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All Events | Starting Sunday, March 10, 2013

Celebrating Wagner's Nordic Tales
Chatham's Sunday Vocal series presents a concert in honor of the Chatham University Global Focus Program's "Year of Europe: Scandinavia." Featured singers: Anna Singer, Robert Frankenberry, Mary Beth Sederburg, Demareus Cooper, Kelly Lynch, Desiree Soteres, and Jolanta Doherty, with pianist Walter Morales.

Jackie Evancho - Songs from the Silver Screen
Singer and America's Got Talent alum Jackie Evancho applies her brilliant voice and extraordinary artistry to an entirely new set of classics with the release of her CD, "Songs From the Silver Screen." Director Robert Redford hand-picked Pittsburgh's Jackie Evancho to play his daughter in the 2012 film The Company You Keep.

The Music of The Beatles
Duquesne's Jazz Ensemble (Mike Tomaro, director) presents The Music of The Beatles.

The Wizard of Oz
Experience the classic film The Wizard of Oz as never before – accompanied by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The beloved film received Academy Awards for Best Original Music Score and Best Song with "Over the Rainbow." See the film and hear the music that has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations with your PSO at Heinz Hall. Lawrence Loh conducts.

Lukas Foss's Griffelkin
The CAPA Voice Department will be presenting their Spring opera, Griffelkin, by Lukas Foss.

In Memoriam I
Christine Jordanoff, director.

SOLO Exhibits
Locally and regionally renowned visual artists showcase their talent in a trio of exhibits of new work with a contemporary focus. Works in paper, fiber art and paint. SOLO Exhibits features work by Leslie Ansley, Jo-Anne Bates, and Tina Brewer.

Storybook Heroes
Beethoven: Egmont ovt.; Humperdinck: selections from Hansel and Gretel; Tchaikovsky: selections from Cinderella; Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man; selections from the Narnia films.  Friday, Mar 15, 8pm, Butler County Community College & Saturday, Mar 23, 7pm, North Hills Junior High 

Springtime Serenades
This free concert features PYPO's string, woodwind, and brass ensembles.

Henry Spinell, piano
Henry Spinelli, noted Pittsburgh pianist presens a recital in celebration of his 80th birthday. His program includes works by Scarlatti, Schubert, Fauré, Amy Beach, Irving Fine, and Earl Wild/George Gershwin.

Pomerium: Mary Tudor: Glorious Music for England's Catholic Queen
Countering the view of Mary Tudor as a blood-thirsty tyrant with no love of the arts, a newer picture paints her five-year reign as one of extraordinary musical flowering, when England's greatest composers (White, Parsons, Tye, Tallis) were encouraged to compose the most elaborate and sophisticated music they could. Co-presented with Calvary Episcopal Church.

John Williams' music & Dan Kamin's Comedy in Motion
Featuring the music of John Williams and Dan Kamin's Comedy in Motion.

Puccini's Madama Butterfly
Cio-Cio San's (Maria Luigia Borsi) open heart and trusting nature are the reasons that Pinkerton (Bryan Hymel) should love her, and the reasons that you'll weep at the end of the opera. The young Japanese woman, nicknamed Butterfly, gives up her family and her religion to be with Pinkerton. Pinkerton gives up nothing, and promptly leaves - returning three years later with his American wife, leaving the young Butterfly mortally devastated. Jean-Luc Tingaud conducts.

Amadeus! A Mozart Celebration
An all-Mozart concert with the Overture to Abduction from the Seraglio, Symphony #25 in g minor, Symphony #38 “Prague”, and opera highlights from The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni with soprano Jeanine De Bique.

Young Winners Recital
Performances by pianists Zhaoliang Albert Du, Rishi Mirchandani, Hannah Breslau, Ariana Chiu, and harpist Rebecca Pfingstl.

Linda Kernohan, piano
Pianist, composer, and official Grammy Awards blogger (a.k.a. Miss Music Nerd) will perform her composition "A Book of Hours" inspired by the writings of theologian, writer, and pacifist Thomas Merton. Four readers will speak the writings of Merton between musical interpretations. Free admission.

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band
Robert Cameron, conductor.

Revisiting the Classics
Jason Worzbyt conducts gems of the wind band repertoire, including such standards as Gustav Holst's "First Suite for Band," Percy Grainger's "Colonial Song", and "Introit" by Fisher Tull.

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015 Venue: Byham Theater Time: 7:30 PM $75 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. Sydney native Alfio has one of the greatest voices in contemporary music today. This highly charismatic tenor/crooner offers a refreshingly cool and modern throwback to the legendary singers to which he is often compared.   Captivating his audience with equal parts music journey, powerful vocals and comedic banter, Alfio effortlessly brings all generations of music lovers together in one audience; and regardless of whether he sings in English, Italian or Spanish, all languages flow as one.

The Tenors
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Venue: Byham Theater Time: 8:00 PM $125 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 Meet & Greet ticket to the event. $90 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. 2013 Juno Award Winners The Tenors have shared the stage with Sarah McLachlan, Neil Young, Paul Anka, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney, Brian McKnight, David Foster, and Natalie Cole among others, in venues from Bangkok to London, and New York to Israel. They have been hailed as musical ambassadors and Canada's national treasure.