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All Events | Starting Friday, July 25, 2014

Concert 3 - Guitar and Voice
Featuring a world premiere of a new commission by Ryan Anthony Francis for PNME and guitar virtuoso Mattias Jacobsson. Works include: Amy Williams: First Lines; Christopher Cerrone: I will learn to love a person; and Ryan Francis: Album for Guitar. Soprano Lindsay Kesselman also makes a guest appearance.
07/25/2014


A Symphonic Celebration
Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra throw a summer symphonic celebration featuring Dvorak’s Carnival Overture, Brahms Symphony No. 3 and a breathtaking performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Russian pianist Olga Kern.
07/25/2014


BLUE! Performance Series: Border Ride
Border Ride, the Western Pennslyvania and Eastern Ohio bluegrass group, combines various musical backgrounds into traditional bluegrass and progressive, non-traditional Newgrass music.
07/26/2014


The Amadeus Trio
Enjoy a free concert on the lawn at Mellon Park. Food is available on site from The Bagel Factory or bring your own -- you might win the weekly Best Brunch Contest.
07/27/2014


Monty Python's Spamalot
Monty Python's Spamalot is the outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic "Monty Python and The Holy Grail." This hilarious retelling of the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table features the show-stopping musical numbers "The Song That Goes Like This" and "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life!"
07/29/2014


Ameriserv Flood City Music Festival
Blues, funk, country, bluegrass, soul and rock musicians including Boz Scaggs, Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne, Lee Fields & the Expressions, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Dumpstaphunk and others perform on three stages.
08/01/2014


Concert 4 - Drunken Moon
In Kieren MacMillan's Drunken Moon, a heartsick woman in a late-night dive thinks she's met the man of her dreams – only to discover that the river of love can be a dangerous place to swim. With soprano Lindsay Kesselman as She and baritone Timothy Jones as He, directed by Kevin Noe. The program also features Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.
08/01/2014


21+ Night: The Sounds of Science
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians demonstrate their instruments during this adults-only evening. Learn about the science of sound, craft a harmonica, pose with a Mozart cut-out, compete in musical trivia, and much more.
08/01/2014


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