Music


 Gene Welsh.

Pittsburgh Opera names Gene Welsh as new board president

Clyde B. Jones III, who’s moving to New York, will step down as president of the Pittsburgh Opera board at the end of June.

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2Do this week, May 3-10: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

River City Brass Band, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and IonSound Project are in town.

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 Ben E. King arrives at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction and awards gala in New York. King, singer of such classics as "Stand By Me," "There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish Harlem," died Thursday, his publicist said. He was 76.

R&B singer Ben E. King, who co-wrote 'Stand By Me,' dies at 76

King started his career in the 1950s with The Drifters, singing on hits including “There Goes My Baby“ and “Save The Last Dance For Me.“

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 Peter Kope, producing artistic director of Attack Theatre, kneeling, talks to Patricia Halverson and Scott Pauley of Chatham Baroque with Attack Theatre dancers Dane Toney and Kaitlin Dann, during rehearsal.

Preview: Chatham Baroque stages its 'most ambitious project to date'

Chatham Baroque, vocal ensemble Ping, tenor Aaron Sheehan and guest musicians will present "Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda."

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 Chizmo Charles in February 1992.

Funeral for Pittsburgh singer 'Chizmo' Charles will be held Saturday

The singer died April 21 at age 86.

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 Pittsburgh Opera's production of "Daughter of the Regiment" stars Lisette Oropesa as Marie.

Preview: Donizetti's 'Daughter' is high-C challenge for tenors

Pittsburgh Opera's production of Donizetti's "The Daughter of the Regiment" opens.

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 German duo, Milky Chance: Philipp Dausch and Clemens Rehbein.

Preview: Bob Marley was a big influence on German duo Milky Chance

Duo behind the hit "Stolen Dance" makes Pittsburgh debut at sold-out Stage AE tonight.

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 Daryl Hall and John Oates.

Music preview: Hall & Oates play at Stage AE

Hit-filled duo returns Saturday for sold-out show.

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 Comedian Chris Tucker performs Friday at Heinz Hall.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

Chris Tucker, the Boilermaker Jazz Band and Alia Musica perform; Kennywood opens and bodybuilders hit the stage at Soldiers & Sailors.

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Concert notes

Local music performances.

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Music Reviews


Hall & Oates a little 'Out of Touch' with Stage AE in strong Pittsburgh set

John Oates wasn't kidding when he said they draw all ages, and that's a testament to the duo's blue-eyed soul and '80s funk holding up.



Review: Heavyweight singing anchors Pittsburgh Opera's 'Daughter of the Regiment'

The performance features the company debut of Lawrence Brownlee, and Lisette Oropesa makes for a humorous, charming Marie.


 
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