Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performs at Alphabet City
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view details about all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: From Persia to Pittsburgh
Thursday, June 7 from 8:00 to 10:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of music featuring guest musicians from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra playing the music of composer Reza Vali during From Persia to Pittsburgh. PSO cellist Mikhail Istomin, with Rodrigo Ojeda on piano, will perform Persian Folk Songs for Cello and Piano by Vali. The program celebrates the history and culture of Iran. Featured Writers for the evening are Poet Toi Derricotte, Playwright Pat Hart, Novelist Marc Nieson, and Poet Asieh Amini.