University of Pittsburgh
March 20, 2001

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, March 28 - April 9.

COLLOQUIUM

4/3 The Department of the History of Art and Architecture presents "Michelangelo and Mithra," by Edith Balas. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

MUSIC

4/1 The Department of Music presents "Bach and the Baroque," performed by The Collegium Musicum and Cantata Chor, under the direction of Don Franklin. This series is devoted to performances of works by Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 3 p.m. General Admission, $8; students/seniors, $5; Pitt students, free. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

4/3 The Department of Music and Music on the Edge presents British composer Judith Weir as the University's Franz Lehar Composer in Residence. The program will consist of a concert of Ms. Weir's works followed by a discussion period. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

4/4 The Department of Music presents the University Chamber Orchestra with "Dramatic Vistas." Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

EVENTS

4/4 The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series continues with Sandra Cisneros, author of "The House on Mango Street." David Lawrence Hall, Room 120, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call

412-624-6506.

THEATRE

3/28 The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre presents "Moby Dick

-- Rehearsed," by Orson Welles, directed by C.T. Steele. This rarely

4/15 produced adaptation of Melville's classic parallels the struggles of Shakespeare's King Lear and Melville's Captain Ahab, via the device of a 19th-century acting troupe rehearsing both productions. Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial. Performances: Tuesday - Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. For ticket information, call 412-624-7529.

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