Laura Benanti

Live from the West Side: Laura Benati

Tony award winner Laura Benati is part of a special Women of Broadway series made available by Shea's Performing Arts center. Benati's Broadway credits range from the My Fair Lady revival and Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower to She Loves Me. Benati received a Tony Award for the 2008 production of Gypsy. The show, transmitted live in HD, features a mix of Broadway show tunes, pop songs, and personal stories. Performances take place at the Shubert Virtual Studios on Manhattan’s West Side. At-home audience members will be invited to email in questions to be answered during the livestream. Get ticket info at sheas.org.

 

November 14

Live from the West Side: Laura Benati

7 p.m. livestream  

sheas.org, 847-1410

 


 

November 3 

Radio Free Birdland 

Concert Series

This pay-per-view concert series features a slew of exciting Broadway, jazz, and cabaret performers.

New shows air at 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through December.

Jazzbuffalo.org

 

November 6

Live from Premier Cabaret Lounge: Colleen Williams Quartet

Williams is  one of the area’s most prominent jazz vocalists, performing with the BPO as well as the Virginia Symphony, and The Bobby Jones Trio.

7:15–8:45 p.m. livestream

Jazzbuffalo.org

 

November 10

A String Serenade

George Walker was the first African American to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music (1996), so it is fitting that his Lyric for Strings is included in this inspirational  program. Mozart’s Wind Serenade No. 11 is pleasingly playful yet heartfelt, Handel’s Harp Concerto No. 6, played by principal harpist Madeline Olson, lends the harp a delicate magic, and Bach’s Air is celestial with the instantly recognizable second movement of his Baroque masterpiece. JoAnn Falletta conducts.

8 p.m. livestream

Bpo.org, 885-5000

 

November 11

Buffalo Chamber Players

The Buffalo Chamber Players are going virtual for the 2020-2021 concert season, streaming live from their new home, Asbury Hall. Each concert offers an engaging program featuring great music, musician commentary, and audience participation through the chat feature. See the BCP website for season and individual ticket prices. 

7:30 p.m. livestream

buffalochamberplayers.org, 462-5659

 

November 12

An Evening with Broadway's Zachary Noah Piser and Adam Rothenberg

In association with Starring Buffalo, actor Piser and music director Rothenberg come to the Premier Cabaret for a Live Stream evening of songs from some of Broadway's greatest shows, including West Side Story, Dear Evan Hansen, and Sweeney Todd. The evening also features an opening act by Buffalo's own Karen Harty and the MusicalFare debut of young artist Talia Mobley.

7:30 p.m. livestream

musicalfare.com, 839-8540

 

November 17

A Brass Act

Thrill to the power and majesty of the BPO Brass as they perform popular classics, from splendid fanfares and marches to ragtime and jazz. 

8 p.m. livestream

Bpo.org, 885-5000

 

November 20

Live From Premier Cabaret Lounge: Saranaide “So Brasil Bossa Nova”

Buffalo’s Saranaide is an accomplished vocalist and songwriter; with parents from Panama and Puerto Rico, she embraces and celebrates the sounds of Latin America.

7:15–8:45 p.m. livestream

Jazzbuffalo.org

 

November 24

Bach, Beethoven & Beyond

Two early twentieth century composers have grand masters to thank in this classic program conducted by JoAnn Falletta. 

8 p.m. livestream

Bpo.org, 885-5000

 

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