Thursday, July 18, 2013
Brooklyn Rider: A Walking Fire - Musical Excursions to Clejani, Budapest, and Esfahan
Experience the excitement of Brooklyn Rider's musical excursion through Romania, Hungary, and Persia while enjoying complimentary food and drink! Praised for its “stunningly imaginative” performances (Lucid Culture), the adventurous, intrepid string quartet Brooklyn Rider combines a wildly eclectic repertoire with a gripping performance style that continues to attract legions of fans and draw critical acclaim from classical, world, and rock critics. NPR credits Brooklyn Rider with “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble,” and Vice likens Brooklyn Rider to “motocross daredevils who never screw up a stunt.” For tickets and information, visit http://pittsburghchambermusic.org/BrooklynRider.php
U.S. stock markets finished higher Friday, as Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the nation's 45th president, delivering an inaugural address repeating protectionist policies he promised throughout his campaign. Stocks rallied immediately following Trump's election with indexes hitting records as markets spurred by prospects of corporate tax cuts, deregulation, and infrastructure spending, all expected to accelerate economic growth. However advances have stalled recently as investors look for proof that these policy actions will result in better company earnings.
How would you rate President Trump's Inaugural Speech on Friday?