All Events | Starting Friday, May 30, 2014
Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Korean violin prodigy Ye-Eun Choi, a protege of violin superstar Anne-Sophie Mutter, performs Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. The four concerti of this popular Baroque work represent spring, summer, autumn and winter. For the program's second half, conductor Nicholas McGegan presents musical gems from the classical period by Mozart and Haydn.
The Sound of Music Gala
PYSO annual fundraising gala includes cocktails, Hors d'Oeuvres, and a full-course dinner, silent and live auctions, and a tour preview concert including music by Smetana and Rimsky-Korsakov as well as selections from "The Sound of Music." Proceeds will benefit PYSO's scholarship fund and 2014 concert tour of central Europe concluding in Salzburg, Austria. Special guests include Jim Cunningham from WQED and David Newell from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Singin' in the Rain
In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item, but behind the scenes things aren't always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina's squeaky voice might be the end of her career in "talking pictures" without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her. This extraordinary score includes: "Singin' in the Rain," "Make 'Em Laugh" and "Good Mornin'."
Francesco Attesti, piano
Italian pianist Francesco Attesti performs regularly in internationally prestigious concert halls and music festivals including Philharmonia Hall of Saint Petersburg, Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow, Mozarteum of Salzburg, Philharmonie Essen, International Piano Festival of Warsaw, etc.. Concert proceeds will benefit ShelterBox disaster relief, the Zelienople Rotary Club and The Strand Theater.
Small Prints, Big Artists: From the Renaissance to Baroque
Small Prints, Big Artists presents more than 200 masterworks from the museum’s collection of nearly 9,000 prints. The intimately scaled woodcuts, engravings, and etchings reveal the development of printmaking as a true art form. Due to their fragility, many of these prints have not been on view in decades.
PPTA Scholarship Winners Recital
The Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association's Steinway Gallery winner will be featured as well as Continuing Support winners who are currently studying at Duquesne University, Westminster College and Boston University.
103rd Annual Exhibition
The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP) is an artist-run organization with over 550 artist members living within a 150 miles of Pittsburgh; and representing the full range of visual arts talent, from traditional painting and sculpture to installation and new media.
Sounds Upstairs - The Sweatermen
Purveyors of close-knit, wool-blended harmonies in the barbershop style.
Alumni Recital - Liam Bonner & Marco Sartor
Waiting for Godot
Join Didi and Gogo as they wait — wait — for Godot. While they wait, they meet Pozzo and Lucky, an odd couple passing through on their way to…? In this simple story of waiting and journeying, all life is captured. Starring Martin Giles, James FitzGerald, Ken Bolden and Alan Stanford, directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks.
Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
Presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival includes outdoor concerts in Point State Park, an Artists' Marketplace at Gateway Center, public sculpture, children's activities and more throughout the downtown Cultural District.
Mahler Symphony No. 9
Mahler's monumental Ninth, his last completed symphony, is interpreted by many to be the composer's farewell statement. He finished the Ninth while ill health and personal tragedy swirled around him. These concerts continue Maestro Honeck's commitment to perform and record all of Mahler's symphonies at Heinz Hall.
St. Vincent Camerata Scholars: Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs
The concert will feature music by Joseph Rheinberger, Rene Clausen, Leonard Bernstein, Morten Lauridsen and Orlando di Lasso; Gregorian Chants for Pentecost Sunday; and Shape Note Hymns. Fr. Stephen Concordia will conduct.