Category: Press Releases

Buffalo Philharmonic’s 2017-18 season celebrates the power of music around the world and our American musical heritage

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2017-18 season will feature a celebration of America’s musical heritage to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, a theme that’s evident in both the M&T Bank Classics Series and the KeyBank Pops Series. For Immediate Release Contact:Kate Jenkins Communications Coordinator Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 716-242-7819 kmockler@bpo.org… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic string quartet celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and legacy: Quartet to visit four East Side churches in two weeks

BUFFALO, NY – Four members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will perform during services in several East Side churches in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and to raise awareness of the BPO’s new Diversity Council. On Jan. 15 – King’s actual birthday – they will perform at 10 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church,… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra performs two January concerts under baton of Dennis Kim East Aurora, Clarence churches to host Bach and Vivaldi concerts

BUFFALO, NY – Two Western New York communities will get the chance to hear the BPO in their own backyards this winter. The BPO Chamber Orchestra will perform at Nativity Lutheran Church in East Aurora on January 11 and at Clarence Presbyterian Church on January 12. Both concerts begin at 7:30 PM. Concertmaster Dennis Kim… Read more »

Eminent Polish conductor/composer to lead Buffalo Philharmonic: Krzysztof Penderecki to guest-conduct Dec. 3 and 4

BUFFALO, NY – Poland’s most eminent classical music figure is coming to Buffalo. Krzysztof Penderecki will guest-conduct the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m. Saturday Dec. 3 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in a concert titled “Poland’s Maestro.” The centerpiece of the program is Penderecki’s own Concerto for Violin and Cello, featuring BPO Concertmaster… Read more »

Veterans Day is Friday: please be our guest at the BPO!

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is offering veterans and active military a chance to enjoy some free music this weekend. Veterans and active military can receive two free tickets to the weekend’s “Magnificent Bruckner” concert, taking place at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 and at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. Tickets are available… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic to present world premiere work at Canisius College: “Vox Humana” addresses global refugee crisis

Buffalo Philharmonic to present world premiere work at Canisius College “Vox Humana” addresses global refugee crisis For Immediate Release Contact:Kate Jenkins Communications Coordinator Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 716-242-7819 kmockler@bpo.org BUFFALO, NY – The newest work commissioned for a Buffalo Philharmonic musician will receive its world premiere on Nov. 15. “Vox Humana” was written by Fredonia-based composer… Read more »

Buffalo Philharmonic Youth Concerts to blend music and visual arts; Concerts kick off Oct. 19 and 20

BUFFALO, NY – An artistic partnership between Verve Dance Studios and the Buffalo Philharmonic continues to bear fruit. The dance studio, which is dedicated to the art of b-boying and hip-hop culture, united with the orchestra in a common mission to provide artistic education to young people. In past seasons, Verve dancers have had integral… Read more »

Elderwood becomes presenting sponsor of BPO’s Coffee Concert series

BUFFALO, NY – Another Western New York company has joined forces with the Buffalo Philharmonic to provide support for music of the highest quality in our community. Elderwood is now the presenting sponsor of the Buffalo Philharmonic’s Coffee Concert series. The series includes 11 events throughout the 2016-17 season, and takes place on Friday mornings…. Read more »