Live at the Met: La Forza del Destino

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendettas, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen as the noble Leonora, one of the repertory’s most tormented — and thrilling — heroines. Director Mariusz Treliński delivers the company’s first new Forza in nearly 30 years, setting the scene in a contemporary […]

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Live at the Met: Romeo et Juliette

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Two singers at the height of their powers — radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim — come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s most romantic scores. Bartlett Sher’s elegant staging also features baritone […]

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DownBeat Percussion: Official Drumline of the Buffalo Bills

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Comprised of world class percussionists who thrive on energy, precision, and performance, DownBeat Percussion performs in front of more than 70,000 people as the official drumline of the Buffalo Bills! The group’s first performance with the Bills was during the team’s 2013 Christmas halftime show.  Since then the drumline has performed at every home game:  […]

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Gary Smallwood & Michael Fath

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Gary Smallwood and Michael Fath have been two of the most prominent and critically acclaimed guitarists in the mid-Atlantic region for decades.  It was their mutual reverence for acoustic playing (steel string, dobro, nylon string and mandolin) and great vocals that convinced them to finally put together the project they’d been discussing forever. So, here […]

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Live at the Met: La Rondine

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Puccini’s bittersweet love story returns to cinemas, with soprano Angel Blue starring as the French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess. Maestro Speranza Scappucci conducts Nicolas Joël’s Art Deco–inspired staging, which transports audiences from the heart of Parisian nightlife […]

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Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

In celebration of 30 years of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series, the Opera House in 2024 is bringing back some of the artists who performed in the earlier years of the series.  Sparky and Rhonda Rucker first appeared in 2009, and we’re thrilled that they are returning! James “Sparky” Rucker has been singing songs and […]

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Live at the Met: Madama Butterfly

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Extraordinary soprano Asmik Grigorian tackles the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy. Tenor Jonathan Tetelman stars as the callous American naval officer Pinkerton, whose betrayal destroys her. Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong reprises the role of the steadfast maid Suzuki, and baritone Lucas Meachem is the American consul Sharpless. […]

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Soldiers’ Chorus of the US Army Field Band

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

The Soldiers’ Chorus, founded in 1957, is the vocal complement of the United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC. The 29–member mixed choral ensemble travels throughout the nation and abroad, performing as a separate component and in joint concerts with the Concert Band of the “Musical Ambassadors of the Army.” The chorus has performed […]

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John McCutcheon

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

In celebration of 30 years of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series, the Opera House in 2024 is bringing back some of the artists who performed in the earlier years of the series.  John McCutcheon first appeared in 2003, and we’re thrilled that he is returning! No one remembers when the neighbors started calling the […]

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Monroe Crossing

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. Their superb musicianship and on-stage rapport have entertained audiences across the United States, Canada and Europe. Based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, Monroe Crossing plays an average […]

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Garnet Rogers

1891 Fredonia Opera House 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY, United States

In celebration of 30 years of the Folk in Fredonia Music Series, the Opera House in 2024 is bringing back some of the artists who performed in the earlier years of the series.  Garnet Rogers first appeared in 1996, and we’re thrilled that he is returning! In a darkened bedroom, lit only by the amber […]

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