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Colombian-born conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada makes his PSO debut in this program featuring the Pittsburgh Symphony horn section, led by William Caballero, will perform as soloists in Robert Schumann's tour de force "Concert Piece." Orozco-Estrada, Music director of the Houston Symphony and Frankfurt Radio Symphony. also conducts the Symphony No. 1 by Johannes Brahms and The Rise of Exotic Computing by Mason Bates.
This sono-mosaic program explores the lament through words and music from the 18th through 20th centuries. Soprano Amelia D'Arcy will sing the Stabat Mater, joined by countertenor Andrey Nemzer. Cellist Hannah Whitehead plays movements from Bach's Cello Suite in C minor, including the haunting "Sarabande". The Resonance Chamber Orchestra is conducted by Artistic Director Maria Sensi Sellner.
Returning to his old stomping grounds in Connecticut, Graham creates a flurry of chaos as he encourages his aged childhood friends, the Gregson twins, to capitalize on the bygone acting career of their dearly departed father. Meanwhile, Ray waxes nostalgic about his days of mowing the lawn at the old family manse. A collision of tragedy, comedy and cocktails, Anthony McKay's Endless Lawns is directed by Greg Lehane in its world premiere.
Matthew Bengtson - All-Scriabin Recital
Matthew Bengtson, piano. Free admission.
Pitt Men's Glee Club 125th Anniversary Concert
The University of Pittsburgh Men's Glee Club celebrates its 125th Anniversary in a concert featuring works by Gallus, Croce, Mozart, and Mendelssohn; selections from the Broadway musicals West Side Story and Carousel, and the premiere a commissioned work by Rosephanye Powell, "Bright is The Ring of Words." Richard Teaster conducts.
French Argentinean ensemble Union Tanguera brings the sensuality and art of tango to life with live music performed by one of Buenos Aires' finest quartets. Seven French Argentinean dancers present savory, stylized dance theater with dramatic flair. Set in a nameless nightclub at the end of a traditional tango show, "Nuit Blanche" illuminates the wanderings, desires, and fears that surface during one sleepless night— unveiling a seductive, late night world where dancers express themselves through intimate, uninhibited dance.
Spring's Cheerful Greetings
Central Church begins a new concert series as guest soprano Katie Williams joins the church's Ensemble-in-Residence, the Academy Chamber Ensemble in works by Strauss, Mozart, Schubert, and Haydn. A goodwill offering will be received.
Vive le Franck!
ELPC's Cathedral Concerts series presents a free concert featuring pianist Nathan Carterette and organist Edward Alan Moore in Cesar Franck's Grande Piece Symphonique for organ and the Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue for piano as well as the Prelude, Fugue, and Variation for organ and piano.
Cyrus Forough, violin
Faculty violinist Cyrus Forough will be joined by pianist Vahan Sargsyan and composer/pianist Erberk Eryilmaz in a recital titled "Music Composed in the 20th and 21st Centuries" featuring works by Claude Debussy, Sergey Prokofiev, Witold Lutoslawski, Reza Najfar & Erberk Eryilmaz.
Beauty and the Beast
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film. This eye-popping spectacle has played to over 35 million people worldwide. It's a classic musical love story filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song.
Pittsburgh Rockin Reunion
Pittsburgh Rockin' Reunion, $100 Single Ticket, Saturday, April 4, 2015, 4:00pm or 8:00pm, Benedum Center. Credit Card only, non-refundable Lou Christie, Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners, Chuck Blasco's Vogues, Donnie Iris, The Marcels, Jimmy Ross and the Jaggerz. M.C. Mike Frazer House Band
Moody Blues $125 single ticket, Monday, April 6, 2015, 7:30pm, Heinz Hall Credit card only, non-refundable