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Roger Zahab and the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will give a concert as part of the Organ Dedication Concert Series at Epiphany Catholic Church in downtown Pittsburgh. The program will feature Camille Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony) and Max Bruch’s Romanze for viola and orchestra. Ayo Ogunranti, a composer and organist currently in graduate studies at Pitt, will perform the organ part for the Saint-Saëns. Pitt Junior Sarah Albani, a double major in music and biology, will be viola soloist for the Bruch. The orchestra's brass section will perform Garbrieli’s Cazona X and Ogunranti will perform his own solo organ composition Gbe E ga from his organ suite titled Sound His Praise. The concert takes place on Friday, October 26 at...
Alia Musica Pittsburgh, a consortium of young composers and performers in the Pittsburgh area, is pleased to bring you its second-ever series of concerts, beginning with its first concert Saturday, Oct. 13th at 7:00 PM, and concluding with a second concert Thursday, Oct. 18th at 7:30 PM. Both concerts are at the Eddy Theatre on the Chatham University Campus (between Shadyside and Squirrel Hill).
For its fall concert, the Heinz Chapel Choir will offer a program of a cappella music from America, England, Latvia, Russia, Basque, Ireland, Venezuela, Hungary, and Scotland. Led by former Chanticleer member John Goldsmith, the choir will present a broad range of music including works by 16th-century English composer John Dowland, Russian master Serge Rachmaninoff, and music by Paul Simon, with a wide variety of traditional music. The concert takes place on Sunday, October 14 at 3 p.m. in Heinz Chapel and is free to the public. ____ You may now download Ticket Order Forms for the Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday concerts in portable document format (PDF). You can open the form using the free...
We have postponed our scheduled October 11 presentation of the Sirius String Quartet due to cellist Dave Eggar's recent shoulder injury. Music on the Edge hopes to reschedule this outstanding ensemble for spring of 2008.
Post-Gazette classical music critic Andrew Druckenbrod wrote about Saturday's Powerhouse Pianists concert featuring Margaret Kampmeier and Stephen Gosling. You can read the article here. The final concert in the festival takes place on Friday and will feature Marilyn Nonken and Kathleen Supove.
A dynamic group of international jazz musicians will convene on the Pitt campus for the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, the longest-running event of its kind in the country. From Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, students, jazz enthusiasts, and the general public will gather for free evening lectures on the business and history of jazz, free lectures and demonstrations by guest musicians, miniclinics for students in area schools, and demonstrations at several community venues. The week of seminars will culminate with the annual concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 in Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Jazz luminaries this year are expected to include Monty Alexander, piano; Randy Brecker, trumpet; Jon Faddis, trumpet; Peter...
tristancover.jpg Eric Moe's sit-trag (situation tragedy) Tri-Stan has been released on CD by Koch International Classics. Moe's acclaimed mono-drama is performed by mezzo soprano Mary Nessinger and New York's Sequitur Ensemble with Paul Hostetter conducting. According to Moe it's "the first ever recording of a sit-trag." You can get the CD at Amazon...

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