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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Sunday, November 4, 2012

Pittsburgh Sings: The PCC Festival of Choirs
Participating singers are due for rehearsal at 12:30 pm, the performance begins at 4:00.
Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Major Winners Recital
Mengyi Yang, piano; Jessie Nucho, flute, Alexander Hettinga, viola. Natalie Severson, harp. A "Meet the Artists" reception follows.
Time: 2:00 pm
Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Nordic Sound: Homage to Kirsten Flagstad
An homage to Kirsten Flagstad, the great Norwegian soprano and one of the greatest Wagnerian singers of all time, in honor of the Chatham University Global Focus Program's "Year of Europe: Scandinavia."
Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Gleb Ivanov, piano
Music at Rodef Shalom presents pianist Gleb Ivanov in works by Franz Schubert, Franz Liszt, and Charles Gounod. Mr. Ivanov won the 2010 Michaels Award of Young Concert Artists, and has performed at Zankel Hall in NYC and at the Kennedy Center. Free admission.
11/04/2012 - 11/05/2012
Time: 8:00 pm
Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
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Mildred Miller & Opera Champion Voice Competitions
The Mildred Miller International Voice Competition is open to professionals under 35, and the Opera Champion Voice Competition is open to amateurs of all ages. Winners will be cast in Opera Theater's 2013 Summerfest. The Opera Champion will receive professional coaching to prepare for a role with Opera Theater.
Time: 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Location: Mellon Institute Auditorium

POSTPONED: Ellen Goodman
Ellen Goodman will be rescheduled. Date TBA. All tickets will be valid for new date.
Time: 7:30 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Duquesne University Percussion Ensemble
Eliseo Rael makes his debut as Director featuring Dana Wilson's award-winning piece "Primal Worlds," along with music by Eric Moe, Jack Stamp, and Christopher Rouse.
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Music major Harry Jamison performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, Ted Zellers (BA ’12) solos in Rimsky Korsakov's Trombone Concerto,  and the orchestra will perform Kerrith Livengood's (PhD ’12) The Land Vaguely Waving.
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Driving Miss Daisy
Jewish Theatre of Pittsburgh presents Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The story takes place from 1948 to 1973 in Atlanta, GA, and deals with racial and anti-Semitic issues in a subtle manner. The relationship between Miss Daisy, a wealthy Jewish widow, and Hoke, a poor African-American worker, is beautifully drawn and deepens as the play progresses.
11/07/2012 - 11/18/2012
Time: various

Location: Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Seven Guitars
It's 1948 and bluesman Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton, fresh out of jail, has an opportunity he won't let himself pass up: a studio has asked him to travel to Chicago and cut some records. Unfortunately, his unexpected musical success doesn't make up for his errant past. Seven Guitars, the seventh play written in August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, uses dark humor and flashbacks to paint a rich picture of African-American struggle for identity and self-acceptance against the backdrop of racial prejudice. Jade King Carroll directs.
11/08/2012 - 12/02/2012
Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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