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By Mary Kunz Goldman » 7:30 AM

In 1891, when Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky visited Niagara Falls, he had no idea what honor lay in store for him. As he rode the elevator to the foot of the falls, as he complained about the ugliness... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, November 21, 2015

Arthur Honegger’s “Joan of Arc at the Stake,” which Opera Sacra has announced is its last production, is one of the strangest dramas you will ever see.It is part 1920s Parisian... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, November 20, 2015

Friday, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director JoAnn Falletta said how much she loved the orchestra’s Coffee Concerts.“It makes the rest of the day seem very happy,” she... Read More

By Garaud MacTaggart » Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Back in 2013, when the Tokyo Quartet disbanded, cellist Clive Greensmith and violinist Martin Beaver began looking for their next artistic adventure. Their collaboration in 2014 with pianist Jon... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Opera Sacra, Buffalo’s religious-themed opera company, is ending its 40-year run with what promises to be a colorful coda – “Joan of Arc at the Stake,” by Swiss composer... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, November 16, 2015

Jennifer Koh, the violinist soloing with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra on Nov. 20 and 21, is quite the musician. She gave recital in Buffalo with piano five years ago, and people who were there... Read More

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

On Nov. 17, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society is welcoming a much-praised trio. The Montrose Trio features pianist Jon Kimura Parker, cellist Clive Greensmith and violinist Martin Beaver. Kimura... Read More

Monday, November 9, 2015

“A Musical Feast,” whose inspirations often hark back to the avant-garde, is presenting a multimedia event at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center (1300 Elmwood Ave.). The... Read More

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Last year’s Veterans Day concert presented by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra just might turn into an annual tradition. This year, the orchestra is observing the occasion with another... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, November 2, 2015

Buffalo’s Viva Vivaldi festival transcends music. For the festival’s many fans, the four fall concerts usher in the holiday season. This year’s inaugural concert, which took place Nov. 1 at... Read More

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