Valentine’s Day from the Bluff: Romantic Piano Favorites

City Music Center of Duquesne University 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

You are invited to a Valentine benefit concert performed by our dean David Allen Wehr. Please see details about registering and tickets below or in the attachment. All proceeds benefit the City Music Center via the United Way. Please consider making this exceptional recital part of your Valentine's Day and kindly extend this invitation and […]


Sunflower Music Festival

White Concert Hall 1700 SW Jewell Ave, Topeka, KS

Sunflower Music Festival White Concert Hall, Washburn University Topeka, Kansas June 19: Rachmaninoff Suite #1 (Fantasie-tableaux) for Two Pianos (with Cynthia Raim) June 24: Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano (with Charles Stegeman) Moszkowski Suite for Two Violins and Piano (with Rachel and Charles Stegeman) June 25: Schumann Piano Quintet (with Charles and Rachel Stegeman, […]

Best of the Bluff, Season Two: Back to the Bluff

PNC Recital Hall 408 Magee St., Pittsburgh, PA

IMPORTANT NOTE: Currently, Duquesne University requires all individuals inside buildings on campus to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Therefore, all concert attendees and performers must be masked at this event. Best of the Bluff, Year Two kicks off with a program featuring Schubert’s beloved Trout Quintet, the top vote-getter in the 2018 audience […]

Best of the Bluff: Dynamic Duos

PNC Recital Hall 408 Magee St., Pittsburgh, PA

Three of the most virtuosic, tuneful, and popular duos in the repertoire are featured on this program. David Allen Wehr will be joined by PSO Principal Flute Lorna McGhee and Pittsburgh Opera/Ballet Orchestra Concertmaster Charles Stegeman. Franck’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, a wedding present for the great Belgian violinist Eugene Ysaye, flirts with musical […]

Vocal/Piano Concert, Roche Guest Artist Series

Walker Recital Hall, Mercyhurst University 501 East 38th Street, Erie, PA

Xiu-ru Liu, Mezzo-Soprano GGuenko Guechev, Bass-Baritone David Allen Wehr, Piano Arias, Duets and Piano Solos by Handel, Massnet, Mozart, Webber, Britten, Sviridov, Tchaihovsky, Chopin and Utterback View Livestream recording

Solo Piano Recital

Guzzetta Recital Hall, University of Akron OH 228 East Buchtel Ave, Akron, OH

Repertoire: Corigliano (Fantasia on an Ostinato) Beethoven (Sonatan op. 31#3) Chopin (Nocturne op. 27#2) Utterback (Candlelight Blues, Deep river, Dr. Joe's Ragtime) Schumann (Fantasy) View the live stream here:

Best of the Bluff, Year Two: Mixed Doubles

PNC Recital Hall 408 Magee St., Pittsburgh, PA

One of the highlights of Budapest on the Bluff during the 2012–2013 season was Bartók’s dramatic and exciting Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, reprised here by the two-piano team of Cynthia Raim and David Allen Wehr (who recently celebrated 25 years of collaboration), along with percussion superstars Andrew Reamer and Edward Stephan. Repertoire: Bartók: […]

Best of the Bluff, Season Two: Virtuoso

PNC Recital Hall 408 Magee St., Pittsburgh, PA

Audience favorite Barbara Nissman returns with Rachmaninoff’s beautiful and passionate Piano Sonata #2, which she recently recorded. Australian cellist Clancy Newman makes his pandemic-delayed Pittsburgh debut, playing Beethoven’s magnificent Sonata #3 and Schumann’s elegant Adagio and Allegro with David Allen Wehr. Repertoire: Schumann: Adagio and Allegro for Cello and Piano Beethoven: Sonata #3 for Cello […]

Best of the Bluff: To the Distant Beloved

PNC Recital Hall 408 Magee St., Pittsburgh, PA

Repertoire: Beethoven’s letter to his “Immortal Beloved” was found unsent after his death, and scholars are still mystified by the identity of the woman who clearly captured the emotions of the composer. Beethoven also poured his feelings into the first-ever song cycle, the last song of which was a direct inspiration for Schumann, who composed […]

Sunflower Music Festival

White Concert Hall 1700 SW Jewell Ave, Topeka, KS

Sunflower Music Festival brings the world’s greatest musicians to Northeast Kansas to perform in 8 free concerts in June. Since its founding in 1987, the tradition of the Festival is excellence, cultivated selection by selection, instrument by instrument, year after year. Everyone is invited to enjoy orchestra, chamber ensembles, and jazz music. The Festival is […]