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Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 8:00pm

Our 2021 summer season features a rocking collaboration with The Strictly Hip, a BPO Brass series in partnership with Olmsted Parks Conservancy, and musical celebrations of the patriotic spirit throughout the region.

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September


24

Beethoven’s Fifth

September 24 @ 10:30 am
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

The powerful phenomena of classical music’s eight most famous notes in Beethoven’s iconic symphony contrast with Ravel’s lighthearted and playful piano concerto, featuring the jazz-tinged influences of George Gershwin, and performed by BPO favorite, Fabio Bidini.

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October


9

Mahler & Saint-Saëns

October 9 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 10, 2021 at 2:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Critically-acclaimed pianist Sara Buechner returns to perform the glittering, extravagant piano concerto that Camille Saint-Saëns completed in just 17 days, while Western New York native, soprano Rachel Mikol, eloquently interprets Gustav Mahler’s entrancing portrait of heaven from his fourth symphony.

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October


23

Nikki Chooi Plays Brahms

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Mendelssohn’s joyful symphony captures his happy impressions of a youthful journey through Italy in a program featuring a haunting, syncopated tango by Piazzolla, and highlighting BPO concertmaster, Nikki Chooi, tackling Brahms’ profound violin concerto, a “Mount Everest” of the repertoire.

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November


5

Grieg Piano Concerto

November 5 @ 10:30 am
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One event on November 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

The beguiling and brilliant keyboard flourishes of Grieg’s only piano concerto are executed by the flawless Joyce Yang in her return engagement with the BPO. The lighthearted musical imagery is extended with the Classical Symphony of Prokofiev, an appealing nod to Haydn and the 18th century, which also inspired Stravinsky’s witty Pulcinella Suite, originally scored as a one-act opera with sets designed by Picasso.

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November


20

Gershwin & Barber

November 20 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on November 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm

Virtuoso Philippe Quint debuts with the BPO on Samuel Barber’s romantic, reflective, and storied violin concerto, while contemporary composer Gabriela Frank’s homage to her South American heritage was distinctly influenced by Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances. The program concludes with George Gershwin’s iconic, jazz-infused, epic love letter to the City of Lights.

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December


10

JoAnn’s Classical Christmas

December 10 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

A concert of timeless music that celebrates the spirit of the season.

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January


14

New World Symphony

January 14, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on January 15, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Conducting phenom Teddy Abrams leads your BPO in an evocative musical narration from young Anne Frank’s hopes and visions for the future to her sobering final moments, composed by former BPO Music Director, Michael Tilson-Thomas. Contrasting the program is Antonin Dvořák’s well-known ovation for North America, with its gorgeous melodies inspired by African-American spirituals and Native American music.

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January


22

Mozart’s The Magic Flute

January 22, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on January 23, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Your BPO and the SUNY Fredonia Hillman Opera program join to celebrate Mozart’s birthday with his beautiful fairy tale in a semi-staged performance of the cherished, lighthearted masterpiece. Including the instantly-recognizable “The Queen of the Night” aria, this special 2-hour production will be sung in English for opera fanatics and newcomers alike to enjoy.

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February


4

Beethoven & Rachmaninoff

February 4, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on February 5, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

The breathtaking kaleidoscope of Rachmaninoff’s colorful, flamboyant take on Niccolò Paganini’s melody is paired with the impressive triumph of the symphony that Beethoven himself called “one of the happiest products of my poor talents.” The energy of the two masterworks is mirrored in the multicultural rhythms of Jessie Montgomery’s modern work inspired by New York City’s frenetic pace.

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February


18

Classical Fireworks

February 18, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on February 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Enescu’s ebullient and lively folk sounds of Eastern Europe juxtapose the driving, dramatic concerto of Rochester, NY native Adolphus Hailstork, performed by Canadian pianist Stewart Goodyear. Tchaikovsky’s supercharged Fourth Symphony, depicting a battle with Fate, rounds out a brilliantly energetic program.

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