All Events | Starting Saturday, December 21, 2013
East Winds Saxophones at The Nutcracker
The East Winds Saxophone Quintet plays on the balcony at the Benedum Center before the ballet, and during intermission. Ticket purchase is necessary.
Home for the Holidays
WSO Artistic Director Daniel Meyer conducts the WSO's annual holiday concert, featuring favorite instrumental and choral music featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County prepared by Michael Rozell.
PB&J - Raise Your Voice!
Chatham Baroque's Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions are designed for preschool children and their accompanying adults. Based on a model developed by the Linton Chamber Music Series in Cincinnati, PB&J is hosted by certified Kindermusik teacher Lynda Wingerd, and encourages young children to become active and enthusiastic listeners through music, dance and games. Chatham Baroque performs live, often with guest artists.
Russian and Rusyn Christmas
Warren Davidson conducts Eight Russian Folk Songs by Anatol Liadov, Christmas Eve Polonaise by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and welcomes the St. Nicholas Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church Choir.
PSO Brass - A Christmas Concert: Music for McGuire
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Brass will present an hour-long concert titled "A Christmas Concert: Music for McGuire." All proceeds will benefit McGuire Memorial Home's services for patients with mental or physical disabilities. A 2:30 "pre-concert" will feature Quaker Valley School musicians, directed by Chris Burgh. A $25 donation is suggested.
The Rat Pack Christmas
Ring-a-ding-ding! The Rat Pack - Live at the Sands, celebrates the incredible talent of three of the world's most famous entertainers, singing some of the finest music ever recorded. Drift back to a glamorous era with Frank, Sammy & Dean, a live 15-piece big band and the fabulous Burelli Sisters. Enjoy the songs they made famous, like 'Fly Me To The Moon', 'The Lady Is A Tramp', 'Mr. Bojangles', 'That's Amore', along with seasonal favorites like: 'Merry Little Christmas', 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Mistletoe and Holly’, and many more.
Black Orchid String Trio
The trio will perform a free concert of works by Vivian Fine, Ernst Krenek, Henry Cowell, Thomas Tompkins and Arvo PĂ¤rt. The trio will also engage the audience in an exploration of tonality and the related compositional techniques in these works.
Make this unforgettable evening with Pittsburgh's "Queen of Song and Dance", Lenora Nemetz, part of your year-end celebration! Lenora's showcase of highlights of her brilliant career will be followed by an elegant reception.
East Winds Saxophones at Phipps Conservatory
The East Winds Saxophone Quintet plays in the Palm Court as part of Phipps' Winter Flower Show and Candlelight Evenings program. Paid admission is necessary.