Friday, April 07, 2017
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Dohnanyi Conducts Brahms
World-renowned German conductor Christoph von Dohnányi returns to conduct the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra after more than a decade since his last appearance. Widely admired for his interpretations of Romantic music, Gramophone described his recording of Schumann’s Symphony No. 4 as “easily the best and most vital of his series, spontaneous in its forward-looking energy.” Paired with Schumann, Dohnányi also will present the second chapter of the season-long Brahms cycle with a performance of his rustic Symphony No. 2. With this esteemed conductor joining forces with the distinguished Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, this outstanding weekend of artistic excellence is not one to miss!
"so it is" Opening Reception
Join the Mattress Factory for an Opening Reception celebration of “so it is," an exhibition curated by John Carson featuring the work of seven artists from Northern Ireland. All ages are welcome.
O.J. Simpson, the Hall-of-Fame football player famously acquitted in his wife's murder before heading to prison for a Las Vegas hotel robbery in 2007, is scheduled for a parole hearing on July 20th. Found guilty of 12 charges including armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping he was given a sentence of 9 to 33 years. However reports of his good behavior in prison along with being 69 years old make Simpson's parole a good possibility. Should O.J. Simpson be granted parole?
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