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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, September 16, 2012


Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic
Ronald Zollman conducts the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic in the world premiere of the Centennial Suite by Carnegie Mellon faculty composers Marilyn Taft Thomas, Leonardo Balada, Nancy Galbraith, and Reza Vali in honor of the School of Music's centennial. Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony will also be performed.
09/16/2012 - 09/22/2012
09/16 - 7:30 pm
09/22 - 8:00 pm

Location: various
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Some Assembly Required: Public
Based on the award winning program Some Assembly Required (in museums and galleries), the dancers and musicians of Attack Theatre take to the streets of Pittsburgh with a free performance series exploring public artworks throughout the city. Connect with your city and your public art in a new and unique way through this dynamic performance event of conversation, creation, dance, and music. Follow the link for details.
09/18/2012 - 09/30/2012
Time: various

Location: various
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Flamenco!
The fiery flamenco dancer Nelida Tirado returns to Pittsburgh with Gypsy flamenco singer Jesus Montoya and flamenco guitarist Ricardo Marlow. 
09/19/2012
Time: 7:30pm

Location: PNC Recital Hall, Duquesne University
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Now What Exactly is Romantic Music?
The Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association presents composer Timothy Brown to discuss FJH Music method "Succeeding at the Piano" and "Now What Exactly is Romantic Music?"
09/19/2012
Time: 9:00 am

Location: Christ Church at Grove Farm, 249 Duff Rd., Sewickley, PA
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RADical Days
This annual celebration of the organizations funded by RAD features free admissions and performances. Just a few of the participants include Classical QED 89.3's Byham Studio, the Carnegie Museums, Children's Museum, Mattress Factory, National Aviary, New Hazlett Theater, Pittsburgh Opera, RiverQuest and the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
09/20/2012 - 10/13/2012
Time: various

Location: various
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Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge
In Christopher Durang's parody of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge has "a kind of seasonal Tourette's Syndrome" causing him to exclaim "Bah, humbug!" and Mrs. Cratchit is a raging woman who is fed up with her 20 children (most of which she keeps locked in the root cellar) and can't take the goody-goody kid with a crutch any longer!
09/20/2012 - 09/30/2012
Apple Hill Playhouse, 275 Manor Rd., Delmont, PA
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Midnight Radio: Secret Agents & Spies
Midnight Radio goes undercover with an episode exploring the dark and dangerous world of information trafficking.
09/20/2012 - 09/29/2012
Bricolage, 937 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Thomas Hampson master class
Free, but reservations are required: 412-281-0912, ext. 0 before 9/18 at 4:00 pm. World-renowned baritone Thomas Hampson will coach Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists Kyle Oliver, Nicole Rodin and Meredith Lustig, showing the audience how young professional singers learn from experts in their field. Mr. Hampson sings Strauss with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Sep. 21–23.
09/20/2012
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Pittsburgh Opera, 2425 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
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Music 101 - Lorna McGhee, flute
Get to know the PSO's new Principal Flute, Lorna McGhee, at an informal lecture-and-performance. Her theme, "From Old World to New - Journeys with the Flute," will be loosely based on Dvorak's New World Symphony, which is featured on the orchestra's first subscription concert of the new season. With pianist Donna Amato, she'll play movements from Dvorak's Violin Sonata on her flute, as well as a Baroque piece, music by Katherine Hoover, Jake Heggie, and something inspired by John Coltrane.
09/20/2012
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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New World Symphony
Music Director Manfred Honeck and Principal Horn Bill Caballero open the season with Richard Strauss's Horn Concerto #1. Baritone Thomas Hampson sings orchestral songs by Richard Strauss, and the program closes with Dvorak's New World symphony.
09/21/2012 - 09/23/2012
09/21 - 8:00 pm
09/22 - 8:00 pm
09/23 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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