Category: Press Releases

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Invited to Perform at the Prestigious Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw

BUFFALO, NY – JoAnn Falletta is taking the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Poland in March to perform in four different cities and four acclaimed concert halls. The tour comes at the invitation of Elzbieta Penderecka, president and founder of the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, an annual two-week festival in Warsaw that features many of… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with church performances, Mambo Kings concert

BUFFALO, NY – It’s Hispanic Heritage Month and the BPO is celebrating. BPO violist Janz Castelo is leading a string quartet composed of himself, BPO violinists Andrea Blanchard-Cone and Amy Licata and cellist Eva Herer in performances at several churches that serve the Hispanic community. Castelo is the Artistic Director of the Buffalo Chamber Players,… Read more »

At annual meeting, Buffalo Philharmonic announces balanced budget, touts record-breaking season, honors partners, names new trustees and officers

BUFFALO, NY – On Sept. 12, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc. stakeholders gathered at Kleinhans Music Hall for its annual membership meeting to review the past season, to elect trustees, and to get updates on the state of the orchestra. For the 2016-17 season, Treasurer Jim Beardi reported that the BPO broke records in ticket… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic starts season with glamour and panache

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Philharmonic’s 2017-18 season celebrates American ingenuity while honoring the European roots of the classical tradition. The season begins on Sept. 16 with a performance starring eminent violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Mutter rarely performs in North America, and has not performed with the BPO since 1988. She will play Tchaikovsky’s sole violin… Read more »

For the first time in decades, the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians meets in Buffalo

For Immediate Release Contact:Kate Jenkins Communications Coordinator Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 716-242-7819 kmockler@bpo.org BUFFALO, NY – When the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians last met in Buffalo, Jimmy Griffin was the mayor, and the Buffalo Sabres still played at the Aud. The organization representing the top 52 orchestras in the nation hasn’t held their… Read more »

Tickets for all Buffalo Philharmonic concerts on sale Aug. 12

BUFFALO, NY – Disney’s Fantasia Live in Concert, the BPO debut of Traffic’s Dave Mason, and the chance to experience the epic Carmina Burana live are just a few of the exciting moments planned for the BPO’s 2017-18 season. Superstar violinist opens season The season begins with its traditionally glamorous gala opening on Saturday, Sept…. Read more »

Comedy legend Bill Murray & cellist Jan Vogler bring collaboration to Kleinhans

  Tickets on sale June 9, 10 AM BUFFALO, NY – Bill Murray’s fans know to expect the unexpected from the multifaceted comedian and actor. Murray became famous on “Saturday Night Live,” and cemented his reputation with blockbuster comedies like “Ghostbusters,” “What About Bob,” and “Groundhog Day.” In recent years, he’s become equally as well-known… Read more »

Dates Announced for the 2018 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition

Dates Announced for the 2018 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition Joanne Castellani and Michael Andriaccio, Artistic Directors International talents to compete in prestigious classical guitar competition June 6, 7 and 9 BUFFALO, N.Y. – WNED | WBFO and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to announce the dates for the 2018 JoAnn Falletta International… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic announces jam-packed summer season

For Immediate Release Contact:Kate Jenkins Communications Coordinator Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 716-242-7819 kmockler@bpo.org BUFFALO, NY – The BPO’s summer schedule features the traditional Independence Eve performance after the Bisons game at Coca-Cola Field; a trip to the Ellicottville Music Festival; a celebration of Canada 150 at Canalside with Strictly Hip; performances with Shakespeare in Delaware Park… Read more »