November is a Great Month for Music at the Burchfield Penney

Monday, October 29, 2012

It is a great month for music at the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

We begin on Thursday, November 1 with a mesmerizing duet with the inimitable bassist John Lindberg and the legendary Ishmeal Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet. The following Thursday we are graced with a rare appearance by the incomparable pianist Fred Van Hove. These concerts are in association with Three for a Quarter, One for a Dime, A series of Modern Jazz Performance being presented by David Kennedy in conjunction with the Burchfield Penney and Hallwalls.

Tickets for these concerts are two for a quarter or one for a dime, or a suggested donation of $10 or buy tickets online at here for Fred Van Hove or here for John Lindberg and the legendary Ishmeal Wadada Leo Smith.

Finally, On Friday November 9, at 8:00pm, as part of M&T Second Fridays, we present Amblongus Pie: Dance Music, Verse, and Song produced by A Musical Feast. The concert features a contemporary musical setting and reading of Edward Lear’s “Nonsense Cookery” in honor of Lear’s 200th birthday performed by mezzzo-soprano Julia Bentley and pianist Kuang-Hao Huang. Also on the program, will be Four Dances by John Cage performed by Julia Bentley and Kuang-Hao Huang with the Leher Dance Company, in the continued celebration of the 100 anniversary of the birth of John Cage. In the same manner, Musical Feast will present The Electronic Playground by John Bacon, inspired by Cage and performed by the Fredonia Faculty Percussion Quartet.

Tickets for the concert are $20 general admission and $10 for members. Order tickets bty phone at 716-878-6011 during gallery hours or online here.

-Don Metz, associate director, public programming
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