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Vanguard-Albany Symphony Orchestra Preview Performance

New series begins Friday, October 18!

orchestraEnjoy a sneak peek of the coming weekend performance by the Albany Symphony Orchestra courtesy of Vanguard. The October preview features Schumann’s “Symphony No. 3.” The November show includes Brahm’s “Symphony No. 1” and Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 22.” The December preview concert is a Baroque holiday treat with pieces by Bach and Handel, including “The Messiah.” For details about the full concerts, please visit www.albanysymphonyorchestra.com.

All preview performances are at 12:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s large auditorium:

  • October 18 (Friday)
  • November 22 (Friday)
  • December 13 (Friday)

Can’t wait? Did you know our classical music collection on CD is requestable? Choose your favorite from our online catalog or browse some compilations and place a hold today!


Music Matters is back – Musical Elements of Hip Hop with Emcee Sev Statik

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All That Jazz Film Festival – coming July 22


Faust on Halloween

Join us at the Main Library on October 31 at 7:00 for a special showing of the silent film Faust, the story of a medieval alchemist and his deal with the Devil, featuring live music by Mike Hotter, Meg Prokorym, and Nick Matulis. The film is based on the classic book by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe which is itself based on an old German legend.