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Starting this weekend Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society will host eighth blackbird, the leading contemporary music ensemble, in a three-day residency culminating in their performance Monday night for PCMS at Carnegie Music Hall. On Saturday night, eighth blackbird will perform compositions by local university student's including Pitt Grad student Kerrith Livengood.
sachem-o.jpg I am performing my brand new album at the William Pitt Union Assembly Room on Saturday, February 9th. The event is from 7pm to 8pm and is free.
Roger Zahab and the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will launch a series of concerts featuring important violin concertos of the early 20th century, including Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 (1916–17), Sibelius’ Violin Concerto (1903–04), And Carl Nielsen’s Violin Concerto (1911). Outstanding student musicians Ian Chow and Joe Liu will perform the Prokofiev and Sibelius concerti on February 6 and 20 respectively, while Pittsburgh Symphony member Laura Motchalov will perform the Nielsen on March 26.
Outstanding music majors perform for the public. Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free The program will include: Ludwig van Beethoven's Sonata in F, op. 24 “Spring”
Allegro Adagio molto espressivo Jamie Clifton, violin Jill Fenton, piano
Frederic Chopin's Waltz in c-sharp minor
Katie Farris, piano
Arnold Schönberg's Sechs Kleine Klavierstücke
Leicht, zart Langsam Sehr langsam
An informal recital by Pitt’s music majors featuring music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Gabriel Fauré, David Feurzeig, Mikhail Glinka, Gabriel Marie, and Karim Al-Zand performed by Sarah Albani, Ronald Carter, Jamie Clifton, Jill Fenton, Kaitlin Mitchell, Sarah Rubin, and Roger Zahab Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free
Music Mondays feature informal recitals by Pitt's music majors. Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free
ianportrait.jpg Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 op. 19 – Ian Chow, soloist Mahler's Symphony No. 6, first movement Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free
joeliu.jpg Sibelius' Violin Concerto – Joe Liu, soloist Jeremy Beck's: Symphony No. 1 – world premiere Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert will feature the world premiere of Jeremy Beck’s Symphony No. 1 and outstanding student performer Joe Liu in the first movement of Sibelius’ Violin Concerto.
motchalovlaura2.jpg Nielsen's Violin Concerto – Laura Motchalov, soloist New music by Benjamin Harris Mahler's Symphony No. 6, movements 2 & 3 Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra features PSO Violinist Laura Motchalov performing Nielsen’s Violin Concerto, movements 2 and 3 of Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s...
luminorchestra.JPG Roger Zahab leads the orchestra in a complete performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 6 and Benjamin Harris' Cartoon Landscape Bellefield Hall Auditorium, free

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