Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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The first season of Duquesne University's Schubert on the Bluff concludes with works by the series' namesake and the late Pittsburgh composer David Stock. The program includes Schubert's Sonata for Arpeggione, a work written for a six-stringed instrument that had a brief life during the 19th century. Adam Liu will perform an arrangement of the work for cello, along with pianist David Allen Wehr. The program also features Stock's "Eitz Chayim" ("Tree of Life") with violist Meng Wang and Mr. Wehr; Schubert's "Der Wanderer," with mezzo-soprano Xiu-ru Liu and pianist Barbara Nissman; and Schubert's "Wanderer Fantasy" and two Impromptus, performed by Ms. Nissman. The concert is at 3 p.m., with a preconcert discussion at 2:30 p.m., in the school's PNC Recital Hall. $10 at 412-232-3853 or


JazzLive presents jazz guitarist Eric Johnson at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Downtown, at 5 p.m. Free and open to the public, this music series showcases some of the region's finest jazz musicians each Tuesday. Information: or 412-456-6666.


FUSE@PSO, the Pittsburgh Symphony's mashup concert series led by Steve Hackman, offers orchestral fusions of timeless classical music and modern pop classics. The latest installment at Heinz Hall centers on Mr. Hackman's arrangement of Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and the music of indie folk group Bon Iver, performed by the PSO and guest vocalists Avery Leigh Draut, Will Post and Keren Tayar. Electro-brass-funk band Beauty Slap joins the festivities to perform its own songs with and without orchestra. Before the show, audience members are welcome to a preconcert happy hour featuring a set by DJ Pete Butta, happy hour drinks, light snacks, beer samples and more. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. General admission is $30 in advance, $35 at the door, at or 412-392-4900.


Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes will speak as part of the Creative Mornings/Pittsburgh breakfast lecture series at the Kelly- Stayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave. …

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