Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Noah Bendix-Balgley with David Allen Wehr
We are excited to present the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s new concertmaster, Noah Bendix-Balgley, in a violin recital. Mr. Bendix-Balgley won 1st prize at the Vibrarte International Music Competition and the International Violin Competition “Andrea Postacchini.” He will be accompanied by pianist David Allen Wehr , who currently holds the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at Duquesne University and who has collected numerous prestigious awards throughout his performing career.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been warning American hospitals that Ebola was just a plane ride away. Tuesday the first confirmed case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States. The patient had recently been in Liberia and flew to the U.S. before he was symptomatic or contagious. Meanwhile in an attempt to curtail the spread of the deadly virus, British Airways and Air France has suspended flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia.
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