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No Vox, Day-Pass Deadline

This has been posted and e-mailed to a number of outlets, but if you missed it, there’s no Vox concert for Music on the Edge tonight.

Deadline to Buy New Music Day-pass is March 3
If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a New Music Day-pass to hear the Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo and IonSound Project on March 8, you’ll need to do so by March 3.  More details here (opens pdf).

February 28, 2009 at 3:49 pm Comments (0)

MOTE and the Warhol present Alarm Will Sound

March 20, 2009
8:00 pm



The New Hazlett Theater
ProArts Tickets 

Updated: Music on the Edge and the Andy Warhol Museum cap off the first season of their highly successful collaboration with the groundbreaking chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound performing the group’s new music-theater event 1969. Through music, drama, and video 1969 seeks to encapsulate the  extensive cross-pollenization between popular music and the avant-garde that characterized the 60s and 1969 in particular. The event incorporates music from both The Beatles (A Day in the LifeRevolution No. 9, etc.) and Karlheinz Stockhausen (HymnenStimmung, and more), as well as works by Luciano Berio, excerpts from Leonard Berstein’s Mass and much more.

February 27, 2009 at 1:00 pm Comments (0)

Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble presents All-Adams Piano Recital

March 14, 2009
5:00 pm



Alumni Concert Hall
CMU College of Fine Arts, free

Featuring China Gates, American Berserk, and Hallelujah Junction with pianists Jack Kurutz and Robert Frankenberry

February 27, 2009 at 12:41 pm Comments (0)

Danielpour is PSO’s 09–10 Composer of the Year

See the details here.

February 23, 2009 at 6:14 pm Comments (0)

Leila Josefowicz performs John Adams’ Dharma at Big Sur

March 13, 2009
8:00 pm
March 15, 2009
2:30 pm




Thursday single tickets start at $12.50
Fri/Sat single tickets start at $20
Sunday single tickets start at $17.50

John Adams conducts the PSO in Dharma at Big Sur with Leila Josefowicz on electric violin. The program also includes Britten’s Four Sea Interludes and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 6.

February 22, 2009 at 8:11 pm Comments (0)

Kelli Rudick at Garfield Art Works

March 2, 2009
8:00 pm



$6, Garfield Artworks, 4931 Penn Avenue. 412-361-2262.

Virtuoso experimental guitarist Kelli Rudick grew up in Tel Aviv, lives in New York. Plays acoustic guitar with looped electronics, mbira (thumb piano) and “nail violin”. Toured with Kaki King and collaborated with The Books. Scored music for The L Word, Queer Eye, and several independent films. Developed powerful and expressive extended techniques, using every timbre the instrument has to offer by slapping, tapping, bending, restringing and de-tuning. Expect captivating atmospheres and rippling melodic structures – fans of ‘postrock’ (Sigur Ros, Explosions in the Sky) and multi-layered neoclassical composition will enjoy it. Opening sets by local electroacoustic performers Discuss, Torus, and Johan Nystrom.

February 21, 2009 at 5:08 pm Comments (0)

New Music Day-Pass for Bugallo-Williams Duo, IonSound Project


IonSound Project and the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society are pleased to announce the New Music Day-Pass for Sunday March 8, 2009. Purchase tickets to hear the Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo and IonSound Project with KnotDance and a light dinner in between, all for $20! Please see details below:

3 p.m. at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium (650 Schenley Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15260)
Bridges Fine-tuned, Part II: Featuring the Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo premiering Amy Williams’ new composition for piano, with music by Gyorgy Kurtag, Machaut, Frescobaldi, Purcell, J.S. Bach, Conlon Nancarrow, and Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring for piano four hands.

5:15 p.m. at Bellefield Hall 2nd Floor Lobby ((315 S. Bellefield Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15213)
Share a light meal with the artists, including vegetarian and omnivorian deli sandwiches, salad, drinks, and dessert.

7 p.m. at Bellefield Hall Auditorium
IonSound Project, the University of Pittsburgh Department of Music’s Ensemble-in-Residence, will give a concert titled Hometown Heroes, featuring music by John Adams, Patrick Burke, Eric Moe, Jonathan Kolm, David Stock, Philip Thompson, and Roger Zahab, with choreography by KnotDance.

Purchase your New Music Day-Pass for $20 by contacting The Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society at
412-624-4129 or info@pittsburghchambermusic.org.
Visa or MasterCard accepted for phone orders

Or send order form and check payable to Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society to

Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society

315 S. Bellefield Ave, Room 305

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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February 18, 2009 at 1:02 pm Comment (1)

Coming Up: Imani Winds, The Necks, Rowell and Burleson

It’s official. There’s more new music going on then I can keep up with. You can find previews of upcoming concerts by the Imani Winds at the PG, The Necks from City Paper, and don’t skip PNMNet’s interview with Mary Rowell and Geoff Burleson posted below.

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February 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm Comments (0)

Imani Winds

February 16, 2009
8:00 pm



Carnegie Music Hall
ProArts Tickets 

Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society presents a the Imani Winds performing a concert featuring Husa, Ligeti and much more.

February 15, 2009 at 9:49 pm Comments (0)

The Necks

February 17, 2009
8:00 pm



The Andy Warhol Museum

The Austalian free improv group performs at the Warhol with the Ben Opie Trio as part of the Warhol’s Sounds series.

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February 15, 2009 at 9:48 pm Comments (0)

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