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WQED Cultural Calendar

Violin/Viola and Piano Duo Recital
Date(s): 01/26/2015 Time: 8:00 pm
Roger Zahab and Robert Frankenberry will perform various duets for violin/viola and piano.
Presenter: Chatham University
Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Duos for Violin and Cello
Date(s): 01/27/2015 Time: 7:30 pm
Violinist Rachel Stegeman and cellist Adam Lui perform Zoltan Kodlay's Duo, Ravel's Sonata for Violin and Cello, and Handel's Duet for Violin and Cello. Ms. Stegeman is Associate Concertmaster for the Pittsburgh Opera, and Mr. Liu is Assistant Principal Cello of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Presenter: Duquesne University
PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Die Fledermaus
Date(s): 01/29/2015 - 02/01/2015
Johann Strauss' bubbly operetta Die Fledermaus (The Bat) centers around Eistenstein, a man of questionable character, his clever wife Rosalinda, their ambitious chambermaid, Adele, and his best frenemy, Dr. Falke. In the span of 24 hours there are contrivances, disguises, a grand ball, and prison.
Presenter: Undercroft Opera
01/29 - 7:00 pm
01/30 - 7:00 pm
01/31 - 7:00 pm
02/01 - 2:00 pm
Location: Antonian Theater, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA
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A Night in Russia
Date(s): 01/30/2015 - 02/01/2015
Guest conductor Krzysztof Urbanski gives the Pittsburgh premiere of Prokofiev's Russian Overture. Berlin Philharmnic and Pittsburgh Symphony Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley is the soloist in Aram Khachaturian's Violin Concerto. a vastly entertaining work full of exotic harmonies and dance rhythms. Mussorgsky' Pictures at an Exhibition in Ravel's stunning brings the concert to a thrilling end.
Presenter: Pittsburgh Symphony
01/30 - 7:30 pm
01/31 - 7:30 pm
02/01 - 2:30 pm
Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Jessica Meyer - Sounds of Being
Date(s): 01/31/2015
Jessica Meyer peforms music from her debut album, Sounds of Being. A daring, sophisticated composer and virtuosic soloist, Jessica Meyer evokes a vibrant and visceral energy from the viola while using traditional and extended techniques inspired by her varied experiences as a contemporary and period instrumentalist.
Presenter: Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Sounds Upstairs: [sic] Music
Date(s): 02/01/2015 Time: 3:30 pm
Can words alone be music? Since the early 1900s, poets and composers alike have said YES. Call it sound poetry or text-sound, here is a concert of word sounds alone. Various performers - TEXT-NICIANS - will present pieces as solos, duets, trios and choral readings in this ear-opening experience.
Presenter: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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