Carnegie Mellon Night at the PSO is Friday, Nov. 4 at Heinz Hall-Faculty & Staff News - Carnegie Mellon University

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Night at the PSO is Friday, Nov. 4 at Heinz Hall

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is hosting Carnegie Mellon University Night at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4 at Heinz Hall. Faculty, staff, students and their guests can purchase discounted tickets starting at $15 at http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/cmunight. College of Fine Arts students can purchase tickets for as low as $10.

The concert of rare gems and an all-time favorite features guest conductor Leonard Slatkin, who will present McTee’s “Double Play.” The performance includes PSO principal oboist and CMU School of Music Artist Lecturer Cynthia DeAlmeda, who shines in the French composition “The Flower Clock.” PSO principal violist Randolph Kelly will perform American composer Walter Piston's viola concerto. Young musicians from across the Pittsburgh region will narrate the audience favorite, Britten's "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra."

Following the concert all CMU faculty, staff and students are invited to a dessert reception, hosted by President Jared L. Cohon.

To purchase tickets go to http://www.pittsburghsymphony.org/cmunight