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November 1-4 Events

Thursday, November 1

WHEN: 7:30 PM, Thursday, November 1 Additional Dates: 11/2 at 8:00 PM; 11/3 at 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM; 11/4 at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
WHAT:Shea’s Performing Arts Center presents Fiddler on the Roof. Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. 
A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

WHERE: Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St, Buffalo, NY
HOW:  www.sheas.org 
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WHEN: 5:30 PM, Thursday, November 1
WHAT: The Canadian Opera Company presents “Centre Stage.” Drama, decadence, and grandeur – experience A Night at the Opera with the Canadian Opera Company, as we celebrate a powerful and transformative evening of the art form like never before. 
Includes gala dinner, and competition

WHERE: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

HOW: To purchase tickets to the Ensemble Studio competition only (includes open bar, reception, and competition), click here 
To purchase tickets for the Gala Dinner, (includes open bar, reception, competition, and onstage dinner following), please email CentreStageGala@coc.ca or call 416-306-2309 
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WHEN: 7:30 PM, Thursday, November 1 Additional Dates: 11/2, 7:30 PM; 11/3, 7:30 PM; 11/4 2:00 PM
WHAT: Eastman Opera Theater presents Gordon’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through Hearing.
WHERE: Kilbourn Hall 26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604
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WHEN: 7:30 PM, Thursday, November 1 Additional Date: 11/3 at 8:00 PM
WHAT: The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Tyzik conducts Tyzik.” Jeff Tyzik, conductor, Juliana Athayde, violin The Caroline W. Gannett & Clayla Ward Chair

WHERE: Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY
HOW:  www.rpo.org, or (585) 454-2100
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Friday, November 2
 
WHEN: 7:30 PM, Friday, November 2 Additional Dates: 11/3, 7:30 PM; 11/4 2:00 PM
WHAT: Eastman Opera Theater presents Gordon’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through Hearing.
WHERE: Kilbourn Hall 26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604
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WHEN:  7:30 PM, Friday, November 2  Additional Date: 11/3 at 4:30 PM
WHAT:Opera Atelier presents Actéon and PygmalionActéon – the story of the young hunter turned into a stag – and Pygmalion – the story of a beautiful statue magically brought to life – are transformed into riveting operatic masterpieces in the hands of Charpentier and Rameau, two of the greatest composers in French music history.
Featuring Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, Allyson McHardy, Jesse Blumberg, Christopher Enns, Meghan Lindsay, Cynthia Smithers and Anna Sharpe
With Artists of Atelier Ballet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra  under the baton of David Fallis, and the Chorus of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum, along with members of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, under the direction of Lead Vocal Consultant and Chorus Master Daniel Taylor

WHERE: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre 189 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
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WHEN: 8:00 PM, Friday, November 2 Additional Dates: 11/3 at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; 11/4 at 2:00 PM at 7:00 PM
WHAT: Shea’s Performing Arts Center presents Fiddler on the Roof. Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. 
A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

WHERE: Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St, Buffalo, NY
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Saturday, November 3
 
WHEN: 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 3
WHAT: “Opera and Yoga.” A Yoga & Opera Experience. Please join Yogini Rose for a Yoga class bringing Opera and Yoga together! Music and movement, energy and love~ come feel the magic of Opera blended with movement of the body. Yoga can be done by anyone, any age any shape or size. 
One does not have to be flexible to do Yoga, one does what they can and leaves the rest. There is a warm up to start and a meditation at the end. Join us for this magical experience.

