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All Events | Starting Saturday, July 21, 2012

Cuban Music and Art Festival
Founder, captain, and conductor Robert Boudreau leads the AWSO in a free concert of Cuban music aboard the Point Counterpoint II, designed by architect Louis Kahn. Cuban art will be on display in the gallery below deck. The concert will feature Leo Brouwer's Cancion de Gesta, composed as a gift for the AWSO by Cuba's Leo Brouwer.

Big Band Jazz Concert
In its 8th season, the North Suburban Symphonic Band is a classic "big band" performing arrangements from The Stan Kenton Orchestra, big band charts of well-known George Gershwin melodies, and music by Pittsburgh's own Ray DeFade, among others, with vocals by Tony Venneri and Jessie Wills.

Freya String Quartet
Beulah Presbyterian Church presents The Freya Quartet String Quartet a professional ensemble dedicated to a wide range of repertoire spanning from Vivaldi to Glass, and Cole Porter to Radiohead.

Luke Mayernik, organ
Luke Mayernik of the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling, WV. Freewill offerings accepted.

River City Brass
Each year, as many as 100,000 people thrill to the signature sound of the River City Brass. From Pasadena to Pensacola to Pittsburgh, River City Brass provides high quality entertainment that is fun and meaningful to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Free admission.

Sunset Boulevard
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition.  Featuring Broadway's Liz Callaway.

Justin Wallace, organ
Justin Wallace, organist and assistant director of music at Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park, plays a 30 minute recital on Westminster's Austin organ.

Legend of Zelda
“The Legend of Zelda™: Symphony of the Goddesses” is the first ever video game themed concert to feature a complete 4 movement symphony, showcasing the work of Nintendo composer and sound director Koji Kondo.

PNME Concert 04
Kevin Noe conducts a program featuring To the Earth by Frederic Rzewski, Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen, 4'33" by John Cage, and Idyll for the Misbegotten by George Crumb.

La Belle Époque Cabaret (SOLD OUT)
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. An evening evoking a bawdy Parisian cabaret from La Belle Époque [The Beautiful Era]. The Pittsburgh Song Collaborative performs period French songs (translated or with subtitles) once sung by Yvette Guilbert, Aristide Bruant, and others. Emcee Rob Frankenberry weaves together musical selections, comedic monologues, and satirical skits. Projected images of artwork emphasize the role that café culture played for Impressionist artists. Performers include Benjamin Binder, piano; Rob Frankenberry, tenor and piano; Liza Forrester, mezzo-soprano; Joseph Gaines, tenor.

Max Fedore: The Sondheim Concert
Richland Senior High School student Max Fedore sings Stephen Sondheim songs with UPJ sophomore Emily Felton, accompanied by Dan Philbin, piano; Nathan Santos, bass; and Michael Bodolosky, drums.

Timeless is a juried exhibition proposing there is no time limit to the life of a vision. AAP members will exhibit works that had been completed at anytime in their career, including those exhibited previously. Artists were encouraged to submit work that reflects their past and an example of the continuing creative strength of the Associated Artists. Juror: Amanda Donnan, Carnegie Museum of Art

B.E. Taylor
 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.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra
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.