All Events | Starting Sunday, November 10, 2013
A performance by the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, with members of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Junior Mendelssohn Choir in Mozart’s Requiem
Susan Medley conducts the Junior Mendelssohn Choir in Mozart’s Requiem with members of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. The program also features several a cappella works.
Eyes on Sound
Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives; Gilda Lyons: Chrysalis; Karol Szymanowski: Mythes; Michael Nyman: Yellow Beach
Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder and other classics
Demareus Cooper, soprano
Major Winners' Recital - Mimi Jung & Sean Kennard
Violinist Mimi Jung plays music by Beethoven, Paganini, Liptak and Saint-Saens. Pianist Sean Kennard performs pieces by Chopin and Barber, and "Danse Macabre" transcribed by Horowitz.
Music on the Mount
A performance by the Duquesne Opera Workshop, Guenko Guechev, director.
Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble and Choirs
George Vosburgh, Thomas Thompson, and Stephen Story conduct the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble and Choirs in a program including Nancy Galbraith's Danza de los Duendes, Eric Whitacre's Lux Aurumque, William Schuman's George Washington Bridge, and Philip Sparke's Dance Movements.
From Darkness to Triumph
The Mendelssohn Choir performs "From Darkness to Triumph," in the sanctuary at Rodef Shalom, exploring the human condition from the depths of despair to the highest peaks of exultation through the music of Ginastera, Carissimi, Schubert and Mendelssohn. Music Director Betsy Burleigh conducts this free concert, which features members of the Choir as soloists.
All percussion majors gain experience by performing in the Duquesne University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Eliseo Rael.
Parade of American Music
A concert featuring original compositions by members of the Tuesday Musical Club Composers Division.
Jim Cunningham - On the Road with the Pittsburgh Symphony
The Fox Chapel Branch of the American Association of University Women presents Classical QED 89.3's Jim Cunningham's "On the Road with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: European Festivals Tour 2013," a multimedia behind-the-scenes look at the PSO's travels to spectacular venues.
Reed III Trio - Discoveries
This concert will present rarely-heard reed trios (which have not been recorded) and premieres by Luke Mayernik and Blake Ragghianti from OvreArts, and Christine Burke.
For nearly 25 years, Acoustic Alchemy has pushed the limits of the acoustic guitar's potential by embracing a spectrum of musical styles ranging from straight-ahead jazz to folk to rock to world music and beyond. Despite a tragic setback in the late 1990s, they've sustained a vast and loyal following well beyond their U.K. origins.
Ann Hampton Callaway presents The Streisand Songbook
singer-songwriter and Tony Award-nominee Ann Hampton Callaway performs The Streisand Songbook, featuring timeless classics from Streisand's extraordinary career. Callaway crafts a loving musical portrait of the legendary performer, while putting a unique pop/jazz spin on unforgettable songs from Streisand's Broadway years to her film and pop album works. PSO Assistant Conductor Fawzi Haimor will conduct.
Celebrating the Great American Songbook, Then & Now
Mike Tomaro, director.
Murphy/Smith Dance Collective - See What I Hear
Pittsburgh's Murphy/Smith Dance Collective stages the world premiere of See What I Hear. Inspired by hearing impairment and loss, the movement art piece reflects on communication and hearing loss through dance, music, and other mixed media, in a style intended to appeal to whole families. A "pay-what-you-can" matinee (11/16) and a workshop preview (11/13) are also offered.
Luminaries of the dance world collaborate with Point Park University students in a performance like you've never seen before. Today's most sought-after choreographers bring their unique perspectives to an evening that will leave you in awe. This is an exciting, innovative fusion of styles.
PM Woodwind Project
Amanda Morrison, clarinet; Dan Parasky, flute.
A Night With Amadeus
Istvan Jaray conducts Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds, and Mozart's Requiem with the Johnstown Symphony Chorus.
Uniting Community & Faith: Celebrating Seven Years
The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir, Dr. Herbert V.R.P. Jones, Director, presents its Fall Concert to mark its 7th Anniversary.