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Our 40th season begins soon!

Friends of Vienna 2015-2016 Season Concert Schedule:

September 13  Eastman School Of Music soprano Emily Helenbrook and Eastman School of Music pianist Kurt Galvan will perform arias and songs by Hugo Wolf, Erik Satie, Alban Berg and Francis Poulenc, as well as works by other composers. 

October 11 – Jonathan Golove, UB associate professor of cello, Yuki Numata Resnick, UB assistant professor of violin and vocalist Esin Gunduz will offer works by J.S.Bach, Arthur Honegger and George Anthell with the world premiere of a work by Esin Gunduz. 

November 22 – Susan Yondt, professor of piano at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, will be featured in an all Schubert piano recital. 

March 13 – John Fullam, BPO principal clarinetist, Robert Hausmann, BPO cellist and Nancy Townsend, UB pianist.

April 10 – Candian mezzo-soprano Lynne McMurty and Eastman School of Music pianist Alison d' Amato will perform songs and lieder by American composer Virgil Thomson, Russian composer Alexander Gretchaninov and 19th century German composers.   

April 24  The Buffalo Bach Project featuring soprano Maria Lindsey, oboist Megan Kyle, cellist Katie Weissman and friends in a concert dedicated to and inspired by J.S. Bach.

Ticket Information

Tickets are:

$10 general
$5 student
$2 children under 12

$45 for the season

All tickets are sold at the door.

Season tickets are $45, which is a savings of 25% over the individual admission. To avoid long lines at the first concert, please consider purchasing your season tickets ahead of time. You may do so by making a check payable to The Friends of Vienna and sending it in care of our Treasurer, Barbara Jezioro, 495 Starin Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216.

Update and Donations

Thank you for your patronage and support. Our organization is proud to serve the people of Western New York by producing classical chamber music with truly affordable ticket prices.

The enthusiasm of the artists, together with their choice of music, makes possible our interesting and beautiful Sunday afternoon concert series and we are grateful that the members of our audience appreciate them. We know we could not present the series without your support and regular attendance at our concerts. It gives meaning to everything that we are doing.

In addition to your presence, we also appreciate your financial support. Those who donate to Friends of Vienna make it possible for others to enjoy high quality concerts at a price they can better afford, and help us to provide an expanding series of free concerts in the Buffalo Public School system. Please consider making a special gift for our 2013-14 season. Your tax-deductible donation will be recognized in our program notes:

Become a Friend: donation of $20 and above
Become a Good Friend: donation of $50 and above
Become a Best Friend: donation of $100 and above

You may donate to Friends of Vienna online, through Network for Good.

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If donating by mail, checks should be made payable to The Friends of Vienna and sent in care of our Treasurer, Barbara Jezioro, 495 Starin Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216.

On behalf of the entire Board of Directors of the Friends of Vienna, we thank you for your kind support.

Friends of Vienna in the Media

Article in Artvoice,: "Amy Glidden and Alison D'Amato rediscover George Antheil" -- 4/16/15
Article on "Friends of Vienna present an adventure on piano and violin" -- 4/21/15
WNED interview with Susan Yondt -- 11/20/14
Article in Artvoice,: "From Russia to Sweden to Buffalo," w/Susan Yondt -- 11/20/14
Article in The Buffalo News/Gusto section announcing new season -- 8/13/14
Article in The Buffalo News/Gusto section previewing our concert -- 3/13/14
Article in Artvoice,: "The Art of Song", previewing our concert -- 3/13/14
Radio interview with violist Virgnia Barron -- WNED-FM, 11/22/13
Article: "The Friends of Vienna celebrate Schumann" -- Artvoice, 11/21/13
Radio interview with Jonathan Golove and Esin Gunduz -- WNED-FM, 10/11/13
Article: "The Return of Stephen Manes" -- Artvoice, 10/10/13
"Tango For Two" -- article previewing our Sept. 8 program -- Artvoice, 8/29/13
WNED interview with Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio -- 9/6/2013

Article featuring Loren Silvertrust, preview of program -- Artvoice, 4/25/13
Radio interview with Loren Silvertrust by Peter Hall -- WNED-FM, 4/25/2013
Radio interview with Kate Holzemer -- WNED-FM, 2/8/2013
Radio interview with Susan Yondt -- WNED-FM, 11/16/12
Article featuring Susan Yondt, previewing program -- Artvoice, 11/15/2012
The York Consort featured in article -- Artvoice, 10/11/2012
Radio interview with the York Consort -- WNED-FM, 10/12/2012
Radio interview with BPO clarinetist John Fullam -- WNED-FM, 9/12/12
Article: "Clarinet Rareties", includes preview of program -- Artvoice, 9/13/12
Article: "Friends of Vienna opens season" -- Buffalo News/ Gusto, 9/14/12

Radio interview with Janz Castelo by Peter Hall - WNED-FM, 4/27/2012
Radio interview with Eric Huebner by Peter Hall - WNED-FM, 3/30/2012
Article on Eric Huebner: "Pianist on the Go" -- Artvoice, 3/29/12
Radio interview with Amelie Fradette by Peter Hall - WNED-FM, 3/9/2012
Article on Amelie Fradette & Susan Schuman, 3/11 preview - Artvoice, 3/8/12
Article on Emily Tworek Helenbrook, concert preview -- Artvoice, 10/13/2011
Radio interview with Emily Tworek Helenbrook -- WNED-FM, 10/12/2011
Article on The Amberg Quartet, preview of program -- Artvoice, 9/29/11
Radio interview with Susan Yondt by Peter Hall -- WNED-FM, 9/9/11
feature article on Susan Yondt, preview of program -- Artvoice, 9/8/11

Radio interview with Jonathan Golove by Peter Hall -- WNED-FM, 5/19/11
Article: "Culture on the Cheap" mentions FOV -- The Buffalo News, 3/22/11
Article on the Amberg Quartet, preview of program -- Artvoice, 3/10/11
Radio interview with Susan Yondt by Peter Hall -- WNED-FM, 1/28/11
Article on Susan Yondt, preview of concert -- Artvoice, 1/20/2011
Rockwell Brass concert previewed in feature article -- Artvoice, 11/25/2010
feature article: "K2 at the Friends of Vienna" -- Artvoice, 11/4/2010
feature article on Karen Schmid & FOV -- Artvoice, 10/7/2010
Article on "Fall Classics" in Buffalo, includes FOV -- Artvoice, 9/2/10

feature article on Emily Tworek Helenbrook -- Artvoice, 2/19/10
feature article on Philharmonic String Quartet & FOV -- Artvoice, 1/21/10
feature article on Friends of Vienna -- The Buffalo News, 10/2/2009
feature article on Friends of Vienna -- Artvoice, 10/1/2009

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Friends of Vienna gratefully acknowledges the financial support of Erie County during their 2013–2014 season.

"Sine arte, sine amore non est vita"