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Presented by Renaissance & Baroque at Synod Hall, Pittsburgh PA

This event is part of the Artsburgh Flex Pass Program.
Apr 28

Bruce Dickey, cornetto, and Hana Blažíková, soprano, present a program entitled “Breathtaking”, named both because the voice and cornetto literally make music with the breath, and the imitation can figuratively take the listener’s breath away.

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the cornetto was fabled for its astonishing ability to imitate the human voice. This imitation encompassed not only its clear and bright sound, but also its agility, expressive range, dynamic flexibility, and articulation, which could make it sound almost as though the player were speaking through his instrument. Our program, which puts this imitation center stage, is called “breathtaking” both because the voice and the cornetto literally make

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Tickets available online & at the door. See website for seating chart.

Ticket Pricing: $10 – $35

Adult: $20 – $35
Student: $10
Under 35: $15 – $26.25
Senior: $19 – $32.25

Fees: $0.75 per ticket

Contact: 412-361-2048



  • A sample of Hana Blažíková and Bruce Dickey's "breathtaking" project


Synod Hall

125 North Craig Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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