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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, March 14, 2014

Ravel's Bolero
Featured in Disney's Fantasia and based on a poem by Goethe, Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice tells the story of a student who uses magical spells he hasn't yet learned to control. Pianist Michel Camilo, whose music combines elements of classical, jazz and world music, performs his own Piano Concerto #2. Conductor Leonard Slatkin presents four Ravel works, including his famous Bolero that demonstrate the composer's penchant for traditional dance forms.
03/14/2014 - 03/16/2014
03/14 - 8:00 pm
03/16 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Ramsey Lewis
After his classic acoustic albums in the 1960s, Ramsey Lewis reunited in the '70s with Maurice White, leader of the enigmatic and iconic, Earth, Wind & Fire to record the certified gold album Sun Goddess. Ramsey has pulled together a new electric group that can funk it out, getting that good-time groove on with tunes from Sun Goddess as well as new compositions composed for this tour.
03/14/2014
1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Junie B. Jones (Theatreworks USA)
Dear first-grade journal, This is the bestest musical ever, I tell you! Its got loads of funny songs, and its based on a bunch of books about the things I do in first grade by Barbara, Park. Whew! I'm glad I can write everything down in my Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal! And you know what? I think I might like first grade after all. Love, (but not the mushy kind) Junie B. (60 minutes, ages 3-10)
03/14/2014 - 03/15/2014
03/14 - 10:15 am
03/14 - 12:15 pm
03/15 - 11:00 am
03/15 - 2:00 pm
03/15 - 5:00 pm

Location: Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Behind the Notes - Ravel's Bolero
Conductor Leonard Slatkin explains and the PSO demonstrates details inside The Sorcerer's Apprentice and four Ravel works that demonstrate Ravel's penchant for traditional dance forms. On the second half, hear these complete works including Ravel's Bolero and Dukas' The Sorcerer's Apprentice which tells the story of a student who uses magical spells he hasn't yet learned to control.
03/15/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Myths & Legends
A sweet program of suites including Felix Mata's Suite for String Orchestra, Sibelius' Swan of Tuonela (soloist: Sharlotte Devere), Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden Suite, Faure's Pelleas and Melisande Suite, Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite (1919). Music Director Walter Morales conducts.
03/15/2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Katz Performing Arts Center, JCC, 5738 Darlington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Juilliard Baroque
Distinguished members of faculty of the Juilliard Historical Performance program are individually award-winning recitalists, Grammy-nominated recording artists, soloists, and/or principals with every major international early music ensemble. Here they join together in a virtuoso conversation of brilliant German trio and solo sonatas by G.F. Handel, both C.P.E. and his father J.S. Bach, and the mysterious and wonderful 17th-century Czech composer Jan Dismas Zelenka.
03/15/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Tuneful Turnings: A Fortieth Anniversary Reunion Concert
A celebration with current and former singers as well as former directors of The Pittsburgh Camerata, featuring “Spem in Alium,” the forty-part Renaissance motet by Thomas Tallis.
03/16/2014
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Sixth Presbyterian Church, 1688 Murray Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Young Winners Recital
Performances featuring guitarist Joseph Daval, baritone Joel Goodloe, and pianists Suvir Mirchandani, Rebecca Lee, and Caroline Fedor.
03/16/2014
Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Kresge Theatre, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University‚Äč, Pittsburgh, PA
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IonSound Project: Please Turn Your Cell Phone ON
IonSound Project presents "Please Turn Your Cell Phones ON," inviting you to send instant comments and feedback via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram during performances of Arvo Part's Spiegel Im Spiegel, Paul Lansky's Hop, Jacob Mackey's Breakdown Tango, and Jonathan Kolm's Trio For Clarinet, Cello & Piano.
03/16/2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Bellefield Hall, 315 S. Bellefield Av., Pittsburgh, PA
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Passport: A Musical Excursion
Violinist Charles May, cellist Mary May, organist Jennifer Marshall, drummer Andy Moore, and the CUMC Chancel Choir will perform gospel, spiritual, jazz and classical music spanning eight nationalities from American to African and Celtic to Caribbean, in a global journey through music and song. Child care provided. Free admission. An offering will be taken.
03/16/2014
Time: 7:00 pm
44 Highland Rd., Bethel Park, PA
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