Buffalo Chamber Players at the AK 2018–2019

Join the Buffalo Chamber Players, Buffalo’s preeminent chamber music ensemble, as it continues its acclaimed residency at the Albright-Knox. Experience creative music programs performed by our region’s finest performers in a unique and inspiring setting.

No Strings Attached

Thu, Oct 11, 2018 ● 7:30 pm

Enjoy a fabulous program of chamber music for woodwinds, brass, percussion, and no strings! 

It’s Just a Phase: Composers and the 1960s

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 ● 7:30 pm

Complementing the Albright-Knox’s exhibition Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s, this program explores the musical trends of the 1960s. 

Schumann 1842

Sun, Feb 17, 2019 ● 3 pm

1842 was a happy and prolific year for Robert Schumann, witnessing the composer’s first forays into chamber music. Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled from January 31 at 7:30 pm to February 17 at 3 pm.

¡Viva España!

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 ● 7:30 pm

Experience the exotic sounds of Spain, including Manuel de Falla’s Harpsichord Concerto performed on our newly restored harpsichord. 

Images from the Dark Land

Thu, May 9, 2019 ● 7:30 pm

A haunting program of musical depictions of war, from the Crusades to the Vietnam War, reflecting on the brutality of war and the resilience of the human spirit. 


Individual concert tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for Members, and $5 for students. Season tickets for all five concerts are available at a discounted rate of $80 ($60 for AK Members) through the first concert on October 11, 2018. Tickets can be purchased online (by clicking through to individual event pages), by phone at 716.270.8292, or in person at the Albright-Knox Admissions Desk. Concerts often sell out in advance of each performance, so please order tickets early to avoid disappointment.

AK Café will serve a prix-fixe dinner before each concert. Reservations are essential; please call 716.270.8223 or reserve online using OpenTable.

Program Sponsors

Buffalo Chamber Players at the AK is a partnership between the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Buffalo Chamber Players. Buffalo Chamber Players concerts are made possible by a grant from the Cullen Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the support of Buffalo Chamber Players donors, and the generosity of Albright-Knox Art Gallery patrons. We thank ABC-Amega, Inc. for its generous corporate support.