It was back in 1951 that William Steinberg,
the then-conductor of the
construct sets and costumes for the
production of Igor Stravinsky’s piece, “A Solider’s Tale”.
Now, years later, the piece and scene from
1951 will be recreated by the Buffalo Chamber Players (
Soundpainting Ensemble. The
other highly-regarded area musicians, and the Buffalo Soundpainting Ensemble is
comprised of a group of dancers, actors, poets, and visual
artists working in the medium of structured improvisation under Christian
Brandjes, assistant professor of theatre at
Sets have been created in accordance to the
original sketches by Visser’t Hooft and the musicians are ready to perform this
timely piece of music. The irony of the performance is unbelievable: “A
Solider’s Tale” tells the story of a soldier who trades in his violin to the
devil for a book that predicts the economy.
As one of WNY’s most prominent artists to work
in the area in the 20th century, Visser’t Hooft’s works will be on
display beginning at , before the
concert’s start time at .
Seminary is located at
Tickets are available at the door for $15/general and $5/students. Buffalo