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September 2019

$10 – $30

The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

September 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Foreign Accents Sonatas and Cantatas by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti Sunday, September 22, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more info) Other concerts Friday and Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS The season begins with a special joint presentation on both the Renaissance & Baroque and Chatham Baroque series. The Four Nations Ensemble and Chatham Baroque unite to explore works written by some of the Baroque’s most famous vocal composers in languages and…

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October 2019

$10 – $30

Sylvia Berry

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Haydn in London Classical Sonatas on an Original 1806 Fortepiano Saturday, October 5, 8 PM 5 PM lecture/fortepiano demonstration Synod Hall, Oakland (more info) Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS One of North America’s leading exponents of the fortepiano, Sylvia Berry makes her Pittsburgh debut with sonatas by Haydn, Clementi, and J.C. Bach, and Beethoven’s Variations on “God Save the King,” performed on an original John Broadwood & Son fortepiano. For a time, Haydn lived…

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Free – $8

PB&J: Miss Melody meets Mr. Harmony

October 12, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, October 12 Miss Melody meets Mr. Harmony Melody, harmony, rhythm combine, it’s just like magic and truly sublime. Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS – 10:00 AM TICKETS – 11:30 AM Especially for preschool children and their…

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Free

RADical Days 2019 – Chatham Baroque with WQED-FM

October 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Free Admission (no registration required) An all ages concert of spirited music by well known Baroque masters Bach and Corelli, as well as lesser known greats Buxtehude and Castello.  Featuring Andrew Fouts (violin), Patricia Halverson (viola da gamba), and Scott Pauley (theorbo) performing in the beautiful, light-filled, and acoustically superb Hicks Memorial Chapel at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. The program will be recorded live by WQED-FM and the station’s host Jim Cunningham will lead a lively musical discussion after the performance.…

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$100

“Porpora Rivals & Disciples” with Four Nations Ensemble

October 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Nicola Porpora, born in Naples, teacher to the greatest singers of Europe (including Farinelli) and competition to Handel in London exerted influence in Naples, Venice, London and Vienna.  Handel was his competition and Haydn was his lackey.  No composer wrote more beautifully for the voice and his cello concerto is a little known masterwork or lyricism.  Join Loretta with Pascale Beaudin and the Four Nations Ensemble in this tour of 18th century musical Europe with Vivaldi, Handel, Haydn and Porpora.…

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November 2019

Free – $8

PB&J: The Airy Violin: Music of Henry Purcell

November 16, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Sat. November 16 The Airy Violin: Music of Henry Purcell with guests Jay Carter, countertenor, and Evan Few, violin A great countertenor sings music by Purcell for PB&J (as an extra rehearsal). Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Welcome to All the Pleasures @ Synod Hall

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to All the Pleasures Henry Purcell’s Odes to Saint Cecilia Saturday, November 16, 8:00 PM Synod Hall, Oakland (more info) One other concert on Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Chatham Baroque welcomes Pittsburgh Camerata, under the direction of Mark Anderson, and countertenor Jay Carter for a colossal program featuring Henry Purcell’s radiant choral music composed in homage to the patron saint of music, Saint Cecilia. Joining the choir are trumpets, tympani, oboes, recorders,…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Welcome to All the Pleasures @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

November 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Welcome to All the Pleasures Henry Purcell’s Odes to Saint Cecilia Sunday, November 17, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more info) One other concert on Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Chatham Baroque welcomes Pittsburgh Camerata, under the direction of Mark Anderson, and countertenor Jay Carter for a colossal program featuring Henry Purcell’s radiant choral music composed in homage to the patron saint of music, Saint Cecilia. Joining the choir are trumpets, tympani,…

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December 2019

$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ St. Nicholas Church

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Thursday, December 5, 7:30 PM St. Nicholas Church, Millvale (more info) This concert is hosted by the Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka. There will be a docent-led tour of Vanka’s murals within St. Nicholas Church at 6:30 PM. Other concerts Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ Westminster Presbyterian Church

