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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, May 16, 2014

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
Edward Leonard conducts Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Symphony #9 "Choral" with the Westmoreland Choral Society and soloists including WQED's Anna Singer, Mary Beth Sederburg, and Thomas Octave.
05/16/2014 - 05/17/2014
Time: various
05/16 - 8:00 pm
05/17 - 7:00 pm

Location: various
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Irish and Serbian
Warren Davidson conducts his composition Kosovski Mozaik, the Irish Rhapsody #6 by John Stanford featuring violinist Jennifer Sternick, and the delightful Irish Suite by Leroy Anderson. Milutin Lazich and Natasha Lazich will sing Serbian melodies.
05/17/2014
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Upper Saint Clair High School, 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Freya String Quartet Presents Viennese Nights
Welcoming summer with the beauty and lyricism of the Viennese masters, including Schubert's 'Rosamunde' Quartet and Mozart's Quartet in D Minor.
05/17/2014 - 05/18/2014
05/17 - 8:00 pm
05/18 - 2:00 pm

Location: Grey Box Theatre, 3595 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Music and Science
Works by scientist/composers including chemist Alexander Borodin, geologist Henk Badings and computer scientist Eric Barndollar as well as two Contrapuncti by the mathematically-inclined J. S. Bach. Saturday's "parlor concert" is at 391 Woodland Rd. in Oakmont, Sunday at Carlow University's Kresge Theater.
05/17/2014 - 05/18/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
05/17 - 8:00 pm
05/18 - 8:00 pm

Location: various
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David Hartt: Stray Light
David Hartt: Stray Light presents color photographs, sculpture, and a video installation by Chicago-based Canadian artist David Hartt (b. 1967). Stray Light reflects on the iconic headquarters of the Johnson Publishing Company, famous for producing Jet and Ebony magazines. The 11-story building, built in 1971, was the first major downtown Chicago building designed by an African-American since the 18th century.
05/17/2014 - 08/11/2014
4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Fiddlesticks: A Salute to America
Resident Conductor Lawrence Loh and the PSO salute our nation in a family concert featuring music inspired by America. From the heart-pounding drum line to the moving "Stars and Stripes Forever," march along with the symphony throughout this concert, and join in a sing-along with Katy Williams in "You're a Grand Ol' Flag!" Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley will perform his arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner" which he played at last year's Pirates home opener.
05/17/2014
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Chamber Music by Shostakovich
Hear Shostakovich's String Quartet #15, Five Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano, and the Piano Quintet, Op. 57. Performers include Pittsburgh Symphony members Noah-Bendix-Balgley & Jennifer Ross, violins; Erina Laray-Goldwasser, viola; and David Premo, cello; with Chatham University's Pauline Rovkah, piano.
05/17/2014
Time: 3:00 pm
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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PYSO Spring Concert
Shostakovich: Symphony #10; Smetana: “The Moldau” from Ma Vlast; and Gliere’s Harp Concerto featuring Sophia Lee, winner of PYSO’s concerto competition
05/18/2014
Time: 4pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Soprano with Organ Recital
Soprano Sara Botkin with organist James Burns in a varied program ranging from the dramatic and fantastical music of Nicolaus Bruhns to the jazz-inspired harmonies of William Bolcom
05/18/2014
Time: 3pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA
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Il Divo A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs Of Broadway Live
Il Divo, the record-breaking classical crossover group, is bringing Il Divo A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs Of Broadway Live to theaters across the U.S. and Canada as part of their world tour with special guest Lea Salonga from the original cast of Miss Saigon.
05/18/2014
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Benedum Center, 237 7th St, Pittsburgh, PA
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