All Events | Starting Saturday, June 2, 2012
Monroeville Art Exhibition
Friends of the Monroeville Public Library present an exhibit of the East Suburban Artists League. 9am-9pm Mon-Thu; 9am-5pm Fri & Sat; closed Sundays
Pittsburgh Symphony at the Point
Manfred Honeck leads a concert of popular classics on the main stage of the Three Rivers Arts Festival. Broadcast live on Classical QED 89.3.
Ortner-Roberts and Friends
The Ortner-Roberts Duo (Susanne Ortner, clarinet; Tom Roberts, piano) with multi-instrumentalist Vince Giordano, and Roger Humphries, drums; plus the HaZamir Pittsburgh high school ensemble and Zohar Chamber Singers.
Pianist Sean Duggan, and cellist Aron Zelkowicz in recital. Duggan plays Bach's French Suite #5, two Faure nocturnes, and Brahms's Intermezzo Op. 118 #2. Zelkowicz plays a Bach Chaconne, de Falla's Suite Populaire Espagnole, and Chopin's Introduction and Polonaise Brillante.
Come Fly Away
A new Broadway musical that brings together the legendary vocals of Frank Sinatra and the creative vision of Tony Award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp.
Choro No Vinho
A concert of traditional Brazilian classical music fused with jazz and improvisation. Free admission.
Butler Concerts to Munch By
Every Wednesday (except July 4), a musician or ensemble performs a free lunchtime concert. Bring a lunch, or purchase one on-site, courtesy Cafe Main. Cookies & cold drinks are free.
Joshua Bell Plays Brahms
Manfred Honeck, praised by The Guardian for his PSO recording of Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben leads three tone poems: Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration and Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks. Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell returns for an impassioned performance of Brahms' technically-demanding Violin Concerto.
Opera's Greatest Hits
The Allegheny County Summer Concert Series presents Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artists Juan José de León and Kyle Oliver and former Resident Artists Katherine Drago and Shannon Kessler Dooley with accompanist Mark Trawka in numbers such as La donna e mobile from Rigoletto, O sole mio, Largo al factotum from The Barber of Seville, Brindisi (Drinking Song) from La Traviata, The Impossible Dream from Man of La Mancha, and Taylor the Latte Boy. Free admission.
Musicians with a Mission
Members of the Westmoreland Symphony and Mendelsshon Choir and other talented local musicians will present a free one-hour concert hosted by QED's Jim Cunningham. A silent auction for the nonprofit Musicians with a Mission will expand their ability to bring live music into local healthcare settings.
Piano Scholarship Winners Recital
The Pittsburgh Piano Teachers Association presents 2012 scholarship winner Ben Grove, who will attend Westminster College, and past winners Alvin Zhu (Julliard) and Ted Evangelista (Boston University).