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A Waltz Tradition
Manfred Honeck serves up his Thanksgiving weekend - a cornucopia of waltzes and polkas by the Strauss family. Pittsburgh Symphony principal clarinetist Michael Rusinek will also be featured in Rossini's sparkling Theme and Variations, and Weber's catchy Clarinet Concerto No. 1.
Ross has played a leading role in shaping U.S. involvement in the Middle East peace process as the point man for Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. With a specialty in Soviet and Middle East policy, he has served as a diplomat under four U.S. Presidents. Ross has authored several books and is now a Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
Get in the holiday spirit with River City Brass's own special brand of humor and fun. James Gourlay conducts fan-favorite festive music and performs with choirs and bands from area middle and high schools.
A Musical Christmas Carol
Starring Pittsburgh’s own Tom Atkins, A Musical Christmas Carol is CLO's annual family holiday show with with dazzling special effects, holiday charm and the magic of the season.
Music for Exhibitions: A Little Salon Music
Music for Exhibitions: A Little Salon Music" is a program of musical selections, performed by Tuesday Musical Club members, in correlation with the current exhibit in the Frick gallery.
Coronation Mass, Unfinished Symphony & Emperor Concerto
Mozart's Coronation Mass, Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Beethoven's Emperor Concerto were nicknamed (not by their composers) to suit the character of the works. Pianist Yulianna Avdeeva is featured in Beethoven's final "Emperor" concerto. The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and a quartet of vocal soloists join Manfred Honeck in Mozart's Mass in C major, "Coronation."
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Venue: Heinz Hall Time: 7:30 PM
$100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 Meet & Greet ticket to the event. $75 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. Now in it’s 19th year, the B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert continues to wow audiences throughout the Midwest. B.E. Taylor Christmas is the place where the faithful come year after year to feel the love of Christmas. Inside some of the most revered concert halls in America, B.E. Taylor transforms old favorites through bold interpretations to create new traditions that will live in the heart as long as Christmas is celebrated.
Holiday Doo Wop
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Venue: Heinz Hall Time: 7:30 PM
$90 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. The 14th Annual Pittsburgh Holiday Doo Wop Concert returns to Heinz Hall. Featuring - MARY WILSON of the Supremes “Where Did Our Love Go”, “Baby Love”
Lenny Welch “Since I Fell For You”, “Ebb Tide”
The Original Tymes “So Much in Love”, “Wonderful, Wonderful”
Shirley Alston Reeves original lead of The Shirelles “Soldier Boy”, “Mama Said”
Tommy Mara and The Crests “Sixteen Candles”, “Cara Mia”
Special guest Johnny Angel and The Halos
Date: Sunday, December 20, 2015
Venue: Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland
Time: 6:00 PM
$100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event.
The distinctive sound of Libera has traveled the world in the last few years. The group's albums have topped both mainstream and classical charts in many countries, and their recordings hold their place in top-tens alongside major artists like Bocelli.
Date: Sunday, December 27, 2015 Venue: Consol Energy Center Time: 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
$100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. TSO is thrilled to announce that the 2015 Winter Tour will feature the live debut of 'The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve'! TSO will also release their newest full-length album titled 'Letters From the Labyrinth' this winter!
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is an American progressive rock band founded in 1993 by producer, composer, and lyricist Paul O'Neill. TSO has sold more than 9 million concert tickets and over 8 million albums. The band's musical style incorporates classical, orchestral, symphonic, and progressive elements into hard rock and heavy metal.