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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, March 30, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble
George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story, conduct the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble in a program including Mendelssohn's Overture for Wind Band in C Major, Mahler's "Der Grosse Appel" sequence from Symphony # 2, Alan Fletcher's Clarinet Concerto featuring Michael Rusinek, and Mahler's Um Mitternacht, from the Ruckert Lieder, sung by Tami Fire.
03/30/2014
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Wind Symphony/Symphony Band
Dr. Robert Cameron, conducts
03/30/2014
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Av, Pittsburgh, PA
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Transcriptions for Piano and Organ
Pittsburgh pianist Nathan Carterette and organist Edward Alan Moore perform Franz Liszt's Totentanz and George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue; two works originally for piano and orchestra. The orchestral paret will be played on a 1926 Skinner organ ideally suited to orchestral transcription. The program will also include works for solo piano and solo organ.
03/30/2014
Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, OH
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Classic Guitar Ensemble
Michael Chapman, director.
03/31/2014
Time: 7:30 pm
PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
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French Music for Harp and Strings
Violinist Dawn Posey and harpist Nuiko Wadden (members of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra) will present a program of French music including works by Jacques Ibert, Andre Caplet, Maurice Ravel and the premiere of a new duo by Pittsburgh composer Mark Fromm. Guest artists: Katie Pierson, violin; Marylene Gingras Roy, viola; and Katya Janpoladyan, cello. Suggested donation: $10.
04/02/2014
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Pittsburgh Opera, 2425 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA


Big Band Brass
River City Brass swings into Big Band mode featuring the Rat Pack! Hits made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and of course Sammy Davis Jr., but also big band sounds from the libraries of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich and many more! It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!
04/03/2014 - 04/10/2014
04/03 - 7:30 pm
04/04 - 7:30 pm
04/05 - 7:30 pm
04/08 - 7:30 pm
04/10 - 7:30 pm

Location: (five locations)
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Ravel & Debussy
Guest Conductor Juraj Valcuha conducts La Mer, Debussy's colorful sonic impression of the sea, and Ravel's La Valse, a decadent impression of the Viennese waltz. Violinist Stefan Jackiw plays Korngold's Violin Concerto, and the PSO gives a world premiere to new music by Christopher Rouse.
04/04/2014 - 04/06/2014
04/04 - 8:00 pm
04/06 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Carpathian Music Ensemble
Experience and evening of Eastern European folk, funk, fusion with Pitt's Carpathian Music Ensemble.
04/04/2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Bellefield Hall, 315 S. Bellefield Av., Pittsburgh, PA
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B.U.S. 9
Local artists risk their creative necks to support Bricolage's 2014 season. Inspired by a 90-minute city bus ride, these artists have just 24 hours to write, direct, and memorize six new 10-minute plays. The last stop on the journey is an unforgettable performance at The New Hazlett Theater. Come Friday night to learn all the secrets, and/or hop on board Saturday for food, libations, performances, music, and a silent auction. We guarantee an amazing ride.
04/04/2014 - 04/05/2014
04/04 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
04/05 - 6:30 pm - midnight
Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Austrian and Young Artists winners
Warren Davidson conducts the Rosamunde Overture by Franz Schubert, and the Emperor Waltz by Johann Strauss II, and features the PCO's Young Artist Competion Winners as well as dancers from the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh.
04/05/2014
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Upper Saint Clair High School, 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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