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By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, October 31, 2014

“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme,” the goofy comedy by Moliere with dazzling incidental music by Richard Strauss, is on stage at Kleinhans Music Hall through Sunday. And one line at the end say... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, October 30, 2014

A historic collaboration is taking place this weekend in Kleinhans Music Hall. The Irish Classical Theatre, LehrerDance and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are all joining forces for “Le Bourgeoi... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Buffalo Chamber Players are warming up again for another concert, this one with a French twist. Called “Vive le France!,” it includes music by Claude Debussy, Gabriel Faure, Jean Francaix, Fra... Read More

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

ClassicalJeunehomme: Mozart, Haydn Piano QuartetsAlexandre Tharaud, pianoJoyce DiDonato, sopranoLes Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie, conductor[Erato]3.5 starsMozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 is kn... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, October 28, 2014

“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” means “The Middle-Class Gentleman.” The playwright Moliere wrote the broad comedy in 1670 as a private entertainment at the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV. It was ... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, October 27, 2014

JoAnn Falletta, music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, shared the happy news on her Facebook page that two of her recordings are included on the ballot for possible nomination for the G... Read More

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Classical/popPlacido DomingoEncanto del Mar (Mediterranean Songs)[Sony Classical]Three starsInside every singer with a big voice there seems to be a little voice, demanding a pop project. Domingo, one... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Like Viva Vivaldi and “Baba Yaga,” Opera Week is fast becoming an autumn tradition for music-minded Western New Yorkers. Every year, the celebration – which burst on the scene in 2012 – see... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Harmonia Chamber Singers recently released a CD called “Into the Light,” and in a concert this weekend, the singers plan to let that light shine. The concert is called “Across the Bridge of ... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Buffalo Master Chorale and the Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus, led by Doreen Rao, are giving two concerts this weekend featuring the music of Mozart that will be attended by, word has it, Mozart him... Read More
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