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WQED Cultural Calendar

Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra Spring Celebration!
Date(s): 05/02/2016 Time: 7:00 PM
Join us for an evening of music and family oriented activities as we celebrate the conclusion of a successful 42nd season!Program includes works by Telemann, O'Connor, Janacek, Bach, Debussy, Verdi and two Pittsburgh Premieres by Brett Abigaa and Till McIvor Meyn. Featuring guest soloists Marylene Gingras-Roy, Paul Evans, Colin Pinto-Martin, Ben Foster, Mat Docktor and Concerto Competition winners, Aaron Berger and Geoffrey Madge.Pre-concert performances by Handmade Percussion and Soundwaves Steelband.Admission is free but tickets are required. To download tickets please go to: www.trypo.org For questions or more information, please e-mail staff@trypo.org or call 412-391-0526.
Location: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum (4141 Fifth Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
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Classic Rock
Date(s): 05/05/2016 - 05/12/2016
Rock for every generation with tunes by The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Cream, Buddy Holly, and BB King. Hits from Earth, Wind, and Fire, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears will be part of the program as well. Don your old leisure suit and participate in a contest for best period costume.
Presenter: River City Brass
05/05 - 7:30 pm
05/06 - 7:30 pm
05/07 - 7:30 pm
05/10 - 7:30 pm
05/12 - 7:30 pm
(various locations)
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The Complete Beethoven Piano/Violin Sonatas: Recital 1
Date(s): 05/05/2016 Time: 7:30 PM
In this first of three concerts featuring the complete Beethoven Piano/Violin Sonatas, faculty members Cyrus Forough and Sergey Scheplin will come together to perform Sonatas No. 1, 5 and 7 on Thurs. May 5. The remaining two concerts will be sheduled in the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Free an open to the public.
Presenter: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Location: Kresge Theatre, College of Fine Arts 5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
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Yom HaShoah Memorial Program
Date(s): 05/05/2016 Time: 7:00 PM
Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts are singing Hatikvah, the traditional Jewish anthem at the Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Levinson Hall-JCC Kaufmann Building 5738 Forbes Avenue enter from the Darlington Road side. on Thurs. May 5 at 7: PM. For more information please contact Bill Hill 412-267-7707
Location: Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial Levinson Hall- JCC Kaufmann Building 5738 Forbes Avenue

Byron Janis Master Class
Date(s): 05/05/2016 Time: 12:00 PM
Renoenrd as one of the world`s greatest concert pianists. Byron Janis will host a master class in Alumni Concert Hall (College of Fine Arts Building) At Carnegie Mellon University on Thursday, May 5th at 12 pm..Sergy Schepkin, Assoc. Professor of Piano has worked with Mr. Janis to select three CMU students to work with Mr. Janis. This master class is free and open to the public.
Presenter: Carnegie Mellon School of Music
Location: Alumni Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts
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I Could Have Danced All Night: Celebrating Dance through Music
Date(s): 05/07/2016 - 05/08/2016 Time: 7:30 PM
You'll be tempted to get up and move to music that's inspired by dance, including the Tango, the Charleston and, yes, even country hoedown! Featuring Bryan Sable on piano, Robert Rawsthorne, percussion, and Justin Bendel on bass.
Location: Saturday - Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church, 384 Fox Chapel Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238; Sunday - Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W Ingomar Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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The Harold Young Sr. Jazz Workshop Inc.
Date(s): 05/07/2016 Time: 6:30 pm
The Harold Young Sr. Jazz Workshop Inc. is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Trilogy Concerts Series, featuring 3 great performances. The concert features the Latin stylings of Noel Quintana and his Latin Crew.Tickets can be purchased at www.jazzworkshop.showclix.com
Location: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh ~ Homewood Branch 7101 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208
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Strings Extravaganza Belle Voci with Strings Attached
Date(s): 05/07/2016 Time: 7:30 PM
This final performance of the season combines the forces of Belle Voci (Beautiful Voices in Song), under the direction of Craig Cannon, and the Giambelli String Quartet (GSQ). This will be the fourth year that the two groups have collaborated on Belle Voci’s annual spring concert. Belle Voci and GSQ will combine to perform a complete version of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater for women’s choir, featuring Belle Voci’s own soloist from with the choir. Other selections include works by Brewbaker, Ramsey, Herryman, Shields, and G. Smith.Proceeds to benefit Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh and the Race for the Cure.
Location: First Baptist Church, Oakland (159 Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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