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The Late Sally Stone Worsing Honored at Weekend Performances

The Renaissance City Wind Music Society will honor the late Dr. Sally Stone Worsing, founding director of Duquesne University’s City Music Center, with their performance of A Night at the Opera.


Both concerts, featuring internationally renowned bass-baritone Eugene Perry, will include performances of Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute; two arias from Don Giovanni; and Pügesange, among others.

Worsing died on Nov. 26 at age 70. She was a classically trained pianist who was devoted to music education. In 1989, she developed the City Music Center, which enabled more than 1,500 children and adults to study music. In addition, her fundraising efforts helped to provide disadvantaged students with scholarships to the center.

When: Saturday, May 14, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m.

Where: Saturday, Phenomenon Studio, 1218 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington; Sunday, First Unitarian Church, corner of Ellsworth Ave. and Moorewood Ave., Shadyside.

Information: For tickets and more information, visit www.rcwinds.org or call 412.681.7111.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.