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Schubert on the Bluff: Year Three

Guest Composer: Claude Debussy

Duquesne University presents Schubert on the Bluff, a three-year concert series featuring works of Franz Schubert, the great Viennese composer of some of the most purely beautiful music ever written. Initially famous in his brief lifetime for his over 600 songs, Schubert made enormously valuable contributions to the chamber music literature, masterpieces full of passionate melodies and rich harmonies. Each season will include many of these beloved chamber works, along with piano solos and duets. In addition, each season will feature a guest composer, whose music will be part of each program. Pre-concert conversations will bring personal insights from the artists to help prepare the audience for that afternoon's performance. Reserved seating will be available, so book your tickets early!

Schubert on the Bluff presents its third and final season of concerts, this year with guest composer Claude Debussy. Schubert's gorgeous melodies and emotionally gripping music has captivated audiences for almost two centuries, while Debussy's lush, Impressionistic tone paintings have placed him among the giants of the 20th century. For the 16th season, Artistic Director David Allen Wehr, holder of the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at Duquesne University, will lead his faculty colleagues, members of the Pittsburgh Symphony, and exciting guest artists in programs of some of the most memorable and moving music ever written. Many of last year's concerts sold out; the best way to be sure you don't miss any of the music is to purchase a season ticket. The Bluff concerts have always been a bargain, and reserved-seat season tickets only cost $75. Mark your calendars now!

Upcoming "On the Bluff" Concerts

Visit our Calendar of Events to see our full list of concerts and recitals.