BPO Performances

Mesmerizing Classics

The BPO is celebrating 20 years of JoAnn Falletta with an unforgettable collection of masterworks, premieres and mesmerizing performances in our M&T Bank Classics series, featuring some of JoAnn’s favorite artists and works: Mozart’s Requiem, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in collaboration with the Irish Classical Theatre Company, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, and more.

Unforgettable Pops

Maestro John Morris Russell has packed the 19-20 BPO Pops Series with experiences you won’t find anywhere else: the BPO debut of Tony Award-winning star of Broadway’s Hamilton Leslie Odom, Jr., the 50th anniversary of The BeatlesAbbey Road and Yellow Submarine, an homage to past Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch, and so much more!

Head-banging Rock

The 19-20 BPO Rocks season brings you a wide variety of rock legends–tributes to Queen, The Beatles, The Eagles, and The Grateful Dead, and the actual legendary group Jefferson Starship, all with classic anthems, head-banging hits, and your BPO!

Fun for Kids

The 19-20 BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York’s BPO Kids Concert Series returns for young music lovers and the entire family. These fun Sunday afternoon concerts last 45 minutes, with an hour of preconcert activity stations including crafts, stories, games, and an “instrument zoo” where kids can try out various instruments from the orchestra.

JoAnn’s Classical Corner

Weekdays at 8:30am
Listen to Classical WNED every weekday morning at 8:30am, as Maestro JoAnn Falletta joins Mark Swarts in the WNED Morning program for “JoAnn’s Classical Corner!”

Every day, JoAnn will spend a couple of minutes with Mark talking about everything from this season’s highlights at the Buffalo Philharmonic to JoAnn’s insights on all things musical.

Beyond the Stage

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JoAnn Falletta’s
20th Anniversary Celebration

Fri Oct 18
A look back at this magical event and historic day.

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BPO Patron Tour to Nashville

Jan 8-12, 2020

Join us for an exciting and fun journey to Nashville as Maestro Falletta conducts the Nashville Symphony!

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Friends of the BPO
Young Musicians’ Scholarship

High school seniors who will enroll at a university/college as a music major in the fall of 2020 are eligible to apply now.