University of Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge

MOTE and Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University present String Noise

Co-directed by Eric Moe and Mathew Rosenblum, Music on the Edge (MOTE) presents about six concerts each year featuring visiting artists as well as the Music on the Edge Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Roger Zahab. The series is devoted to the performance of contemporary music by professional musicians.

Recent concerts featured International Contemporary Ensemble, Newband and the Harry Partch Instruments, grammy nominated cellist Dave Eggar, and exciting new ensembles such as JACK Quartet.

For Department of Music concert information and tickets, call 412-624-4125, or visit our Events Calendar.

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Music on the Edge 2016–17

String Noise

"New York's most daring violin duo" – Time Out New York
Saturday, October 8, 3 p.m.
Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Free
Copresented with Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon Unviersity

David Del Tredici 80th Birthday Concert

MOTE celebrates the legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning composer's legacy.
Saturday, December 3, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Christine Brandes, soprano with Eric Moe, piano

Brandes and Moe perform Schoenberg's Book of the Hanging Gardens and Moe's vocal works.
Saturday, January 21, 8 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo with Sarah Plum, violin

“…adventurous indie violinist" Sarah Plum (New York Classical Music) joins the renowned Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo
Saturday, January 28, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Hypercube

Explore new music for guitar, saxophone, piano, and percussion
Saturday, February 18, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Fidelio Trio

"The sound of this trio is irresistible." – The Herald
Saturday, March 4, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Nufonia Must Fall

(Kid Koala & Afiara String Ensemble)
Thursday, March 16, 8 p.m.
The Warhol at the Carnegie Music Hall
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Bang On A Can All Stars - Field Recordings

Saturday, March 25, 8 p.m.‪
The Warhol at the Carnegie Music Hall
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Arditti Quartet with Eliot Fisk, guitar

“The quartet's performance was a spellbinding display of concentrated, fully-absorbed conviction.” – Boston Globe
Sunday, March 26, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum and Chamber Music Pittsburgh

Quartetto di Venezia

“…a first-class ensemble, with a bright tone quality and a vivid style of playing." – The Houston Post
Saturday, April 1, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Ensemble SurPlus

“…they blew my mind.” –OpusOneReview
Saturday, April 15, 8 p.m. 
The Andy Warhol Museum
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum


TICKETS

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through the University of Pittsburgh Stages Box Office, by calling 412-624-7529, or visiting music.pitt.edu/tickets. Tickets in advance: general admission is $15; students and seniors are $10. At the door: general admission is $20; non-Pitt students and seniors are $15; Pitt students, free at Bellefield Hall Auditorium. (No free student tickets at the Warhol.)

SAVE WITH A SUBSCRIPTION!
General admission subscription is $84; senior and non-Pitt student subscriptions are $56. (Subscriptions do not include Nufonia Must Fall or Bang on A Can All-Stars.)

Presented by the Department of Music in the University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Music on the Edge is codirected by Pitt faculty composers Eric Moe and Mathew Rosenblum. The series is devoted to the performance of contemporary music by outstanding artists from around the world. Music on the Edge is generously supported by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Alice M. Ditson Foundation, the Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, and the Opportunity Fund.

The Andy Warhol Museum
, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, serves more than 80,000 visitors of all ages per year. Opened in 1994, the museum features extensive permanent collections of art and archives of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century. The museum, a primary resource for anyone seeking insights into contemporary art and popular culture, also is an active cultural center that presents contemporary performance through its Sound Series and Off the Wall series.

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