Music Reviews

 Emerson String Quartet from left: Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Larry Dutton and Paul Watkins.

Concert review: Emerson String Quartet shines in Haydn's 'Sunrise,' Shostakovich

The Emerson String Quartet’s unanimity and ability to listen to each other makes for a powerful opening to Chamber Music Pittsburgh’s

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 Violinist Augustin Hadelich gave an outstanding performance in his solo of Brahms' violin concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Concert review: Violinist superb as PSO tackles Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

The Pittsburgh Symphony played the Three B’s — Bach, Beethoven and Brahms — with conductor Manfred Honeck and violinist Augustin Hadelich.

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 Mac Miller wows the hometown crowd Sunday night.

Stage review: Mac Miller makes it a ‘GO:OD’ night at Stage AE

On Sunday night at Stage AE Outdoors, the sold-out “turned-up” crowd was all his for the hometown release show for “GO:OD AM.”

2 weeks ago

 Vocalist Gregory Porter performs at the August Wilson Center Sunday night as part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents Soul Session.

Gregory Porter and his band open 'Soul Sessions' at August Wilson Center

It proved to be a fun show, with precious little tedium between songs and enough sonic balance between Mr. Porter and the band.

2 weeks ago

Lady Antebellum own the night with Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt at First Niagara Pavilion

The Grammy-winning country trio made one of its final stops at the Burgettstown venue with artists Sam Hunt and Hunter Hayes.

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 Ian McCulloch of Echo and the Bunnymen

Music review: Echo and the Bunnymen live up to legacy at Smalls

British post-punk band soars in long-awaited return to Pittsburgh.

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 Josh Groban performs "Le Temps des Cathedrales" to a sold-out crowd Thursday night at the Benedum Center.

Music review: Josh Groban is masterful at the Benedum

Singer focuses on new album, “Stages,” in intimate concert.

2 weeks ago

 Ashley Williams, Gail Novak Mosites, Raquel Winnica Young, Dane Toney, Anthony William and Kaitlin Dann in "The Winter's Tale."

Review: Production, opera star in 'The Winter's Tale'

“The Winter’s Tale,” a collaboration between Quantum Theatre, Chatham Baroque and Attack Theatre, recalls the pasticcio tradition.

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 Of Monsters and Men singer Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir on opening song "Thousand Eyes" at Stage AE.

Review: Of Monsters and Men still monstrously appealing at Stage AE

Icelandic band returned to Pittsburgh with bigger production to focus on new album ’Beneath The Skin.’

3 weeks ago

Concert review: Trinity Choir delivers a jubilant performance

The renowned Choir of Trinity College Cambridge sang at Calvary Episcopal Church as part of the Britsburgh festival.

3 weeks ago

 Pianist and composer Vijay Iyer works with musical curator and saxophonist Oliver Lake during rehearsal Friday night for the Jazz Poetry concert at West Park on the North Side.

Review: Jazz Poetry concert a vibrant tribute to the world's persecuted writers

The Pittsburgh version of the City of Asylum held its annual Jazz Poetry concert on Saturday in West Park on the North Side.

3 weeks ago

Diana Ross brings Motown sound to the Benedum Center

The Motown superstar wowed the audience during Saturday evening concert.

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