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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

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is paying tribute this weekend to the roots of rock ’n’ roll, by welcoming the Hit Men, musicians who have been members of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Monday, October 20, 2014

Stephen Manes, former head of the University at Buffalo’s music department, is back in town and playing up a storm. Manes makes his last of three appearances here on Sunday, when he will be joining ... Read More

Monday, October 20, 2014

ClassicalBEETHOVEN, Piano Concertos 3 and 4 performed by Maria Joao Pires, piano and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding, conductor (Onyx) Maria Joao Pires made a YouTube sensation no... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Saturday, October 18, 2014

In October, when we are drawn to probe the mysteries of death and the supernatural, there’s nothing like Rachmaninoff. And there is nothing like the specific Rachmaninoff repertoire the Buffalo P... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, October 17, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is planning a Veterans Day concert at a veteran theater – the recently restored North Park Theatre (1428 Hertel Ave.). Stefan Sanders, the BPO’s new associate... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rossen Milanov, a 49-year-old conductor born in Bulgaria, has been named the ninth music director of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.In September, Milanov was also selected as the next music directo... Read More
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