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All Events | Starting Friday, September 6, 2013

A Fair in the Park
A Fair in the Park is presented by the Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh in cooperation with Citiparks. The free show and sale event features contemporary clay, fiber, jewelry, glass, metal, paper, wood and mixed media. Squonk Opera performs 8 shows, and Lovebettie performs on Friday evening.
09/06/2013


First Fridays at the Frick - Axiom Brass
The award-winning Axiom Brass has been hailed as one of the major art music groups of brass chamber music. The group is dedicated to enhancing the musical life of communities across the globe and educating the next generation of musicians.
09/06/2013


2013 Artist of the Year
2013 Artist of the Year Akiko Kotani will present a diverse range of her current work. On view are two large-scale installations and numerous other 2D and 3D pieces made from plastic, silk, and glass. Her work is renowned for capturing the essence of form and the illusion of space. 2013 Emerging Artist of the Year Lenka Clayton will present a series of new works created during her current project, she calls "An Artist Residency in Motherhood." This includes 200 hand-made shoes, 30 framed drawings, three videos, and a collection of felted tools. In addition, Master Visual Artists: Preserving the Legacy honors artists in their later years and hopes to bring awareness to the region's history and wealth of outstanding artists.
09/07/2013


Sounds Upstairs - Leal & Whitehead
Violinist Sandro Leal-Santisesteban and cellist Hannah Whitehead take listeners on a musical journey from Bach to Gershwin and beyond.
09/08/2013


A Skull in Connemara
For one week each autumn, Mick Dowd is hired to disinter the bones in the local cemetery to make way for new arrivals. As the time approaches for him to dig up the bones of his own late wife, strange rumors regarding his involvement in her sudden death seven years ago resurface. Martin McDonagh, author of The Lieutenant of Inishmore, brings you part thriller-whodunit and part farce, accented with flying skulls and bloody scenes. Martin Giles directs.
09/11/2013


Symphony East
Symphony East, which raises funds to support the Pittsburgh Symphony, holds a meeting and performance featuring a quintet from the River City Brass.
09/13/2013


Tobias Picker's Therese Raquin
Therese Raquin is Tobias Picker's 2001 two-act opera to a libretto by Gene Scheer based on the novel by Emile Zola. Picker's operas include Emmeline ('96) and The Fantastic Mr. Fox ('98). A cast including QED's Anna Singer performs with an 18-piece orchestra and video by Joe Seamans.
09/13/2013


Conductors Festival
Jeffery Meyer (St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic) and Walter Morales (Edgewood Symphony Orchestra) lead a field of visiting conductors including JJ Pierce, Jacob Kallman, and Daniel Curtis in four premieres by Pittsburgh composers.
09/13/2013


The Piano Guys
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015 Venue: Benedum Center Time: 8:00 PM $100 Donation to WQED includes a thank you gift of 1 ticket to the event. Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos that have amassed three million YouTube subscribers and more than 500 million views.
08/27/2015


Alfio
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.
11/07/2015


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.    
11/18/2015


Liberia
  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.
12/20/2015