Nutcracker at Carnegie Performing Arts Center12/10/2022 @ 7:00pm - 12:00 AM - 12/18/2022 Andrew Carnegie Music Hall
The Nutcracker, an old-fashioned holiday ballet performed annually by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center, will perform at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie. Performances will be on Saturday, December 10, at 7 pm, Sunday, December 11, at 2 pm, Saturday, December 17, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, December 18, at 2 p.m. Alexis Retcofsky, a teacher at the Carnegie Performing Arts Center and a graduate in theater from Point Park University, will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Shelby Self, a senior at Seton LaSalle, will dance the Queen of the Snow along with the Snow King, David Keller, who is a senior at Westinghouse Arts Academy. Sarah Kief, a freshman at Point Park University will dance the role of Dew Drop and Ana Lewis, who is in the 7th grade at Chartiers Valley Middle School, portrays Clara. Dancers from many community dance schools ranging in age from 5 – adult round out the cast of swirling snowflakes and candy flowers. Monica Ryan, director of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center will be choreographing the production. Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for students and seniors and are available at the door or online through the website. For more information please contact the Carnegie Performing Arts Center at (412) 279-8887 or access the website at www.carnegieperformingartscenter.com
Chatham Baroque: The Art of the Trio – Holiday Edition12/16/2022 - 12/18/2022 Multiple Locations
Annual showcase of the talents of Artistic Directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley Friday, December 16, 7:30 PM St. Nicholas Church, Millvale Presented in partnership with The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka. A guided tour of the murals will be held at 6:30pm. Saturday, December 17, 7:30 PM East Liberty Presbyterian Church Chapel Sunday, December 18, 2:30 PM Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Chatham Baroque Artistic Directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson and Scott Pauley showcase their collective energy, ebullience, and eloquence as they perform lively works from Baroque Germany, France and Italy. Inspired by the spirit of the season, the program will include J. S. Bach’s famous Schübler Chorales and works by Marin Marais, Arcangello Corelli, Giuseppe Tartini and others. The artists will also offer up their own arrangements of traditional Christmas Carols whose roots reach back into the Baroque period. Chatham Baroque Andrew Fouts violin Patricia Halverson viola da gamba Scott Pauley theorbo, baroque guitar
Concert: Christmas in East Liberty12/16/2022 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 AM East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 South Highland Ave, Pittsburgh 15206
East Liberty Presbyterian Church’s Cathedral Concerts return with Christmas in East Liberty on Friday, December 16 at 7:30 pm. This highly anticipated concert and East Liberty tradition will feature The Brass Roots, the ELPC Chancel Choir, organist Dr. Edward Alan Moore, and conductor Daniel Nesta Curtis. Join us in the Sanctuary or virtually on YouTube or Facebook. The concert is free for all to enjoy, but a freewill offering will be accepted. For more details, please visit www.ELPC.church, or contact Dr. Edward Alan Moore at 412.441.3800 ext. 224.