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FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Saturday, April 14, 2012

Mike Dowling & Pat Donohue
As the guitarist for the Guys All-Star Shoe Band of A Prairie Home Companion, Pat gets to show off his savvy licks and distinctive original songs to millions of listeners each week. When the late, great Vassar Clements heard Mike Dowling play guitar back in 1975 he did the sensible thing. He hired him. Clements called him simply, "One of the finest guitarists there is, anywhere."
04/14/2012
Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Carnegie Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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La Suave Melodia
Marini, Tartini, Foscarini, Veracini, Piccinini... This concert(ini) features the passion, melody, and expression of the virtuosic composers of Baroque Italy. Imbibe in our weekend of passion stirring, establishment shaking, life changing baroque music.
04/14/2012 - 04/15/2012
Time: various
04/14 - 8:00 pm
04/15 - 2:30 pm

Location: various
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A Night of Remembrances
Guest Conductor Matthew Kraemer will lead the orchestra inthe season finale, featuring soloist Aaron Patterson, alto saxophone. Mr. Kraemer is Associate Conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic and served with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and the Akron Symphony.
04/14/2012
Time: 7:30 pm
Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd, Butler, PA
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Lark String Quartet
The four women of the Lark String Quartet, all soloists in their own right,  continue to delight audiences with their energy, passion, and artistry. The LSQ has been committed to new music, commissioning such works as the 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning Quartet #2 by Arron Jay Kernis.
04/14/2012
Time: 8:00 pm
Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, PA
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Passion and Excitement
Suppé's Light Cavalry Overture, Bruch's Violin Concerto #1 with soloist Dena Miller, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony #2 "Little Russian." Istvan Jaray conducts.
04/14/2012
Time: 7:30 pm
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, 450 Schoolhouse Rd., Johnstown, PA
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Three Rivers Community Band Festival
The festival will feature amateur bands including Community Band South, Youngstown Area Community Concert Band, East Winds Symphonic Bandand The Festival Band with special guest James Gourlay, director of the River City Brass and world-renowned tuba soloist, leading "Tiptoe Through the Tubas."
04/14/2012
Time: 2:30 pm

Location: Upper St. Clair H.S., 1825 McLaughlin Run Rd., Upper St. Clair, PA
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CANCELED: Paolo Pecchioli in Recital
Bass Paolo Pecchioli's recital has been canceled due to illness.
04/14/2012

Location: Pittsburgh Opera, 2425 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Duquesne Wind Symphony
The Duquesne Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. Robert C. Cameron, has received national attention through its performances at College Band Directors National Association conferences. Using the player pool concept, the ensemble performs music ranging from works requiring as few as eight players to as many as 45.
04/15/2012
Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Chatham University Choir
Spring Concert.
04/15/2012
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Sergey Schepkin, piano
Russian-American pianist Sergey Schepkin has performed from the US to Europe to Japan to New Zealand. He made his Weill Recital Hall debut in 1993 to an enthusiastic audience and New York Times critic, and has performed at Lincoln Center, Celebrity Series of Boston, Boston's Emmanuel Music, New York's Metropolitan Museum, the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, the LACMA and Maestro Series in Los Angeles, the Grand and Chamber Philharmonic Halls in St. Petersburg, Russia, among many other venues and series.Program TBA.
04/15/2012
Time: 3:00 pm
Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
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