kick-off: 9/8

Saturday, September 8 · 7:30pm · Aftershock Theater

The Dreamsongs Project and composer Ted Moore in Feathermucker, for mezzo, guitar, and laptop

Kamraton Ensemble: music by Georges Aperghis, Laura Kaminksy, and Ryan McMasters


Downtown, Strip, everywhere

Soloists from NAT 28 perform Berio's Sequenzas in coffee-shops, libraries, museums, and outdoor.



    Matinee: 9/9

    Sunday, September 9 · 2:30pm or 3:30pm
    Pittsburgh Opera

    · Surround, for six harps encircling the audience
    · Jan Williams, guest performer
    · Marilyn Shrude, Festival Composer, with John Sampen, saxophone
    and more...

    Soundpike: 9/15

    Saturday, September 15 · Pittsburgh Opera

    3:30-6pm: Pittsburgh Saxophone Quartet · CAPA's Antithesis · Kassia · Kuo/Bernabo duo · and music by Annie Hui-hsin Hsieh and Luciano Berio

    8pm: John Ivory ·  Wolftrap · Ben Opie · Nimikry (Italy)

    feature: 9/20

    Thursday, September 20 · 7:30pm · Pittsburgh Opera

    · Alia Musica Pittsburgh: Within the Wall by Marilyn Shrude
    · Christiane Dolores & Amanda Van Story Lewis
    · Eight Songs for a Mad King (Paul Pinto and NY's Tenth Intervention)


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