Rockefeller Arts Center
Designed by the architectural firm I.M. Pei and Partners and built in 1969, the Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center is a major cultural center of visual and performing arts for western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania.
Free commencement-eve pops concert available for viewing through May 31
Rockefeller Arts Center making its 2021 virtual commencement-eve pops concert available for viewing online through May 31.
“The Inspiration of Broadway: Songs of Hope, Optimism and Determination” made its debut online on Friday, May 14. The free concert featured a lineup of eight BFA Musical Theatre majors, the Fredonia Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the Instrumental Jazz Nonet.
“The performances in this concert were outstanding and we would like to share them with as many people as possible,” Rockefeller Director Jefferson Westwood said. “The concert will be available for viewing for free through Monday, May 31.”
Included are songs from “The Sound of Music,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Wicked,” “Man of La Mancha,” “Carousel” and many other Broadway favorites.
“The Inspiration of Broadway: Songs of Hope, Optimism and Determination” is a DFT Communications Pops Series event presented as part of the 2020-21 Lake Shore Savings Season.
Enjoy Rockefeller's archived performance clips via our Youtube channel
While live events are still on hold under the Governor's NY Forward Guidelines, special live performance clips are available for viewing on Rockefeller Arts Center's Youtube channel. The channel may be found at the below link:
In addition, we will be posting curated videos several times a week to our Facebook page. Some will be of past performances at Rockefeller Arts Center, and some will be from various artists and arts organizations that we admire. We hope this will help you keep the arts alive in your heart until we are allowed to re-open and welcome you back in person! Use the button below to get to out Facebook page.