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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, October 18, 2014

Hillman Halloween Spooktacular
The Hillman welcomes Illusionists Ted and Marion Outerbridge in "Clockwork Mysteries" as they guide the audience through a bizarre and fascinating journey through time, with the help of a Victorian time machine. Often hailed as the "most successful magic act in Canada," the Outerbridges' stun spectators with their magical race against time. The Spooktacular will include a haunted hayride, bounce houses, late-nite music, kettle corn and more.
10/18/2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Hillman Performing Arts Center, Shady Side Academy, 423 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Grand & Glorious
Pittsburgh Opera opens its 76th season with a 'Grand & Glorious' concert of vocal and orchestral fireworks from Rigoletto, Pagliacci, Norma, La forza del destino, Cavalleria Rusticana, Die Meistersinger, and more. Opera stars Marianne Cornetti, Angela Meade and Carl Tanner perform with Resident Artists and the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra conducted by Antony Walker.
10/18/2014
Time: 8:00 pm
Benedum Center, 231 7th St., Pittsburgh, PA
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A Musical Banquet
A table is set - a band of eight players at your service. Come and partake of a sumptuous feast of 17th-century string music for this Emily Norman Davidson Memorial Concert. The menu includes Bertali's Tausend Gulden & Prothimia Suavissima, Biber's Mensa Sonora, Schein's Banchetto Musicale, and Schmelzer's Harmonia a Cinque served up by the trio with guest artists Allison Edberg, Baroque Violin; Kristen Linfante, Karina Schmitz & Matt Hettinga, Viola; and Adam Pearl, Chamber Organ.
10/18/2014
10/18 - 8:00 pm
10/19 - 2:30 pm

Location: various
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Opening Night Celebration
The ESO's 27th season powerful opening night celebration conducted by Walter Morales features soloist Andrew Sords in Sibelius's transcendental Violin Concerto. Beethoven’s dramatic Coriolan Overture and Brahms's romantic Third Symphony complete this festive evening.
10/18/2014
Time: 7:30 pm
Katz Performing Arts Center, JCC, 5738 Darlington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
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Every Voice! Benefit
Support the Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts while enjoying wine, hors d'oeuvres, fine desserts and beautiful music by Klezlectic. The evening will also include a Fund-A-Need for Scholarship and a live auction with opportunities for extravagant get-aways
10/18/2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA
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Jerry Grcevich Tamburitza Orchestra
Jerry has dedicated his life to promoting tambura culture in America and abroad, maintaining and elevating the standards of musical excellence established by Europe's leading tambura orchestras. His vast repertoire broadens the appeal of this music to every nationality.
10/19/2014
Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Old St. Luke's Church, 330 Old Washington Pike, Carnegie, PA
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The Brass Roots: Symphonic Spectacular
The Brass Roots' concert titled "Symphonic Spectacular" highlights great moments from the orchestral repertoire. This music truly captures the power of brass, featuring composers such as Mahler and Mussorgsky. The Brass Roots was founded by four musicians who had collaborated while pursuing graduate degrees at Carnegie Mellon University and who have since recruited some of the most capable musicians in the Steel City.
10/19/2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium, 4141 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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Major Winners Recital
Violinist Shanrong Tuo plays part of Beethoven's "Eroica" Sonata and the Fantasie by Messaien with pianist Sung Im Kim. Pianist Dimitri Papadimitriou plays Book II of "Images" by Debussy and Prelude #1 by Gershwin.
10/19/2014
Time: 2:00 pm
Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Music on the Edge Chamber Orchestra
Roger Zahab conducts a contemporary music concert including a golden string by Judith Weir (Master of the Queen’s Music), Toru Takemitsu's The Dorian Horizon, and Zahab's own Evening on 57th Street for solo violin and strings with the composer as soloist and guest conductor Rob Frankenberry.
10/19/2014
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Bellefield Hall, 315 S. Bellefield Av., Pittsburgh, PA
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Symphony East
Pianist Rick Purcell and vocalist Shari Richards perform Songs from the Great American Songbook for Symphony East, an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Symphony.
10/20/2014
Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Redstone Highlands, 4951 Cline Hollow Rd., Murrysville, PA


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