Behind the Curtain: The Making of SHOT Opera at the Buffalo History Museum Wed May 11

Libertaria: The Virtual Opera

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
Phone: 716-873-9644
A discussion with Nickel City Opera on the original operadramatizing the assassination of President McKinley.
Members free; museum admission.
May 11th
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.
7:05pm-7:20pmClosing Remarks-Q&A

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