FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, December 16, 2012
Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols
In the English tradition, a sequence of choral Christmas music and short scripture readings followed by High Tea in Brooks Hall.
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 5801 Hampton St., Pittsburgh, PA
St. Brendan's Episcopal Church in Franklin Park presents its 5th annual Messiah Sing Along conducted by Woody Brown. Free admission. Bring your own score, or purchase at the door.
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 2365 McAleer Rd., Sewickley, PA
Songs of the Season
Carl Iezzi conducts Christmas on Broadway, arranged by John Higgins; Christmas Joy, by Sammy Nestico; Miracle on 34th Street, by Bruce Broughton; and Christmas Festival, by Leroy Anderson. Plus, Neil Stahurski directs the choir from the Church of the Assumption in Bellevue.
3579 Masonic Way, off Cemetery Lane, North Hills (15237) Pittsburgh, PA
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Festival of Lessons and Carols
Short seasonal scripture readings are followed by choral or handbell arrangements of traditional carols telling the story from the fall of Adam to the birth of the Christ child. Info: 412 835-4415.
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: St. Valentine Church, 2710 Ohio St., Bethel Park, PA
You're invited to sing five choruses with the Calvary Renewal Choir and Festival Orchestra conducted by David Bridge. Soloists include QED's Anna Singer, and Paula Signorino-Richter, Christopher Quigley, and Daniel Teadt.
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Calvary United Methodist Church, 971 Beech Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Seasons: A Celtic Christmas
A sibling harp and hammered dulcimer trio. All three play piano and try their hand at percussion.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
Latshaw Pops Christmas Show
The Latshaw Pops Orchestra, singers and dancers give two performances of a holiday variety show with Christmas songs and carols, and a special visit from Santa.
Time: 2:00 & 8:00pm
Location: Palace Theater, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, PA
Works of Britten, Elgar, and Neruda
Erin Yanacek solos in Johann Neruda's Trumpet Concerto. The ensemble also plays Edward Elgar's Serenade for Strings and Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony. Edward Leonard and Marice Staton conduct. Free, donations welcome.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Bar Marco, 2216 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Highmark Holiday Pops
Celebrate the season with carols and much-loved holiday music, including "Sleigh Ride" and selections from The Nutcracker. This multitude of holiday treats conducted by Daniel Meyer features vocalist Rachel DeShon, winner of Marvin Hamlisch's Search for a Star competition, and the return of singing detective Ricky Manning.
12/20/2012 - 12/23/2012
12/20 - 7:30 pm
12/21 - 8:00 pm
12/22 - 2:30 pm
12/22 - 8:00 pm
12/23 - 2:30 pm
12/23 - 7:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 601 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Faure String Trio - Christmas Memories
Join the Fauré String Trio for an evening of your favorite christmas tunes. Sing along, and share your christmas memories.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Old St. Lukes Church, 430 Old Washington Pike, Carnegie, PA