Celebrate National Opera in Buffalo/Niagara is here!
October 24 through November 2, with Opera Day
Saturday, October 25.
The Erwin H. Johnson Memorial Fund Inc., with its mission of promoting and supporting opera, is honored to again be the coordinating organizer of Celebrate National Opera Week 2014 in the WNY and Niagara Region. We hope that our schedule of special concerts, lectures and entertaining celebrations to commemorate National Opera Week in our area will not only inspire the young and old alike, but will also strengthen the sense of community through the universal language of Music.
WHEN: Thursday, October 16, 12:10 p.m.
WHAT: Proclamation Day! Proclamations from government officials will be recognized by the Erwin H. Johnson Memorial Fund Inc, coordinators of Celebrate National Opera Week WNY/Niagara Region, to acknowledge the week long festivities. Professor Julie Newell, ofHillman Opera and SUNY Fredonia, will present and narrate highlights of the opera Susannah by Carlisle Floyd. with Hillman Opera cast members and accompanist.
Guests will also enjoy a performance by Valerian Ruminski, bass/ Artistic Director of Nickel City Opera, Tony Kunz, area pianist; and others will also share their talents.
Programs of the complete listing of all events and activities for the upcoming Opera Week in Buffalo/Niagara will be available to attendees.
WHERE: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Ring of Knowledge, Central Library, Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY.
HOW: This program is free and open to the general public. Ramp accessible.
If you are a classical singer, or musical organization and would like to participate in the 2014 Opera Week Celebration, please submit the form by clicking here. Your event will be included in the numerous media forms including this website, our Facebook and Twitter page.