Del Sol String Quartet
Presented by: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
San Francisco's renowned Quartet Del Sol Quartet plays Elena Kats-Chernin's Fast Blue Village, Huang Ruo's Calligraffiti, Peter Sculthorpe's String Quartet No. 18, Stefano Scodanibbio's Mas Lugares (su Madrigali di Monteverdi), and Reza Vali's Gatar (Calligraphy No. 11). Free and open to the public.
Date: 03/26/2015
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Kresge Theatre, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Creativity in Hard Times: The Federal Music Project of the 1930s
Presented by: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Leslie Amper's lecture/piano recital includes images and historic recordings from the Great Depression as well as live performances of piano music by Florence Price, William Grant Still, Roger Sessions, Ruth Crawford and Aaron Copland. Amper's engaging and informative program clearly presents the vibrant contribution made by the Federal Music Project throughout the United States.
Date: 04/07/2015
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Mellon Institute Auditorium, Pittsburgh, PA
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Alec Chien plays Chopin
Presented by: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
CMU faculty pianist Alec Chien's all-Chopin recital includes the Four Ballades, Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise, Op. 22; Polonaise Fantasie In A-flat Major, Op. 61; and Polonaise In A-flat Major, Op. 53, "Heroic". With a doctorate from Juilliard, Mr. Chien won the Grand Prize at the 1986 Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition.
Date: 04/14/2015
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Kresge Theater, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic
Presented by: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Andres Cardenes leads the Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic in Samuel Barber's Symphony in One Movement, Beethoven's Symphony #3 "Eroica." Faculty artist Jennifer Aylmer will sing Donizetti's "Quel guardo, il cavaliere" from Don Pasquale, Mozart's "L'amero, saro costante" from Il re pastore, and Rossini's "Vorrei spiegavari il giubilo" from La cambiale di matrimonio.
Date: 04/22/2015
Time: 8:00 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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