All Events | Starting Sunday, March 16, 2014
Tuneful Turnings: A Fortieth Anniversary Reunion Concert
A celebration with current and former singers as well as former directors of The Pittsburgh Camerata, featuring “Spem in Alium,” the forty-part Renaissance motet by Thomas Tallis.
IonSound Project: Please Turn Your Cell Phone ON
IonSound Project presents "Please Turn Your Cell Phones ON," inviting you to send instant comments and feedback via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram during performances of Arvo Part's Spiegel Im Spiegel, Paul Lansky's Hop, Jacob Mackey's Breakdown Tango, and Jonathan Kolm's Trio For Clarinet, Cello & Piano.
Passport: A Musical Excursion
Violinist Charles May, cellist Mary May, organist Jennifer Marshall, drummer Andy Moore, and the CUMC Chancel Choir will perform gospel, spiritual, jazz and classical music spanning eight nationalities from American to African and Celtic to Caribbean, in a global journey through music and song. Child care provided. Free admission. An offering will be taken.
Young Winners Recital
Performances featuring guitarist Joseph Daval, baritone Joel Goodloe, and pianists Suvir Mirchandani, Rebecca Lee, and Caroline Fedor.
Paul Huang, violin
22-year-old Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is a recipient of the Juilliard Achievement Award and the 2012 YCA Helen Armstrong Fellowship. He has performed with American and international orchestras. "An artist with the goods for a significant career" (Washington Post), Mr. Huang plays a 1638 Nicolo Amati violin.
Recital & Luncheon
Piano recital by Laura Williamson followed by a light lunch.
Music 101 - Rebecca Cherian
PSO Co-Principal Trombonist Rebecca Cherian gives an informal lecture/performance, titled "From the Back Row." Brown-bag lunches can be ordered ahead or you can bring your own to the Regency Rooms at Heinz Hall.
David Garrett in Concert
David Garrett in Concert
Date: Friday March 21st, 2014
Venue: Benedum Center
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Single- $75 Donation
Pair- $150 Donation
Seating: Orchestra/Grand Tier
Credit Card Only, Non-Refundable
Peter Pan, the delightful tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up, is a children’s ballet. Director Monica Ryan choreographs the production with a cast of 70 children. An array of fantastical characters inhabit Neverland including Mermaids, Fish, Indians, Pirates, and Lost Boys. Baldwin High School senior Nigel Armbruster stars as Peter Pan with Adrienne Elion as Wendy and 9-year-old Madisen Albert as Tinkerbell.
Music of Chile
Luz Manriquez, piano.
Highlights from "The Ring"
The PSO presents Euphonic Blues by Pittsburgh Composer of the Year, Nancy Galbraith. Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto #1 features acclaimed British-born pianist Stephen Hough. Donald Runnicles conducts famous orchestral excerpts from Wagner's epic opera cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen.
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Vera Stark is a budding actress in an era where the only roles for African-American women are maids. When she is cast in the same Southern epic as her employer, an aging star grasping at her dwindling career, sparks fly. Written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Tome' Cousin, "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" is a hilarious satire of race in the glamorous days of Old Hollywood.
Pittsburgh Philharmonic Concert
The Pittsburgh Philharmonic presents some of the best dance tunes in classical music, as Music Director Edward Leonard and the Pittsburgh Youth Chamber Orchestra's maestro Pablo Ardiles duke it out as dueling conductors.
Wendy Whelan Project
Wendy Whelan has joined forces with four of today’s top male choreographers, Pittsburgh’s own Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Alejandro Cerrudo. Arguably the finest ballet dancer of our time, Whelan has danced with New York City Ballet for more than 25 years. She embarks on a new dance adventure with this vibrant suite of four contemporary duets, each with its own distinct style and artistry.
New York, New York! Cabaret Evening
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, led by Betsy Burleigh, invites everyone to a cabaret evening at Olive or Twist, to celebrate their upcoming trip to New York City and Carnegie Hall.
Laureate Wind Quintet
The quintet is the premiere resident faculty chamber music ensemble of West Virginia University. Free admission. A reception follow the concert.
SWAN Day Pittsburgh
No Name Players presents Pittsburgh's 5th annual SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day event featuring world premieres by Pittsburgh's female musicians, dancers, poets, theatre artists, visual artists, filmmakers, and fashion designers. Every work will be inspired by interviews with girls and women from the Pittsburgh area.
AAMI Boys' Choir
The Afro-American Music Institute Boys’ Choir, directed by Dr. James T. Johnson, Jr.
Credited with "piano playing at its most awesome" (New York Times), pianist Steven Mayer has a repertoire ranging from jazz icons Art Tatum and Fats Waller to Mozart, Liszt and Ives. He has appeared with the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Minnesota Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony and other major orchestras.