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Friday, December 6, 7:30 PM Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair (more info) Other concerts Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and indulge in Arcadian sonic delights with a sumptuous ensemble of two violins, viola, viola da gamba, and the rich sonorities of two theorbos. This rollicking, pastoral program includes Arcangelo…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ Hicks Memorial Chapel

December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Saturday, December 7, 8:00 PM Hicks Memorial Chapel, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, East Liberty (more info) Other concerts Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and indulge in Arcadian sonic delights with a sumptuous ensemble of two violins, viola, viola da gamba, and the rich sonorities of two theorbos. This rollicking, pastoral program…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

December 8, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Sunday, December 8, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Shadyside (more info) Other concerts Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and indulge in Arcadian sonic delights with a sumptuous ensemble of two violins, viola, viola da gamba, and the rich sonorities of two theorbos. This rollicking, pastoral program includes Arcangelo…

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$10

Messiah, with Calvary Choir and soloists

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Friends of Music at Calvary present MESSIAH by Georg Friderich Handel. Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM A donation of $10 is requested at the door Join us for Pittsburgh’s only complete performance of Handel’s most-beloved oratorio, presented on original instruments led by Chatham Baroque and the Calvary Choir and soloists, all directed by Alan Lewis.

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Free – $8

PB&J: Sing we Noël

December 14, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, December 14 Sing we Noël For our annual holiday singalong show We’ll sing songs like “White Christmas” and “Let it Snow.” Soprano Pascale Beaudin joins Chatham Baroque for a holiday edition of PB&J. Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 &…

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January 2020

Free – $8

PB&J: What has teeth and plays music?

January 4

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, January 4 What has teeth and plays music? with guest George Schnakenberg, musical saw Both sharp and in tune, it has teeth but no jaw, It’s George Schnakenberg’s musical saw! Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS –…

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$10 – $30

Sequentia

January 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charms, Riddles, and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands Tuesday, January 14, 7:30 PM PNC Theatre at Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse, downtown (venue/parking info) Sung in Old English, Old High German, Old Icelandic, and Latin with supertitles Run time approx. 85 minutes, no intermission Cash bar for an hour after the performance On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, three lecture-performances on topics related to the performance of medieval music will be offered by members of Sequentia at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. These…

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Free

Sequentia: three lecture-performances at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

January 15 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free and open to the public Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 1:30 PM – 5 PM James Knox Room, George A. Long Hall, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary 616 N. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 RSVP (not required, but appreciated) Three lecture-performances will be offered by members of medieval music ensemble Sequentia. Recognized as one of the world’s most respected and innovative ensembles for medieval music, Sequentia is an international group of singers and instrumentalists—united in Paris under the direction of the legendary…

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$52

Pittsburgh Opera: Handel’s Alcina

January 25 - February 2

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February 2020

$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – The Art of the Trio @ Westminster Presbyterian Church

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Art of the Trio Friday, February 14, 7:30 PM Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair (more info) Other concerts on Saturday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Interview with Jim Cunningham on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 Chatham Baroque’s annual concert in celebration of the collective virtuosity, talent, and teamwork of artistic directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley as they continue their boundless exploration of intimate chamber music from the Baroque and beyond. Highlights include sonatas by…

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Free – $8

PB&J: Meet the Viola d’amore… the true romantic!

