"Love and Fate," a concert featuring violinist Charles Haupt, along with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Maestro Maximiano Valdes, will be presented in Kleinhans Music Hall, One Symphony Circle, at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The program will include works of Bartok, Bach and Beethoven.
Christopher Johnson, a young, award-winning international pianist, will perform works of Schubert, Gershwin, Liszt and Rachmaninoff at 8 p.m. Friday in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, One Symphony Circle.
A gospel music showcase, featuring Grammy Award winner Richard Smallwood and Harace C. Boyer, will be presented at 8 p.m. Saturday on the Center for the Arts Mainstage, University at Buffalo North Campus. The duo will also present a series of gospel music workshops on the Mainstage at 7 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Saturday.
The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, conducted by Thomas Swan, will play a benefit concert for Concerned Ecumenical Ministry at 8 p.m. Friday in First Presbyterian Church, One Symphony Circle.
International cellist Anner Bylsma will present a recital of works for modern and baroque cellos at 8 p.m. Friday in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown.
The QRS Arts Foundation will present soprano Renee Fleming in a concert featuring the works of Schubert, Strauss, Kander, Faure and Turina, at 3 p.m. Sunday on the Center for the Arts Mainstage, UB North Campus. The vocalist will be accompanied by pianist Helen Yorke.
The Amherst Saxophone Quartet will perform a concert of rag and jazz pieces, including works of Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck and Eubie Blake, at 8 p.m. Friday in Slee Concert Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus.
The Buffalo Woodwind Quartet will perform various 20th century compositions, including works by Buffalo composers Chester Mais and Robert Mols, plus works of Hindemith, Hovhaness, Arnold and Gershwin, at 8 tonight in the Wick Center of Daemen College, 4380 Main St. (An incorrect date was given in a Noteworthy item in Friday's Gusto.)
A program titled "Jerusalem 3000," featuring the Zahav Chamber Players, a group of recent Russian and Israeli emigrants, will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, 2640 N. Forest Road, Getzville. Joining the group will be cellist Robert Hausmann, pianists Leah Peer and Emma Ziskind, violinists Harold Schatz and Semyon Ziskind, and violist Max Zelikman. The program will include the premiere of "Jerusalem 3000" by Allen Sigel.
The UBuffalo Symphony will be in concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Slee Concert Hall, UB North Campus.
MusiCanisius has postponed its guest artist concert featuring clarinetist Andrea Flagler, previously scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, to a date this spring.
Tenor Jeffrey Porter will perform a cathedral recital at 12:30 p.m. Friday in St. Paul's Cathedral, Church and Pearl streets.
Also in St. Paul's this week will be an organ recital by Victor Hill, plus a chorale evensong by members of the Diocesan Weekend Choirschool for Boys and the cathedral choirs, at 4 p.m. Sunday.
As part of its liturgical and musical program "Unity Explosion Buffalo," the Central City Apostolate of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo will welcome composer/recording artist Grayson Warren Brown for a 7:30 p.m. concert Friday in St. Christopher Church, 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda.
Folkloric Productions will present its annual "Moon Over Morocco" program, featuring Middle Eastern dance and music, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Langston Hughes Center, 25 High St. This year's musical artists will be Brothers of Baladi from Portland, Ore.
Concerts for a Sunday Afternoon will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday with a recital of secular and sacred selections by the Village Ringers handbell ensemble in the First Presbyterian Church, 21 Church St., Lockport.
The Chromatic Club of Buffalo will present a 3 p.m. concert Sunday in Rockwell Hall Auditorium, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave.