Behind the Curtain: The Making of SHOT!
Date: 5/11/2016 6:00 PM – 5/11/2016 7:30 PM
Address: One Museum Court – The Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo, NY
A discussion with Nickel City Opera on the original operadramatizing the assassination of President McKinley.
Members free; museum admission.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.buffalohistory.org/Visit/Event-Details.aspx?id=909&type=events
The Buffalo History Museum
“Behind The Curtain Lecture”
6:00pm-6:10pm Suzanne Fatta-Moderator Overview and panel introductions
6:10pm-6:20pm Melissa Brown-Buffalo History Museum
The Pan Am Expo and what Buffalo was like in 1901
6:20pm-6:30pm Valerian Ruminski-How the idea of SHOT! came about and how it came into fruition.
6:30pm-6:40pm Persis Vehar-Composer.Her approach to the music and libretto. Talk about collaborations with other historical institution.
6:40pm-6:50pm Maryann Saccomando Freedman-President, Buffalo Presidential Center
How the assassination affected Buffalo and the country.
6:50pm-7:00pm David Grabarkewitz-How he approached the dramatization and the visual aspect of the production.