Recital Strings Together Music for Duo and Trio

October 20, 2011


BUFFALO, NY – ArtsCanisius presents an Informally-Formal Chamber Recital on Tuesday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. The performance will feature Amy Licata, violin; Andrea Cone, viola; and Eva Herer, cello. 

The Informally-Formal Chamber Recitals feature fine desserts, delightful conversation and wonderful chamber music performances with members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. This program will feature music for string duo and trio, including Martinu’s Three Madrigals for violin and viola and Mozart’s Divertimento in E-flat K. 563.

Amy Licata joined the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in 1988. She has had many opportunities as soloist and chamber musician in the Buffalo area. 

A member of the BPOs violin section since 1987, Andrea Blanchard Cone has performed in numerous chamber music and solo recitals and has soloed with the BPO. A member of Ars Nova for many years, Cone performed multiple times with the group in their well-known Viva Vivaldi Festival.

Eva Herer, previously an associate principal cello with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, is an active freelancer in the Western New York area.

Tickets are $15 general admission; $7 for students and can be purchased online at or at the door.

The ArtsCanisius series at Canisius College presents concerts by professional musicians, including members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Canisius faculty, art shows and lectures by professional artists, as well as student recitals. For more information, contact the Fine Arts Department at (716) 888-2536 or visit the website at

Canisius is one of 28 Jesuit Catholic colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.