The Chieftains Featuring Paddy Moloney
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony Pops
Follow St. Patrick's Day with the "High Kings" of Irish traditional music, direct from the Emerald Isle. The Chieftains have popularized their country's rich musical heritage throughout the world over the course of 53 years and 58 albums, including seven Grammy Award winners. The Chieftains and guest artists perform favorites such as "Shenandoah" and "Did You Ever Go a Courtin' Uncle Joe." If you like your Mozart mixed with a boot-stomping Irish jig, the Chieftains will have you dancing in the aisles.
Date: 03/18/2016 -          03/20/2016
03/18 - 8:00 pm
03/19 - 8:00 pm
03/20 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 601 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Cirque de la Symphonie
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony Pops
The talented cast of Cirque de la Symphonie provide a three-dimensional symphonic entertainment extravaganza. Fusing the power and majesty of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with the best of cirque artistry — including aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers and strongmen — Cirque de la Symphonie creates perfectly choreographed spectacles set to classical masterpieces, for a jaw-dropping night of entertainment on (and high above) the Heinz Hall stage. Jack everly conducts.
Date: 04/29/2016 -          05/01/2016
04/29 - 8:00 pm
04/30 - 8:00 pm
05/01 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 601 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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The Film Music of Howard Shore
Presented by: Pittsburgh Symphony Pops
Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore leads the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in performances of his best known scores and speaks with acclaimed film music writer Jon Burlingame. Audiences will thrill to music from Peter Jackson's blockbuster The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, as well as scores from films such as The Aviator, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Silence of the Lambs, Hugo and many more. This epic evening offers amazing music and the composer's own creative insights.
Date: 06/24/2016 -          06/26/2016
06/24 - 8:00 pm
06/25 - 8:00 pm
06/26 - 8:00 pm
Heinz Hall, 601 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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