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, February 15 Meet the Viola d’amore… the true romantic! with guest Paul Miller, viola d’amore A rare chance to hear the “viola of love” with strings down below and strings up above. Paul Miller is a music theorist and a performer specializing in music of the 17th, 18th and 20th centuries. Before joining the musicianship department of the Mary…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – The Art of the Trio @ East Liberty Presbyterian Church

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Art of the Trio Saturday, February 15, 8:00 PM East Liberty Presbyterian Church Chapel (more info) Other concerts on Friday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Interview with Jim Cunningham on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 Chatham Baroque’s annual concert in celebration of the collective virtuosity, talent, and teamwork of artistic directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley as they continue their boundless exploration of intimate chamber music from the Baroque and beyond. Highlights include sonatas by Antonio…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – The Art of the Trio @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

February 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Art of the Trio Sunday, February 16, 2:30 PM | 1:30 PM Pre-concert talk Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more info) Other concerts on Friday and Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Interview with Jim Cunningham on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 Chatham Baroque’s annual concert in celebration of the collective virtuosity, talent, and teamwork of artistic directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley as they continue their boundless exploration of intimate chamber music from the Baroque and beyond.…

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$10 – $30

Venice Baroque Orchestra

February 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Baroque Concertos Vivaldi and the Apotheosis of the Concerto in the 18th Century Saturday, February 29, 8:00 PM Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland (more info) Advance Door General Admission $30 $35 Senior (65+) $25 $30 30 & Under $15 $20 Student (full-time) $10 $15 Active US Military $10 $15 TICKETS Originating from the hometown of Antonio Vivaldi, Venice Baroque Orchestra has appeared in more cities across the United States than any other Baroque orchestra in history. This prestigious 16-member ensemble will…

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March 2020

Free – $8

PB&J: Let’s be Composers!

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, March 7 Let’s be Composers! By using their wits and imaginations composers produce their ingenious creations. In this Jam Session, Chatham Baroque looks at what it takes to be a composer, demonstrates how different instruments create music together, and invites a surprise special guest to the stage. Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in…

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$10 – $30

East of the River (postponed)

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This event has been postponed due to the current rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, and a make-up concert will be decided at a later date. This was a difficult decision, but we believe it is in the best interests of both the artists and our community. Information for ticket holders will be forthcoming. Thank you for your patience. Hamsa Music from Andalusia, the Ottoman Empire, North Africa, and the Sephardic Diaspora Kelso Museum open 6-7 PM Pre-concert conversation 7-7:30 PM…

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Free

A Concert Celebrating the 335th Birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach (postponed)

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This event has been postponed due to the current rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19. This decision was made in the best interests of both the artists and our community. A make-up concert will be decided at a later date. Conductor Don Franklin, Chatham Baroque, and other special guests come together for this annual concert (and cake reception) in celebration of J.S. Bach’s birthday.   Program: Lutheran Mass in G minor, BWV 235 Cantata 93 Oboe d’amore Concerto in A major,…

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April 2020

$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Les Nations @ St. Nicholas Church (postponed)

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This program has been postponed due to the current rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, and a make-up concert will be decided at a later date. This was a difficult decision, but we believe it is in the best interests of both the artists and our community. Information for ticket holders will be forthcoming. Thank you for your patience. Les Nations Music from the Time of Louis XIV and XV Friday, April 3, 7:30 PM St. Nicholas Church, Millvale (more info)…

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Free – $8

PB&J: Music fit for a King (postponed)

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This event has been postponed due to the current rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, and a make-up concert will be decided at a later date. This was a difficult decision, but we believe it is in the best interests of both the artists and our community. Information for ticket holders will be forthcoming. Thank you for your patience. Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, April…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Les Nations @ Synod Hall (postponed)

April 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This program has been postponed due to the current rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, and a make-up concert will be decided at a later date. This was a difficult decision, but we believe it is in the best interests of both the artists and our community. Information for ticket holders will be forthcoming. Thank you for your patience. Les Nations Music from the Time of Louis XIV and XV Saturday, April 4, 8:00 PM Synod Hall, Oakland (more info) Other…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Les Nations @ Campbell Memorial Chapel (postponed)

April 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This program has been postponed due to the current rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, and a make-up concert will be decided at a later date. This was a difficult decision, but we believe it is in the best interests of both the artists and our community. Information for ticket holders will be forthcoming. Thank you for your patience. Les Nations Music from the Time of Louis XIV and XV Sunday, April 5, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more…

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