Category: BPO in the News

In memory of BPO bassist William D. Burns

One of his colleagues proposed that “due to his unparalleled work ethic and dedication, Bill has more than likely performed on the stage of Kleinhans (Music Hall) more times than any other musician.”

EarShot deadline for emerging composers is Oct. 17

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, and EarShot, the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, announce the BPO New Music Readings, to be held February 10-12, 2015, in Buffalo, NY. The Readings are designed to be an outstanding artistic and professional-development opportunity for emerging composers, and are also an excellent way for emerging composers… Read more »

GIHS student to play with BPO

Alexander Cousins of Grand Island will join the BPO in a concert July 1 at Knox Farm in East Aurora. Cousins, a cellist, will perform Camille Saint-Saens’ Concerto No. 1 in A Minor for Cello.

BPO wins Spark Award for Cultural Organization of the Year

Arts Services Initiative of WNY named the BPO Cultural Organization of the Year at its inaugural Spark Awards, held Wednesday, June 25, at the Lafayette Hotel. The BPO was one of three finalists for the award, along with Torn Space Theater and Squeaky Wheel/Buffalo Media Resources. BPO percussionist Matt Bassett accepted the award on behalf… Read more »