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J.S. Bach's Cantata 18 and the Tradition of the Litany Music Building, Room 132, free Reception to follow Johann Sebastian Bach's pre-Leipzig cantatas exhibit a number of interesting compositional experiments that serve as a transition from the sacred concerto of the 17th century to the modern cantata we find in his Leipzig years. One of these highly experimental pieces is the cantata Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee BWV 18, composed around 1714. While the composition has only a single short aria, it revolves around an extensive recitative, juxtaposing sections of the soloists and quotations from the Lutheran litany. A second unusual feature is an instrumental introduction, which is one of Bach's...
Featuring music  by Elliott Carter, James Paul Corsale, Michael DiBarry, Marcos Balter, Roger Zahab, and Burkhardt Reiter performed by James Paul Corsale, guitar Michael DiBarry, Roger Zahab, and Leah Givelber, violins Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free
adamsjohn.jpg John Adams Roger Zahab leads the Music on the Edge Chamber Orchestra in a program featuring John Adams' Shaker Loops Amy Williams' Cineshape 2 Jonny Greenwood's (Radiohead) Popcorn Superhet Receiver Roger Zahab's vibrant life Including a pre-concert talk  at 7:30 p.m. by John Adams, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2008–09 Composer of the Year Bellefield Hall Auditorium ...
ionsound.jpg Music of Adams, Glass, Reich, Satie, Pärt, and Riley featuring the visual art of Chuck Biddle Bellefield Hall Auditorium General admission $10, student/senior admission $5. Tickets available at the door. Press Release PITTSBURGH-IonSound Project, the University of Pittsburgh's first music...
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rhoma_irama.jpg Legendary Dangdut musician Rhoma Irama and his band Soneta perform at Bellefield Hall. Pittsburgh's own Dangdut Cowboys will open for Rhoma Irama and Soneta. Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free Co-sponsored by UCIS, CERIS, School of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Music. PRESS RELEASE In conjunction with the international conference on Islam and Popular Culture in Indonesia and Malaysia, Rhoma Irama and his 10-piece band Soneta will perform a concert in Bellefield Auditorium on October 11 at 8pm. Musician, composer, record...
betsyjolaschris-molina.jpg Music on the Edge presents Franz Lehar Composer-in-Residence Betsy Jolas. The concert features works for solo and duo pianos by Jolas, and a newly discovered arrangement by Varèse of his composition Ameriques for two pianos, eight hands. Performed by Amy Briggs, Winston Choi, Lisa Kaplan, and Amy Williams. Bellefield Hall Auditorium Tickets purchased in advance through ProArts...
nowelevate.jpg Music on the Edge presents NOW Ensemble “…NYC’s NOW Ensemble… works experimental, chamber-music miracles…” — L.A. City Beat Bellefield Hall Auditorium Tickets purchased in advance through ProArts: $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors, Call 412-394-3353 or visit www.proartstickets.org. Service...
gleeclubsp081.JPG First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh Tickets purchased in advance through ProArts: $10 general admission, $5 student and senior admission. www.proartstickets.org, 412-3943353 Tickets at the door: $12/$8, Pitt students free with ID.

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