Castellani Andriaccio Duo to brighten spirits at Roswell Park

Buffalo, NY – Buffalo’s internationally acclaimed Castellani Andriaccio Guitar Duo is presenting a free performance at noon on Monday, Dec. 2 at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute atrium.  Numerous opportunities for photo and video exist.

Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio are noted recitalists, orchestral soloists, and teachers. They serve as the artistic directors for the biennial JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition, and are the founders and owners of the Fleur de Son record label. Their performance is part of Roswell Park’s Music in the Lobby program, which offers more than 1300 performances annually to Roswell Park patients, visitors and staff.  The Duo is also featured on the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Classic Christmas concerts on Dec. 6 and 7.

While at Roswell Park, the media is asked to restrict photography and videography to the performers.

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The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI’s website at http://www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org.

 

As Buffalo’s cultural ambassador, the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under the leadership of music director JoAnn Falletta presents more than 100 concerts each year. Since 1940, the orchestra’s home has been Kleinhans Music Hall, a National Historic Landmark with a reputation as one of the finest concert halls in the United States. During the tenure of JoAnn Falletta, the BPO has rekindled its history of radio broadcasts and recordings, including the release of 27 new recordings on the Naxos and Beau Fleuve labels. For more information about the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, visit www.bpo.org.