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Dance the Night Away

A celebration of infectious grooves and dynamic moves with orchestral favorites from ballet to hip-hop, tap, tango, and swing. Award-winning dance ensembles including Darlene Ceglia’s Dance Project and the African-American Cultural Center join the BPO for a night of bristling energy and virtuosity, JMR style! Classics by Rimsky-Korsakov, Strauss, and Brahms along with Celtic, Latin, and Jazz.


John Morris Russell, conductor
African American Cultural Center
     African Dance & Drum Performance Company
Harris-Grieco Academy of Irish Dance
Darlene Ceglia’s Dance Project
Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Mackenzie Cavinee
Juliana Cousins
Fráylin Olivares

James (T.E.I.N.) Levy, Jr.

GEORGES BIZET  Danse Bohème from Carmen Suite No. 2
SAMUEL AKPABOT  Nigerian Dance No. 1
STEPHEN FOSTER/arr. Tim Berens  Foster’s Folly
FRANZ LEHÁR  Gold and Silver Waltz
JAMES P. JOHNSON/arr. Rob Mounsey  The Charleston
CARLOS GARDEL/arr. John Williams  Tango (Por Una Cabeza)
REINHOLD GLIÈRE  Russian Sailor’s Dance from The Red Poppy


BRAHMS/orch. Martin Schmeling  Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor
ALEXANDER BORODIN  Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
ERNESTO LECUONA/arr. Morton Gould  La Comparsa from Danzas Afro-Cubanas Suite
NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden
arr. Rebecca Pellett  Simple Gifts: A Celtic Dance
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS  Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah
JACQUES OFFENBACH/arr. Antal Doráti  La Vie Parisienne Overture


Saturday, April 1, 2023
7:30 pm
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Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
(716) 885-5000

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