Chatham University fall 2018 music events announced

The Chatham University Music Program has announced the Fall 2018 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.

Friday Afternoon Musicale: Virtuosity and Sensitivity
September 21, 4:00 p.m., James Laughlin Music Center
Featuring works by Frédéric Chopin, Robert Schumann, Lowell Liebermann and Tyzen Hsiao
Menghua Lin, piano

Sunday Vocal Series: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra
September 23, 7:00 p.m., Campbell Memorial Chapel
Sunday Vocal Series: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra
Raymond Blackwell, Kenneth Shaw, Andrew W. Potter, Kelly Lynch, Franklin Mosley, Robert Chafin, and Walter Morales

Chatham Choir: Cabaret Benefit
September 29, 5:00 p.m. James Laughlin Music Center
An evening of musical theatre and jazz standards performed by the Chatham Choir in a Cabaret setting; mocktails, appetizers, and raffle baskets to benefit the Chatham Choir

Not Alone: a Concert for Jack
September 30, 7:00 p.m., Campbell Memorial Chapel
Benefit for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Featuring guest artists from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, poets Sheryl St. Germain and Phillip Terman, and pianist Pauline Rovkah

Music for Food/Chamber Music Series: Violin & Piano Recital featuring works by Paul Juon and Aram Khachaturian
October 13, 3:00 p.m., James Laughlin Music Center
Benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Jennifer Orchard, violin
Igor Kraevsky, piano

Friday Afternoon Musicale: 20/21 century Women Composers
October 19, 4:00 p.m., James Laughlin Music Center
Featuring works by Bunita Marcus, Jonghee Kang and Betsy Jolas
James Iman, piano

Chamber Music Series: works by Brahms and Debussy, featuring Brahms’ Piano Trio in C Major Op. 87
November 3, 3:00 p.m., James Laughlin Music Center
"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before."- Leonard Bernstein.
This concert is dedicated to The Tree of Life and all donations will go to the synagogue and its community.
Roy Sonne, violin, Katya Janpoladyan, cello, and Yeeha Chiu, piano

Faculty/Guest Recital Series: Piano Recital, featuring works by Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy and Ives
November 10, 3:00 p.m., Campbell Memorial Chapel
Henry Spinelli, piano
Emeritus Professor, Chatham University

Friday Afternoon Musicale: Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Part X
November 16, 4:00 p.m., James Laughlin Music Hall
Walter Morales, piano

November 30, 8:00 p.m. Campbell Memorial Chapel
Annual all-campus winter celebration of lessons and carols by the Chatham Choir


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