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Robert Frankenberry & Christina Overton

Opera Theater of Pittsburgh's Summerfest concludes this weekend.  Christina Overton, who is the lead in  Listen


Andres Franco - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Mixer

Pittsburgh Symphony Assistant Conductor Andres Franco discusses the Classical Mixer for the end  Listen

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The Perlman Sound
A 3-CD tribute to violinist Itzhak Perlman on his 70th birthday (Aug 31) including his Sibelius and Korngold concerto recordings and "Zigeunerweisen" with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and a jazz piece with and by Andre Previn.
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CLO presents Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA
Tuesday, Jul. 26 - Sunday, Jul. 31
Two strangers peruse a museum exhibit and are suddenly transported to Ancient Egypt where they meet as Aida, an enslaved Nubian princess, and Radames, an Egyptian soldier betrothed to the ...more info

Tuesday Noon Recital
Tuesday, Jul. 26 at 12:00 PM
Dr. Christine Clewell, assistant professor of organ and keyboard at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, will perform on the restored 3,000-pipe Skinner organ. She calls her program "Christmas in July." At ...more info

Madcap Puppets Presents: Aesop's Classic Fables
Saturday, Jul. 30 at 10:00-11:15 AM
Aesop's Classic Fables In the bountiful array of children's literature, no author is better known and respected than the Greek storyteller, Aesop. Using animals as characters, he served up life ...more info


Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Sunday, Jul. 31 at 10:30 AM
Presenter: Citiparks
Klezlectic performs. Bach, Beethoven and Brunch. ...more info

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