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The Carlton’s Quick Picks

The Carlton’s Quick Picks

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Here are The Carlton’s Quick Picks for the week of November 29th.

Remember, you can always find more events on the Post-Gazette’s Event Calendar as well as the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Calendar.

These are just a few of our favorites!

Highmark Presents: Chris Botti
Tuesday, November 30th 2010 at 7:30 Pm at the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
Tickets: $29.00 – $65.00
Chris Botti, trumpet. Back by popular demand! Grammy-nominated trumpeter Chris Botti returns to Heinz Hall for an evening of great music. Botti is best known for his smooth jazz interpretations, as well as his collaborations with Sting, Andrea Bocelli and Paul Simon amongst many others. Do not miss this unique artist in this special concert.
Call the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 412-392-4900 for more information.

BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Verdi Requiem
Friday, December 3rd 2010
Visit the Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
Tickets: $17.50 – $80.00
Manfred Honeck, conductor; Angela Meade, soprano; Marina Prudenskaja, mezzo-soprano; Dimitri Pittas, tenor; Liang Li, bass; Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. Guiseppe Verdi’s Requiem is one of the most dramatic and emotional pieces of sacred music ever written. There are some who say Verdi’s Requiem is too dramatic for sacred music. However, Manfred Honeck answers, “It cannot be dramatic enough.” This powerhouse of extreme emotion and exquisite moments set to the text of the Roman Catholic Funeral Mass was composed to honor the death of Italian poet Alessandro Manzoni, whom Verdi revered.
Performance Times: Friday, December 3 • 8 PM, Saturday, December 4 • 8 PM,
Sunday, December 5 • 2:30 PM
Call the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 412-392-4900 for more information.

Doo Wop
Friday, December 3rd 2010 at 7 pm at the Consol Energy Center
Tickets: $76-$21
Pittsburgh Doo Wop Holiday Reunion Show IX starring:
Bobby Rydell
Frankie Lymon’s Legendary Teenagers
Jay and the Americans
Kenny Vance & the Planotones
Terry Johnson’s Flamingos
The Vogues
Tommy Mara, current lead singer of The Crests

Pittsburgh Penguins!

Monday, November 29, 2010: Penguins Vs. Rangers at 7:00 PM
Thursday, December 2, 2010: Thrashers Vs. Penguins at 7:00 PM (Home Game)
Saturday, December 4, 2010: Penguins Vs. Blue Jackets at 7:00 PM