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Concert previews

Friday, January 30, 2015

Classics seasonUnless otherwise noted, concerts are conducted by Music Director JoAnn Falletta.• 8 p.m. Sept. 16: Lang Lang performs Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto in the season-op... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, January 30, 2015

The road to the 2015-16 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra season began in faraway Finland.That was where JoAnn Falletta, the BPO’s music director, and orchestra executive director Dan Hart went, a... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, January 29, 2015

“Bands/Those funny little plans/ that never work quite right …” – “Holes” by Mercury Rev In Marky Ramone’s memoir “Punk Rock Blitzkrieg,” among the many revelations offered by the... Read More

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Many would call Ben Vereen the quintessential song and dance man. He won a Tony Award for “Pippin” and a Tony nomination for playing Judas in “Jesus Christ Superstar.” In 2... Read More

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bandleader and composer David Kane’s musical highlights are as interesting as they are diverse. Videos on MTV (when they still showed videos); opening slots for Los Lobos and the Goo Goo Dolls;... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Canadian Opera Company’s spring season has sprung. On stage at Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre, for the next three weeks, are two big masterpieces, operas that belong in anybody’... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Tuesday, January 27, 2015

During Bach’s lifetime, his music often was performed at taverns and coffeehouses. Happily, it seems as if those days are back. A trio of classical musicians is playing a wide variety of Bach at 8 p... Read More

Monday, January 26, 2015

I once spent a few hours on a tour bus with Jim Heath, guitarist and vocalist with the Reverend Horton Heat. He made me laugh. A lot. As his band’s irreverent psychobilly would suggest, Heath i... Read More

Monday, January 26, 2015

Ani DiFranco is coming home with a new album in tow, and it’s one of her finest. Which is truly saying something. DiFranco is one of the most prolific independent artists of the past quarter c... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Friday, January 23, 2015

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Demarre McGill could be a rebellious teenager. But he was not your average rebellious teenager. “I used to have a saying, when I was 14 or 15 – I was ob... Read More
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