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Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 7:30pm

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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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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January


23

Mozart’s The Magic Flute

January 23, 2022 @ 2:30 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


5

Beethoven & Rachmaninoff

February 5, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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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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February


19

Classical Fireworks

February 19, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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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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March


4

Prokofiev’s Piano

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

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

Originally written for opera from poet Alexander Pushkin’s satirical fairytale of trial, heroism, and love, Glinka’s overture is ebullient and effervescent, a perfect complement to Prokofiev’s demanding piano concerto requiring dexterity and blazing virtuosity of the soloist. The rarely-performed symphony of Scriabin, displaying his growing fascination with mysticism fully realized in The Divine Poem and The Poem of Ecstasy, completes the program.

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March


5

Prokofiev’s Piano

March 5, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 5, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Originally written for opera from poet Alexander Pushkin’s satirical fairytale of trial, heroism, and love, Glinka’s overture is ebullient and effervescent, a perfect complement to Prokofiev’s demanding piano concerto requiring dexterity and blazing virtuosity of the soloist. The rarely-performed symphony of Scriabin, displaying his growing fascination with mysticism fully realized in The Divine Poem and The Poem of Ecstasy, completes the program.

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March


19

Tchaikovsky & The Mermaid

March 19, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich returns to the BPO to tackle Tchaikovsky’s dramatic and technically mesmerizing Violin Concerto. Zemlinsky’s lavishly scored underwater fantasy is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale of the mermaid who sacrifices herself out of unrequited love for a prince, and Fuch’s latest work is inspired by abstract expressionism’s ‘washes of color.’

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March


20

Tchaikovsky & The Mermaid

March 20, 2022 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich returns to the BPO to tackle Tchaikovsky’s dramatic and technically mesmerizing Violin Concerto. Zemlinsky’s lavishly scored underwater fantasy is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale of the mermaid who sacrifices herself out of unrequited love for a prince, and Fuch’s latest work is inspired by abstract expressionism’s ‘washes of color.’

Find out more »