FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Honeck & Waltz Traditions
PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck and internationally-acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes interpret Beethoven's dazzling Piano Concerto #1, the concerto with which young Beethoven introduced himself to Vienna as both composer and pianist. And, Maestro Honeck continues his Thanksgiving tradition of crowd-pleasing waltzes by the Strauss family.
11/25/2011 - 11/27/2011
11/25 - 8:00 pm
11/27 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Latin American Fiesta
Composers from South America are featured in this all-quintet parlor concert. The colorful melodies and urgent rhythms give this music a flavor all its own! Music by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Julio Medaglia, Gnattali Radames, and a world premiere by Efrain Amaya titled "New York."
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: 719 Brighton Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions
The Met seeks its stars of the future. Auditions for local and national contestants are free and open to the public. District winners will compete at the Great Lakes Regional Auditions in Pittsburgh on Dec. 11.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Kresge Theater, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
The Celtic Tenors: Matthew Gilsenan, James Nelson and Daryl Simpson perform songs from their new Telarc CD "Feels Like Home" as well as the eclectic repertoire of Celtic, operatic and popular songs they have performed for audiences worldwide since 2000.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Strand Theater, 119 N. Main St., Zelienople, PA
This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing
David Peterson brings Kruckemeyer's enchanting script to life onstage through shadow puppetry, immersive staging, and a strong ensemble of storytellers. Winner of the 2010 Rodney Seaborn Award, this English-language premiere is a contemporary fairy tale about three sisters, abandoned in the forest and forced to find their own way in the world. One goes left, one goes right, and one stays right where she started.
11/30/2011 - 12/04/2011
Location: Studio Theatre, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA