Weekly Feature



2015-02-26 / Entertainment

Symphonic

thurs. 26

Side by Side Concert — The Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra will perform on stage with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The GBYO will present a pre-concert performance in the Mary Seaton Room at 6:30 p.m. The main event begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 885-5000, www.bpo.org

fri. 27

Pictures at an Exhibition — With assistance from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the BPO will bring to life Mussorgsky’s famous work and create a tour of the Albright-Knox, featuring carefully selected works from its vast and important collection, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 885-5000, www.bpo.org

wed. 4

Mighty Wurlitzer Concert — Featuring R. Jelani Eddington, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

BPOvations Beethoven Festival — Explore the contrast between Beethoven’s first and last symphonies, and get a close look at his beautiful “Emperor” Piano Concerto No. 5, with Paul Ferington, noon Wednesday, March 4, at Buffalo & Erie County Library, Central Branch, One Lafayette Square, Buffalo. 858-8900, www.buffalolib.org

BPOvations Beethoven Festival — Explore the contrast between Beethoven’s first and last symphonies, and get a close look at his beautiful “Emperor” Piano Concerto No. 5, with Paul Ferington, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Orchard Park Public Library, 4570 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park. 662-9851, www.buffalolib.org

Announcement

Nickel City Opera Seeks Recipes — Nickel City Opera is asking WNY restaurants, chefs and opera fans everywhere for innovative and delicious recipes and menus relating to the opera world and operas for the first edition of the “Nickel City Operalicious Cookbook.” The cookbook will be available internationally through Amazon worldwide distribution, local and national bookstores, in addition to a limited edition “Nickel City Operalicious Cookbook”/CD Compilation box set available directly through Nickel City Opera. The cookbook is a fundraising effort to benefit NCO and upcoming productions. Nickel City is looking for complete menus and individual recipes for “Operas to Dine With,” a Spanish-themed menu for “Carmen”; an Italian menu for “La Boheme”; and a Polish menu for “Halka.” Nickel City Opera encourages creativity and will accept menus and recipes from all of your favorite operas. A special menu from the “Nickel City Operalicious Cookbook” will be featured at the seventh annual NCO Fundraising Dinner and Auction, Monday, June 1, at the Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Ave., Buffalo.

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