FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Friday, August 15, 2014
Yanni: World Tour 2014
The Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents series welcomes fans to experience Yanni in concert. Yanni’s orchestra composed of top musicians and vocalists from around the world will perform music selections from the beginning of his career to his latest album.
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Ballet Under the Stars - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
PBT's annual Ballet Under the Stars offers a sneak peek at its 2014-2015 Season opener, "The Sleeping Beauty." A reprise of 2013-2014 season highlights includes bravura dancing from the classic “Don Quixote” and an encore performance of Viktor Plotnikov’s contemporary ballet, “In Your Eyes,” which PBT premiered in March. Pre-performance activities on the lawn for children and families begin at 5:00 pm.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Middle Road Performance Area, Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh, PA
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Christopher Durang's comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike follows the story of three siblings. Vanya and Sonia have never left the confines of their childhood home in Bucks County, PA, while their sister Masha has been gallivanting around the world as a successful actress. A surprise visit from Masha and her 20-something boy toy, Spike, throws the normally quiet household into utter upheaval as its residents and visitors are swept up in an intoxicating mixture of lust, rivalry, regret, and the sudden possibility of escape.
08/19/2014 - 08/23/2014
Location: Johnstown Flood Museum, 304 Washington St. Johnstown, PA
Paul Jacobs, organ
Westminster's Music & Arts Series presents concert organist Paul Jacobs in a return to the sanctuary where he performed the complete organ works of J. S. Bach in at age 23 to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer's death. A native of Washington, PA, Jacobs is chair of the organ department at the Juilliard School of Music.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA