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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting today

Marianne Cornetti Returns
A special evening with Butler County native Marianne Cornetti. The internationally-renowned mezzo-soprano will sing Hector Berlioz' cantata, The Death of Cleopatra, and a few of her signature opera arias. The concert also includes Ottorino Respighi's Fountains of Rome. Music Director Matthew Kraemer presents a pre-concert lecture at 6:30.
Time: 7:30 pm
Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd, Butler, PA
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Adam Kossler Concert
Adam Kossler will be performing a solo concert for the Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society concert series. Dr. Kossler has been a top prizewinner in a number of international guitar competitions including the Boston Guitarfest, Columbus Guitar Symposium, and many others. Dr. Kossler performs regularly as a solo artist, as a member of the NOVA Guitar Quartet, and with the Kossler Guitar Trio alongside his father Bill and brother John. General admission $25; member admission $21.
Time: 7:30 PM

Location: The Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15217

CMU Wind Ensemble Concert
he Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble, under the direction of George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, will perform their first concert of 2016 on Saturday, February 6th. This concert will feature Joseph Willcox Jenkins' American Overture for Band, Karl Husa's Music for Prague 1968, Frigyes Hidas's Concerto for Bassoon (featuring Shane M. Gillen as the soloist), Alex Marthaler'sTurning in Air-World Premiere, and Barber'sCommando March.$10 Regular Admission$5 Senior Citizen (65+) AdmissionAll students, along with CMU/Pitt faculty and staff, are free w/ valid ID.
Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 5th Ave., Pittsburgh 15213

Indiana Brass Band
The Indiana Brass Band will present a concert of period music preformed on Civil War era instruments. Free will offering
Time: 2 PM

Location: Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament One Cathedral Square, Altoona, PA 16601

The Russians Are Coming
Tuesday Musical Club pianist Jack Kurutz and colleagues present a program entitled "The Russians Are Coming." Free and open to the public.
Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

Diana Nyad
Nyad came to national attention in the 1970s for swimming around Manhattan and then from the Bahamas to Florida. In 2013, at the age of 64, she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida without the aid of a shark cage. Nyad is also a journalist who has been regularly featured on NPR and ABC’s Wide World of Sports.
Time: 8:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA
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Valentine's Day
Juraj Valcuha returns to conduct Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture, inspired by Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers; Dvorak's most beloved cello concerto, featuring the PSO debut of Joshua Roman; Wagner's passionate "Prelude und Liebestod" from the opera Tristan und Isolde, and excerpts from Bizet's fiery Carmen suites.
02/12/2016 - 02/14/2016
02/12 - 8:00 pm
02/14 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Peter Pan
Imagination takes flight and time stands still in the mystical world of Jorden Morris’ Peter Pan. Atmospheric scenery transports audiences through starry skies to the tangled forests of Neverland and the decks of Hook’s Jolly Roger. Set to works by English composers, high-flying choreography and aerial acrobatics animate a fantastical realm where fairies flit through the sky, pirates patrol the waters and Peter Pan leads his Lost Boys in endless adventure.
02/12/2016 - 02/21/2016
02/12 - 8:00 pm
02/13 - 8:00 pm
02/13 - 2:00 pm
02/18 - 7:00 pm
02/19 - 8:00 pm
02/20 - 2:00pm
02/20 - 8:00 pm
02/21 - 2:00 pm
237 Seventh St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Auditions for the Children's play Beauty and the Beast
The Carnegie Performing Arts Center is holding auditions on Saturday, February 13, for the children's play The Little Mermaid, based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. Performances will be at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in April with rehearsals taking place on Saturdays. Ages 5 - 12 are invited to audition at 10 a.m., ages 13 and up are invited to audition at 11 a.m. at the studios of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center located at 150 East Main Street in Carnegie. For more information call the school at 412-279-8887 or access the web site at
Time: 10:00 am

Location: Carnegie Performing Arts Center Studio, 150 E. Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106

Beethoven IX, Ode to Joy
Presenting Beethoven's Ninth Symphony as you've never heard it before. The Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Roger Tabler, will perform the beautiful "Ode to Joy" featuring Pittsburgh soloists Mary Beth Sederburg, Lauren Corcoran, William Andrews and Zachary Luchetti. 200 high school vocalists from the combined choirs of Moon Area and Upper St. Clair will be lending their angelic voices to the evening for a spectacular event. Bring your favorite valentine to this "JOYOUS" celebration of life and music! Tickets on sale now. Call 412-403-0022. Advance ticketing recommended.
Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Moon Area HS, 8353 University Blvd., Moon Twp. PA 15108

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