Friday, April 07, 2017
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Dohnanyi Conducts Brahms
World-renowned German conductor Christoph von Dohnányi returns to conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra after more than a decade since his last appearance. Widely admired for his interpretations of Romantic music, Gramophone described his recording of Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 as “easily the best and most vital of his series, spontaneous in its forward-looking energy.” Paired with Schumann, Dohnányi also will present the second chapter of the season-long Brahms cycle with a performance of his rustic Symphony No. 2. With this esteemed conductor joining forces with the distinguished Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, this outstanding weekend of artistic excellence is not one to miss!
"so it is" Opening Reception
Join the Mattress Factory for an Opening Reception celebration of “so it is," an exhibition curated by John Carson featuring the work of seven artists from Northern Ireland. All ages are welcome.
Gettysburg is site of the bloodiest battle in the war between the Union and Confederacy. 1,325 monuments, markers, and plaques, commemorate and memorialize the 46,000 soldiers who died during the battle at Gettysburg. Officials with the National Park Service said the Confederate monuments will NOT be removed from the battlefield, stating that they are committed to safe guarding these unique and site-specific memorials in perpetuity.
Should Senator Manchin accept the offer to run the Department of Energy if appointed?