Category: BPO in the News

JoAnn Falletta joins founding fathers, Nobel winners in American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Mary Kunz Goldman, Buffalo News

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, established in 1780, has a distinguished new member. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director JoAnn Falletta has been elected to the historic group. The induction ceremony will take place on Oct. 8 in Cambridge, Mass. The academy’s purpose, according to its charter, is “to cultivate every art and science… Read more »

RECORD KEEPING | Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra/JoAnn Falletta: Florent Schmitt, Paul E. Robinson, Musical Toronto

The city of Buffalo is only 100 miles from Toronto, and as I mentioned in a previous article, it has an excellent orchestra with a distinguished history. Its conductors have included such luminaries as William Steinberg, Josef Krips, Lukas Foss, Michael Tilson Thomas, Semyon Bychkov, and the present music director, JoAnn Falletta.  Steinberg and Krips… Read more »

From Mozart to Strauss, Jan Jezioro, Artvoice

This weekend, Buffalo Philharmonic music director JoAnn Falletta will be on the podium in Kleinhans this Saturday at 8:30pm, and on Sunday at 2:30pm for a BPO program featuring the Austro-Germanic composers Mozart, Franz Schreker and Richard Strauss. Making his welcome BPO return engagement, pianist Eldar Nebolsin will be the featured soloist in Mozart’s sublime… Read more »

The Return of Andre Watts, Jan Jezioro, Artvoice

André Watts developed an early reputation as one of the most exciting American classical concert pianists, and he has managed to maintain that reputation for over a half a century. At 8pm this Saturday, February 20 and at 2:30pm on Sunday February 21, BPO music director JoAnn Falletta will be on the podium in Kleinhans… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 Season, Douglas Levy, The Public

Season after recent season, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has continually exceeded itself in programming that is groundbreaking and virtuosic, while engaging soloists and guest conductors who shine new light on old favorites and bring new or seldom heard works to the fore. This assessment is even truer regarding the Classics Season that the BPO announced… Read more »