This program celebrates the exciting time in the 1960s and 1970s when the University at Buffalo’s Creative Associates helped establish Buffalo as the epicenter of contemporary, avant-garde music.
This program features some of the popular and eventually banned music and composers from between the World Wars, including works by Paul Hindemith, Arnold Schoenberg, and Kurt Weill.
In The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, Argentinean-born composer Osvaldo Golijov channels the spiritual life and writings of Isaac the Blind, the 12th-century Kabbalist rabbi of Provence.
The Buffalo Chamber Players opens its 11th concert season with the exotic sounds of Bohemia and its fusion of folk and art music, with works by Antonín Dvořák, Leoš Janáček, and Bedřich Smetana.
The first female instrumentalist and first South American to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana has undertaken a remarkable musical journey since leaving her native Santiago, Chile, in 2007.
More than 50 years after moving to the U.S. from his hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, pianist Monty Alexander is an American classic, touring the world relentlessly and delighting a global audience drawn to his vibrant personality and soulful message.
Named “Jazz Guitarist of the Year” 15 times, multiple Grammy Award winner Bill Frisell has established himself as one of the most admired and influential musicians across contemporary music.