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A viola with a colorful history is coming to Buffalo, thanks to a Buffalo Chamber Music Society concert. In a way, it's a homecoming for the instrument, which is owned by Buffalo's own Baird family. It is on loan from the Library of Congress, where it is housed. The viola is called the "Tuscan-Medici," because it was part of an ensemble made in 1690 for the Grand Duke o…


The Buffalo Chamber Music Society is almost 100 years old, but it is still vibrant and creative. Its 2017-2018 season puts the classics front and center. But it presents the music in new contexts. The Danish String Quartet, performing in spring 2018, is giving a concert with a hunting theme -- Haydn's quartet nicknamed "La Chasse," or "The Hunt"; followed by Mozart's fa…