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  • May 8

    Performance  |  Applied Learning: Dance, Design and Community

    Friday, May 8, 2015, 5:30–7:30 pm

    In the East Gallery, with art as the backdrop, students will be presenting stories told through dance and design illustrating the power of collaboration across disciplines and the creativity born of a common goal.

  • Apr12

    Performance  |  Harmonia at the Burchfield Penney

    Sunday, April 12, 2015, 7–9 pm

    A special evening with Harmonia Chamber Singers presenting music of all eras, including a tribute to the spirit of Charles Ives

  • Apr11

    Performance  |  Emil Schult & Buffluxus DIGITAL SYNESTHESIA: Romanticism-Zeitgeist: A Tribute to American Artists Charles Ives and Charles Burchfield

    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30–9 pm

    Celebrating exhibitions Emil Shult: Portrait of a Media Artist Pioneer and Resounding Roar,  Emil Shult with members of Institute For Electronic Arts at Alfred will create a video and sound performance interpreting the songsmore

  • Apr11

    Performance  |  LehrerDance Invades the Burchfield Penney!

    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2–4 pm

    LehrerDance, Buffalo’s very own international touring professional dance company, returns to the Burchfield Penney Arts Center for another one of a kind dance event.  The company will take the audience on a journey through the gallery, performing their world-renowned repertoire inmore

  • Apr10

    Performance  |  Ives’ Concord Sonata, with interpolated readings and lecture by Nancy Weekly: Burchfield and Thoreau

    Friday, April 10, 2015, 7:30–9 pm

    Part of Charles Ives: Celebrating An American Maverick: A 2015 Festival of Exploration and Discovery

  • Apr 9

    Performance  |  Mental Radio, An Electronic Chamber Opera by Jonathan Golove

    Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7–9 pm

    Electronic chamber opera, Mental Radio, is based on Upton Sinclair’s Mental Radio: Does it Work, and How? 

  • Apr 9

    Performance  |  Jonathan Golove Technology Preview

    Thursday, April 9, 2015, 5–6:30 pm

    Before Jonathan Golove's performance of Mental Radio at 7 pm, audience members are invited to interact with the technology that is used in the performance. This technology allows physical movements to be translated into both sound and visuals. 

  • Mar13

    Performance  |  A Musical Feast: Words & Music

    Friday, March 13, 2015, 8–10:30 pm

    Day of show: Tickets available by phone at 716-878-6011 only.

  • Mar13

    Performance  |  Barbara Levy Daniels

    Friday, March 13, 2015, 5:30–7:30 pm

    Barbara Levy Daniels performs for M&T Second Friday at the Burchfield Penney with Bobby Jones/piano, Ben Levitt/bass and Abdul Qadir/drums.

  • Jan 9

    Performance  |  HEARsay

    Friday, January 9, 2015, 5:30–7:30 pm

    HEARsay is an instrumental trio that invokes the spirits of Gypsy violin, Astor Piazolla sensibilities and Brian Eno-like atmospheres with a dash of Henry Mancini collaborating with Nick Cave.