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Stories by Mary Kunz Goldman

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, April 24, 2015

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Friday Coffee Concert was historic in a way. In addition to the usual jelly and jimmied doughnuts, they had paczki and fastnachts. These pre-Lenten pastries... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The esteemed Juilliard Quartet is coming to town on Tuesday to bring the Buffalo Chamber Music Society’s season to what promises to be a graceful close. The musicians – violinists Joseph Lin and... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Want to explore Buffalo? You can go on a walking tour.You can climb to City Hall’s observation deck.Or …You could swerve through the streets with a dozen other people on an outrageous... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Friends of Vienna are gathering again on Sunday for a piano/violin recital. Amy Glidden, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s associate concertmaster, is teaming up with Eastman School of Music... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, April 18, 2015

John Morris Russell, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s new principal pops conductor, made quite an impression at Friday and Saturday’s Pops concerts. And Russell wasn’t even conducting. He... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Charles Ives was an American original – an immensely successful insurance executive who wrote music on the side and became, some maintain, America’s greatest composer. His music is a unique,... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, March 28, 2015

“Bravo Beethoven!”A man in the balcony shouted that last Saturday, when the prolonged applause after the Ninth Symphony finally died down. People are still talking about that shout, and... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Buffalo Chamber Players – joined by dancers from the Neglia Ballet – are going far back in time and exploring the early Baroque. They are presenting two performances of John Blow’s “Venus... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, March 25, 2015

From now until Easter, which falls this year on April 5, the Broadway Market is the place to be. But ... what if you’ve never been there? What if you don’t know where to start? Maybe... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The curtain has fallen on the grand finals of the Metropolitan Opera auditions, held Sunday in New York City, and the winners have emerged.They are Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone (Western Region:... Read More

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