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Tonight: Mir Ali @ the Unitarian Church

The Classics on Elmwood concert series returns tonight from a two-year hiatus with a performance featuring internationally renowned guitarist Mir Ali. Accompanying him will be members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Amelie Fradette (cello), Betsy Reeds (flute), and associate concertmaster Amy Glidden (violin). This concert will also function as the quartet’s release of their collaborative CD, Amistad. Mir Ali, the Pakistani-born virtuoso, has graced these pages many times, and more notable accomplishments include composing music for movies, theater, radio, and TV—most recently for the documentary “Roots and Branches” which won the Award of Excellence from the Film Advisory Board of Hollywood. Amistad is Ali’s first recording in seven years, making this event a long-awaited revival for both the muscians and the Classics on Elmwood series.

—alan victor

Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave. / 8pm / $15

  • Heather

    Where can I purchase the CD Amisted by Ali Mir?

  • Joseph

    Pl let me know where can get Mir Ali’s latest CD, Amistad (Amisted?).

  • Mir Ali’s CDs are available by writing to Performing Arts Management PO Box 1034 Williamsville, NY 14231. All Cds are $18.99 and will be mailed to you. Please make all checks payable to Mir Ali and provide a return address. The cost includes shipping & handling.

    Leona Zachary
    Performing Arts Management
    PO Box 1034
    Williamsville, NY 14231