SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EVENT: BPO at Beyond Van Gogh
Immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s artwork like you’ve never seen before. Your BPO, under the baton of Maestro JoAnn Falletta, performs at Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience at the Starry Night Pavilion at Eastern Hills Mall for a one-night-only engagement on Monday, September 27 at 7:30pm.
6:30pm: doors open
7:30-8pm: exclusive concert performance
8:00pm: exhibit open for private viewing
Tickets for this special fundraiser are available for $250/person. Proceeds from ticket sales support the BPO Resilience Fund and the orchestra’s creative and artistic programs that serve the Buffalo-Niagara community and beyond. All patrons will receive a complimentary bottle of Black Willow Winery’s Van Gogh wine (a limited-edition dry red wine inspired by the Beyond Van Gogh exhibit), a copy of the BPO’s Rhapsodie CD which JoAnn will sign, and a voucher for two complimentary tickets to an upcoming BPO Classics or Pops performance (certain restrictions apply).
IMPORTANT SAFETY PROTOCOL INFORMATION: The BPO will be implementing a COVID-19 vaccination requirement and a masking policy for all staff, volunteers, performers and audiences at this event. Alternatively, patrons may show proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the concert start time.
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
SATIE/arr. Debussy Gymnopedie: Lent et douloureux
DEBUSSY/arr. Caplet Clair de Lune
DEBUSSY/arr. Fradiani Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
RAVEL Pavane for a Dead Princess
About Beyond Van Gogh
In an imaginative and immersive presentation crafted for our unique times by world-renowned audiovisual designers, Beyond Van Gogh uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh.
Using his dreams, his thoughts, and his words to drive the experience as a narrative, we move along projection swathed walls wrapped in light, color, and shapes that swirl, dance and refocus into flowers, cafes and landscapes. Masterpieces, now freed from frames, come alive, appear and disappear, flow across multi-surfaces, the minutia of details titillating our heightened senses.
Through his own words set to a symphonic score, we may come to a new appreciation of this tortured artist’s stunning work.
For more information on Beyond Van Gogh, visit: https://vangoghbuffalo.com
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