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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ClassicalBrahms BelovedSymphonies 1 and 3Clara Schumann LiederJohn Axlerod, conductor[Telarc]3 starsThis two-CD set is the conclusion of a two-part series conductor John Axelrod has designed around Br... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Remember the Twelve Days of Christmas? According to tradition, they begin on Christmas Day and stretch, luxuriously, into January.It’s time to bring them back. Because we need the extra time. T... Read More

Friday, November 21, 2014

CLASSICALAngel BlueAngel Blue is a young soprano whom Placido Domingo hailed as “the next Leontyne Price.” She has vocal equipment, but she needs a little more experience in aesthetics. ... 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

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra this morning is donating $15,000 to the campaign for the new Oishei Children’s Hospital.The orchestra, which raised the money through a Doctors of the World c... Read More

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Fazil SaySay Plays Say[Naive]Fazil Say is a unique artist, a pianist, jazz pianist and composer from Ankara, Turkey. In 2013, he made headlines when he ran afoul of the latter-day Turkish government, ... 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

Thursday, November 13, 2014

“A Musical Feast,” the free-wheeling Buffalo concert series masterminded by former Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster Charles Haupt, is setting the table for a new course, to b... Read More

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

ClassicalMaurice Steger and I BarocchistiVivaldi: Concerti per flauto[Harmonia Mundi]3.5 starsNo one who saw Maurice Steger on the Ramsi P. Tick Memorial Series will ever forget it. Steger was like so... Read More
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