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Chatham University Spring 2017 Music Events Announced

PITTSBURGH: The Chatham University Music Program has announced the Spring 2017 Musical Performance calendar.  Unless otherwise noted, all performances are free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Pauline Rovkah, Director of the Piano Program, at or 412-365-1679.

Spring 2017 Music Events

Faculty/Guest artist 
January 8, 3:00 p.m.
Campbell Memorial Chapel
Faculty Voice Recital
The program of operatic scenes, portraying amazing heroines such as Norma, Joan of Arc and Medea. Featuring music by Bellini, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Cherubini and Wagner.
Kelly Lynch, Soprano and Walter Morales, piano

January 12, 7:00 p.m.
James Laughlin Music Hall
Sounds of Canada“: Songs by Canadian authors. Daphne Alderson, contralto and John Marcinizyn, guitar

February 25, 3:00 p.m.
James Laughlin Music Hall
Robin Meloy Goldsby:  Pianist, Composer and Author

Friday Afternoon Musicale series, 4:00 p.m.
James Laughlin Music Hall

January 20
Music by Haydn, Schubert, Liszt and Debussy
Menghua Lin, piano

February 17
Piano masterworks: Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin
Featuring: Beethoven Op. 109 Sonata in E Major, Chopin 4th Ballade, and Schumann Kreisleriana, Op. 16.
Gerald Lee, piano

March 17
Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Part VI
Walter Morales, piano

Chamber Music series
James Laughlin Music Hall

January 27, 7:30 p.m.
Happy Birthday Mozart!
Featuring Arias and Duets.
Kathy Soroka, mezzo soprano, Desiree Soteres, soprano, Kelly Lynch, soprano, Pauline Rovkah, piano, Robert Frankenberry, piano, and Yeeha Chiu, piano

February 10, 7:30 p.m.
Music for Food
Catherine Cho, violin (The Juilliard School faculty)
Paul Katz, cello (New England Conservatory faculty)
Pei Shan Lee, piano (New England Conservatory faculty)

February 26, 5:00 p.m.
New Music: works by David Lang and Kaija Saariaho
Alia Musica Pittsburgh featuring Chicago-based vocal quartet Quince

March 19, 3:00 p.m.
Beethoven: Romance in F and Sonatas for Piano and Violin Nos. 6, 8
Cyrus Forough, violin and Sergey Schepkin, piano

April 8, 3:00 p.m.
An afternoon of Chamber Music, featuring Brahms’s Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60
Yeeha Chiu, piano and guest artists from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Sunday Vocal series3:00 p.m.
Campbell Memorial Chapel

April 23
Faculty Voice Recital
Verdi’s La forza del destino
Kelly Lynch, Robert Frankenberry, Zachary Luchetti, Milutin Lazich & Stacey Brett Conner with Walter Morales, piano

Chatham University Choir
Campbell Memorial Chapel

April 9, 3:00 p.m.
Spring Concert
A collection of secular, sacred, contemporary and pop choral music. Stacey Conner, Director of Choral Activities

April 17, 6:00 p.m.
Student Recital