WHERE: Body Glyphix Holistic Studio, 12377 Big Tree Rd, East Aurora, NY 14052
HOW: $12 at the door.  www.bodyglyphix.com
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WHEN: 2:00 & 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 3 Additional Date: 11/4 at 2:00 PM at 7:00 PM
WHAT:Shea’s Performing Arts Center presents Fiddler on the Roof. Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. 
A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

WHERE: Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St, Buffalo, NY
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WHEN: 4:30 PM, Saturday, November 3
WHAT: The Canadian Opera Company presents Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Featuring Gordon Bintner, Joyce El-Khoury, Varduhi Abrahamyan, Joseph Kaiser, Oleg Tsibulko, Helene Schneiderman, Christophe Mortagne, and Margaret Lattimore. Johannes Debus, conductor, and Robert Carsen, director

WHERE: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St., W., Toronto, ON
HOW:www.coc.ca. (416) 363-8231
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WHEN:  4:30 PM, Saturday, November 3
WHAT:Opera Atelier presents Actéon and PygmalionActéon – the story of the young hunter turned into a stag – and Pygmalion – the story of a beautiful statue magically brought to life – are transformed into riveting operatic masterpieces in the hands of Charpentier and Rameau, two of the greatest composers in French music history.
Featuring Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, Allyson McHardy, Jesse Blumberg, Christopher Enns, Meghan Lindsay, Cynthia Smithers and Anna Sharpe
With Artists of Atelier Ballet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under the baton of David Fallis, and the Chorus of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum, along with members of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, under the direction of Lead Vocal Consultant and Chorus Master Daniel Taylor

WHERE: Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre 189 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
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WHEN: 7:30 PM, Saturday, November 3 Additional Dates: 11/4 2:00 PM
WHAT: Eastman Opera Theater presents Gordon’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through Hearing.
WHERE: Kilbourn Hall 26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604
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WHEN: 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 3
WHAT: The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Tyzik conducts Tyzik.” Jeff Tyzik, conductor, Juliana Athayde, violin The Caroline W. Gannett & Clayla Ward Chair

WHERE: Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY
HOW:www.rpo.org, or  (585) 454-2100
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Sunday, November 4

WHEN: 2:00 & 7:00 PM, Sunday, November 4
WHAT:Shea’s Performing Arts Center presents Fiddler on the Roof. Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. 
A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

WHERE: Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St, Buffalo, NY
HOW:  www.sheas.org 
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WHEN: 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 4 
WHAT: Eastman Opera Theater presents Gordon’s The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Liberation Through Hearing.
WHERE: Kilbourn Hall 26 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604
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WHEN: 3:00 PM, Sunday, November 4
WHAT: The Erwin H. Johnson Memorial Fund, Inc. presents “Buffalo Opera Day Celebration 2018.” Soaring high notes, sparkling coloratura, and opera’s most beloved melodies await in this concert, highlighting some of Western New York’s finest performers. Featuring Dr. Holly Bewlay, soprano, Danielle DiStefano, soprano, Dr. Joseph Spann, baritone, and Ivan Docenko, piano. Our famous dessert reception to follow the performance—stop by for a slice of opera cake!

WHERE: Ciminelli Recital Hall, Rockwell Hall, 3rd floor, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY
HOW: Suggested donation $10. www.ehjfund.org, or 716-992-9264
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WHEN: 3:30 PM, Sunday, November 4
WHAT: Friends of Vienna presents a woodwind concert featuring Henry Ward, BPO Principal Oboe, and friends.
WHERE: Unity Church, 1243 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY.
HOW: Adults $12, students $5 at the door. Cash or check only.
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WHEN: 6:00 PM, Sunday, November 4
WHAT: The Music Academy of Western New York presents “Opera meets Broadway.” Featuring Jena Abati, soprano, Aurora Boneberg, soprano, the Music Academy of Western New York, and other distinguished guests. A celebration of music across multiple genres! Listen to a variety of musical theatre, opera, and other classic pieces, a night that will be enjoyed by all.
WHERE: Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Rd., Amherst, NY
HOW: Free
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WHEN: 6:30 PM, Sunday, November 4
WHAT: Ars Nova Chamber Musicians’ 40 Anniversary Season! Join us for our 2018 Annual Viva Vivaldi Festival, featuring music by Vivaldi and other visionaries.
WHERE: First Presbyterian Church, 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY
HOW: $12 admission
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