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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, April 26, 2013


Beethoven's Ninth, "Ode to Joy"
In this 'Music for the Spirit' concert, Manfred Honeck and the PSO pay tribute to the good in mankind.  Beethoven's final symphonic masterpiece, one of the most recognizable pieces of all time, takes its text from Friedrich Schiller’s poem, "Ode to Joy." The PSO also premieres Christopher Theofanides' "The Gift," commissioned by the PSO to honor long-time Board Chair Richard P. Simmons.
04/26/2013 - 04/28/2013
04/26 - 8:00 pm
04/27 - 8:00 pm
04/28 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Music of Michael Jackson
André Raphel conducts the music of the King of Pops from the earliest Jackson 5 to his mega-selling solo years. Vocalist Gavin Hope sings the hits Billie Jean, Thriller, Bad, and Man in the Mirror. Gavin Hope has shared the stage with Shania Twain, Natalie Cole, James Brown and Aretha Franklin.
04/26/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Capitol Theater, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, WV
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Joe Negri Jazz Guitar Scholarship Benefit
A benefit cocktail reception (6pm), and dinner (7pm) to endow the Joe Negri Jazz Guitar Endowed Scholarship with performances by Mr. Negri and various local jazz greats.
04/26/2013
Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Power Center ballroom, 1015 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Rossini's La Cenerentola
The fairy story with the glass slipper and golden carriage becomes an enchanting opera that replaces special effects with the real magic of true love and goodness. Despite her evil stepsisters, Angelina (Vivica Genaux) manages to be the belle of the ball, thanks to the wise Alidoro (Joseph Barron) and a beautiful bracelet. After the ball, the prince (Arthur Espiritu) finds his princess and sees her true beauty: the ability to forgive. With Paolo Pecchioli as Don Magnifico. Antony Walker conducts.
04/27/2013 - 05/05/2013
04/27 - 7:00 pm
04/27 - 8:00 pm
05/03 - 8:00 pm
05/05 - 2:00 pm
Benedum Center, 231 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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A little bit of this, and a little bit of that
Ron Nelson's "Mayflower Overture" depicts the Pilgrims' travel to the New World. Pittsburgh's own Joseph Wilcox Jenkins is featured in his "Tartan Suite". Minnesota composer John Zdechlik's "Psalm 46" celebrates a famous Lutheran hymn, and director Jason Worzbyt closes with a heartfelt "America the Beautiful."
04/27/2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Performing Arts Center, Seton Hill University, 100 Harrison Ave., Greensburg, PA
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Dirty Ball
Join up with the league of heroic partiers and supercharge Attack Theatre at The Dirty Ball. Revel in your secret identity, marvel at the company's daredevil acts of dance, and groove to electrifying beats by Titletown Soul & Funk Party and Pandemic.
04/27/2013
Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00

Location: The Clock Building, 2101 Mary St., Pittsburgh, PA
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10th Annual Three Rivers Community Band Festival
Enjoy the Community Band South, East Winds Symphonic Band, and Metropolitan Italian Symphonic Band in concert.  Then, Samuel R. Hazo conducts the 2013 Regional Festival Band.  WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham provides commentary as M.C.  Free.
04/27/2013
Time: 2:30pm

Location: Upper St. Clair H.S. Theater, Rte. 19 South
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Glass Roots - Summer Flower Show
Designed by Phipps Exhibit Coordinator Jordyn Melino, Glass Roots features artists of the Pittsburgh regio, who have made vines and blooms of glass, stained-glass towers lit from within, a glass wooly mammoth skeleton, a variety of vases, oversized glass Chinese lantern seed pods, Queen Anne’s lace-inspired glass flowers, abstract birds, water lilies and reeds, a tall glass sunflower, and more.
04/27/2013 - 10/06/2013
1 Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA
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Art All Night
Art All Night, 22 hours of art and music, is called one of Pittsburgh’s  most popular, and populist, arts events.  Hundreds of artists enter more than a thousand works in the show, and they’re displayed by hundreds of volunteers.  The show features live music, children’s activities, and more.  It opens at 4pm on Saturday, and runs through 2pm on Sunday.  Classical WQEDfm will broadcast live onsite, Sunday morning, 9 to noon.
04/27/2013
Time: 4pm


Daria Burlak, organ
Church of the Epiphany presents award-winning organist Daria Burlak, making her first concert tour of the USA with works by Dupre, Durufle, Messaien and others. The church is next to the Consol Energy Center, downtown.
04/28/2013
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Church of the Epiphany, 184 Washington Pl., Pittsburgh, PA
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