Burchfield Penney Art Center Announces  "A Musical Feast" as  Ensemble-in-Residence

The Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College is pleased to announce. "A Musical Feast" as  the museum's Ensemble-in-Residence. The concerts are simulcast into the reception area to accommodate the large enthusiastic crowd.

Founded in 2006 by retired Concert Master of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Haupt, A Musical Feast ventures to fuse contemporary and classical music with  poetry, and dance, featuring musicians of international stature as well as local players. The events have been highly successful. Review :" By making that space available to this top-notch, risk-taking organization, the Center does both its patrons and the musical community-at-large a mutually beneficial service.
Mr. Haupt left the BPO after 37 years of distinguished service. In addition to the BPO, Mr. Haupt  served as  Concert Master of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center in New York City for 21 years and .He taught on the faculty of the Eastman School of Music for 12 years.  Following the success of Remembering Lucas Foss in February 2009, the Burchfield Penney and A Musical Feast began collaborating on a series of concerts for the 2009-2010 season including A Tribute to composer/pianist Leo Smit , a concert of works by John Cage and Eric Satie  world premier  compositions  by Berlin composer Ruth Wiesenfeld ,with the voice of Peter Hulton, past recipient of the John Whiting Award for New Drama and  Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

We are looking forward to a new 2018-2019 season of three concerts. We also welcome again "The Robert and Carol Morris Center for 21st Century Music" University at Buffalo as Co-Sponsor.

Friday October 5, 2018 @ 8pm
Friday February 8, 2019 @ 8pm
Saturday May 18, 2019 @ 8pm

All performances will be held in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo , NY 14222 . For more information, call (716) 878-6011 or visit: www.amusicalfeast.com 

About the Burchfield Penney Art Center

The Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College is a museum dedicated to the art and vision of Charles E. Burchfield and distinguished artists of Buffalo Niagara and Western New York .Through its affiliation with Buffalo State College, the museum encourages learning and celebrates our richly creative and diverse community. The new 84,000 sq. ft. museum designed by Gwathmey Siegel and Associates opened in November 2008 and earned a silver LEED rating from the U.S. Green Building Council making it the first "green" art museum in New York State. For more information, call (716) 878-6011 or visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.


Made possible by the generous support of

Irene Haupt, Photographer

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