00 pm

Location: STATIC, 1650 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA
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East Meets West: A Musical Journey
The Grand Halle Performance Series presents its final concert of the season, with the Greater Johnstown Community Chorus, and organist Bryan Lohr.
04/05/2013
Time: 7:30pm

Location: The Grand Halle, 306 Broad St., Johnstown 15906


South & West of Broadway with Carrie Tillis
Singing Rodgers & Hammerstein, Porter and Berlin, Tillis (daughter of country legend Mel) captivates audiences with melodies that make many listeners ache for the old days.
04/06/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, 450 Schoolhouse Rd., Johnstown, PA
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Fiddler on the Roof
In the village of Anatevka, the poor milkman Tevye is trying to keep his family's traditions in place. Times are changing, his daughters want to choose their own husbands. Includes the songs If I Were a Rich Man, Sunrise, Sunset; Tradition, and Matchmaker, Matchmaker.
04/06/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
27 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA
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Time Zones: The Chaplin/Bach Encounter
The Bach Choir juxtaposes the era of its namesake, Johann Sebastian Bach, and that of writer, actor, and auteur, Charlie Chaplin. Bach Choir director Thomas Douglas combines the musical genius of Bach with the brilliant silent narratives of Chaplin's films.
04/06/2013 - 04/07/2013
04/06 - 8:00 pm
04/07 - 4:00 pm

Location: Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 Academy, 810 Arch St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony
Young Artist Competition winners; Beethoven Symphony #6 "Pastoral". Warren Davidson conducts.
04/06/2013
Time: 7:30 pm
Upper St. Clair H.S., 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd., Upper St. Clair, PA
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A Musical Menagerie
This concert presents favorites like Peter and the Wolf  and the Fledermaus overture, among others.
04/06/2013
Time: 7:30pm

Location: Shady Side Academy, Fox Chapel
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New Music with flutist Robert Dick
Legendary flutist Robert Dick joins Alia Musica Pittsburgh for its spring concert.  The ensemble will play his work, Meristem, plus other new music works including the U.S. premiere of a piece by Pulitzer Prize finalist Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. 
04/06/2013
Time: 7:30pm

Location: Bricolage Theater, 937 Liberty Ave., downtown
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