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Lukas Foss Centennial Celebration at Carnegie Hall

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is thrilled to announce a return to Carnegie Hall on Monday, October 3 at 7pm for a program celebrating the life and works of one of the most important composers of the last century, former BPO Music Director Lukas Foss! The admission-free concert is offered as a gift to the community by Trinity Church. BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta will lead the program, featuring the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Downtown Voices, along with soloists Amy Porter, flute and BPO Concertmaster Nikki Chooi, violin.

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Nikki Chooi, violin
Amy Porter, flute
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Downtown Voices

LUKAS FOSS  Ode for Orchestra

LUKAS FOSS  Three American Pieces
I. Early Songs: Andante
II. Dedication: Lento
III. Composer’s Holiday: Allegro
Nikki Chooi, violin

LUKAS FOSS  Renaissance Concerto
I. Intrada
II. Baroque Interlude (after Rameau)
III. Recitative (after Monteverdi)
IV. Jouissance
Amy Porter, flute


I. Andante
II. Allegro
III. Largo
The Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Downtown Voices

The Choirs of Trinity Wall Street
Downtown Voices

LUKAS FOSS  Symphony No. 1
I. Andantino; Allegretto
II. Adagio
III. Scherzo; Vivace
IV. Andantino; Allegro

Limited tickets to this performance are still available for pick-up at the Carnegie Hall box office. To submit your reservation requests, please email Taylor Heaphy at theaphy@bpo.org. Can’t come to NYC but still want to support the BPO’s trip to Carnegie? Use the button below to make your donation.

This concert is presented by Opus 3 Artists and Trinity Church Wall Street.

Watch the video below as Music Director JoAnn Falletta and cellist Monte Hoffman share their memories of Lukas Foss!


Monday, October 3, 2022
7:00 pm
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Carnegie Hall
881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019 United States
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