Christmas in East Liberty brings together the East Liberty Presbyterian choir with the Director of Music at the church organist Dr. Edward Alan Moore and the Brass Roots for holiday favorites Friday December 15 at 7:30. Jim Cunningham narrates the Anthony DiLorenzo ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Brass Roots trumpet and co-founder David Gardner joins Abby Langhorst percussionist with the ensemble and Ed Moore.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck talks about this weekend's concerts, which include Handel's Messiah and Haydn's "The Creation."
Sam Helfrich talks about the staging he's designed for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's performances of Haydn's "The Creation" this weekend at Heinz Hall.
The concert series at Central Presbyterian Church in Tarentum continues with the Holiday Concert Sunday December 1oth at 4pm featuring soprano Raquel Winnica Young, Lenny Young, oboe and organist Michael Hammer. Dave Rankin organized the series. He joins in the discussion of the concert, the beauty of the church and more. Lenny Young and Michael Hammer provide a short biographical sketch.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theater once again present's Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker. PBT Artistic Director Terrance Orr talks about this year's production.
Manfred Honeck describes his Thanksgiving and discusses the Thanksgiving weekend concerts at Heinz hall with von Suppe’s Light Cavalry Overture, Noa Wildschut in her American debut with Ravel’s Tzigane and the Chausson Poeme, the Typewriter and Plink Plank Plunk by Leroy Anderson and Viennese favorites Gold and Silver WEaltdz by Lehar, Johann Srauss Jr’s Emperor Waltzes, Bandits’ Galop and more Viennese favorites. Maestro Honeck remembers his first concert with the Vienna Philharmonic and his work with Leonard Bernstein, fills us in on his trip to the Chicago Symphon with Schubert and discuses a new history of the Vienna Philharmonic just published.