Opening Night Gala 24/25
Celebrating JoAnn Falletta’s 25th Anniversary

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Join us as we commemorate JoAnn Falletta’s 25th Anniversary during our Classics Opening Night Gala! In honor of the occasion, your BPO will perform a world premiere commissioned by Scott Bieler, and composed by Daron Hagen celebrating JoAnn and the City of Buffalo. World-renowned virtuoso Joshua Bell returns to perform Wieniawski’s fiery Second Violin Concerto to celebrate the jubilee, complemented by Stravinsky’s magical The Firebird Suite.

Cocktails: 5:30pm
Concert: 7:00pm (no intermission)
Dinner: 8:30pm

Limited preferred seating is available. Contact Carson Mannino at or (716) 242-7821 for more information.

Explore our 2023 Gala photo gallery below!

Photography by Joe Cascio