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    ‘Budapest on the Bluff’ Series Presents ‘Purely Piano’

    The Mary Pappert School of Music presents the second in its five-concert series Budapest on the Bluff at Duquesne University, Purely Piano.

    The concert will feature works including Hungarian Rhapsody #2 (two-piano version), Sposalizio and Hungarian Melody in B Minor, among others.

    Performers at Purely Piano include pianist Natasha Snitkovsky, artistic director of the City Music Center; international pianist Barbara Nissman; and David Allen Wehr, the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair and artistic director of the concert series.

    The concert will be preceded by a Kodály presentation by Christine Jordanoff, director of choral organizations.

    The Budapest on the Bluff series focuses on renowned Hungarian composers and works inspired by Hungarian and Gypsy folk music.

    Sunday, Oct. 21

        2:30 p.m., pre-concert presentation

        3 p.m., concert

    Where:   PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Information: Suggested donation: $10. For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit

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