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Pittsburgh Festival of New Music: Pittsburgh Soundpike

May 24, 2014
2:00 pm

New Hazlett Theater
Tickets: Come in between 2 and 5 p.m. and pay as you exit. (Just like the turnpike, but in reverse! Details below.)


Black Orchid String Trio performs as part of Pittsburgh Soundpike.

Black Orchid String Trio performs as part of Pittsburgh Soundpike.

Discover the energy and innovation Pittsburgh new music organizations, from seven-year-old organizations (Alia Musica, ELCO) to the freshest initiatives (Tepki, Directions Duo). The program features Pittsburgh’s groundbreaking Freya in a quartet performance of Steve Reich’s seminal Different Trains, alongside music by Cage, Brett Dean, Federico Garcia-De Castro, and premieres by many more Pittsburgh composers.

2p Trillium Ensemble: music by Scott Steele

 2:15 Black Orchid String Trio: music by David Hidek

2:30 ELCO: Cage’s Five

2:30 Trillium Ensemble: music by Mark Fromm

2:45 Black Orchid String Trio: music by Adam Rook

3:05 ELCO: music by Alan Tormey

3:15 Tepki music collective: music by Erberk Eryílmaz

3:25 ELCO: music by Christine Burke

3:35 Tepki music collective: music by Reza Vali

3:50 Alia Musica Pittsburgh: music by Scott Steele

4:00 Freya String Quartet: Steve Reich’s Different Trains

4:30 Alia Musica Pittsburgh: music by Mark Fromm

4:50 Directions Duo: music by Brett Dean

Come between 2 and 5 p.m. and pay as you exit.

$5 for 2½ hs or more

$10 for 1½ hours

$15 for 1 hour

$20 for less than 1 hour

Cash, checks, and all major credit cards accepted.

May 15, 2014 at 9:03 pm Comments (0)

Black Orchid String Quartet: Concert of Firsts, Vol. 2

May 2, 2014
8:00 pm

Union Project

Join Black Orchid as we premiere works by composers Dave Hidek, Ash Madni, Chris Massa and Adam Rook.

May 2, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments (0)

Woot II: Return of Woot

In case you missed it yesterday, here’s WESA’s interview with Black Orchid String Trio. Lot’s of well-deserved attention for local new music groups of late. And don’t forget week three of PNME’s season tonight and Saturday with music by Pierre Jalbert, Kieren MacMillan, and more.

July 26, 2013 at 9:05 am Comments (0)

Back Orchid String Trio at Rodef Shalom

July 17, 2013
7:30 pm

Levy Hall at Rodef Shalom


Black Orchid String Trio performs works by their “Spotlight Composers” Chris Massa, Adam Rook, and Ryan Stewart as well as music by Judith Weir and Krzysztof Penderecki.

July 16, 2013 at 11:12 am Comments (0)