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Stories by Mary Kunz Goldman

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, November 24, 2014

The Hot Sardines is a New York City outfit that play a lot of Fats Waller and other music from that era. The singer, “Miz Elizabeth” Bougerol, also plays washboard and tambourine, and she has a vo... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Sunday, November 23, 2014

I have seen some haunting scenes on stage. But ranking up there with the most intense was a scene in the last act of Opera Sacra’s production Saturday of Francis Poulenc’s “The Di... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, November 21, 2014

“So … What’s new?”It’s the Thanksgiving question that all generations dread. You look despairingly down at your squash and potatoes, trying to come up with something... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring,” scheduled for Friday at UB’s Center For the Arts, has been postponed for weath... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, November 17, 2014

Premiered at La Scala in 1957, Poulenc’s “The Dialogues of the Carmelites” is all the more chilling because it is based on a true story of the French Revolution. On July 17, 1794,... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, November 14, 2014

Max is back! Maximiano Valdes, the former music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, is on the podium of Kleinhans Music Hall this weekend. Not only that, but joining him on stage is a gift... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Just the name, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, says it all. You expect cool virtuosity, flawless collaboration. Five musicians gave us a taste of that Tuesday in Kleinhans Music Hall ... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, November 8, 2014

Matt Catingub, who conducted a show called “Glorious Gershwin” Saturday night at Kleinhans Music Hall, is a one-man band all on his own. He can play the sax – Saturday, he contributed a competen... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, November 8, 2014

Halloween is over, but one ghost lingers around Buffalo. It is a benign ghost, a brilliant ghost. It is the ghost of Antonio Vivaldi.The Red Priest, as he was affectionately known, lends his name and ... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Buffalo Chamber Music Society has two exciting concerts planned for this week, both in the Mary Seaton Room of Kleinhans Music Hall. At 3 p.m. Sunday, a Gift to the Community concert features 1... Read More
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