Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:00 PM, Free Admission, Reception to Follow
“They All Laughed” Recording of the Even
Gershwin was one of the several musicians who performed for the Chromatic Club. What was he performing for the Club? Do we have any memories from that concert? What surprises are hidden in our archives?
Sunday, June 20, 2021
“The Temple of Music and the Pan-American Exposition”
The Temple of Music was a concert hall and auditorium built for the Pan-American Exposition which was held in Buffalo, New York in 1901. The Temple of Music is primarily remembered today as the site of the assassination of United States President William McKinley. After the Exposition closed, the Temple of Music and the other plaster buildings were torn down, and the area between Delaware Avenue and Elmwood Avenue was turned into a residential subdivision. But what was the music like in the Temple of Music? This
lecture recital will illustrate music and flavors of the Temple.
Sunday, July 11, 2021
“Kreisler, van Buelow and Friends”
Between the end of the 19th Century and the beginning of the 20th Century, Buffalo was a very vibrant cultural scene and many talented virtuoso stopped in the region for their concerts. Within those, musicians like Kreisler and van Buelow. This concert will revisit those historical performances and the interesting programs those musicians were touring with.
Sunday, August 15, 2021- Free Event 3 PM “From Russia”. In the early 20s, Buffalo welcomed the great composers from Russia, Rachmaninoff and Prokofieff. But strangely enough, their programs featured several pieces from classical repertoire. This will be live at 3PM on August 15, 2021.