BPO Musician Portraits with JoAnn Falletta

The BPO and JoAnn Falletta have partnered with Buffalo Toronto Public Media to present “BPO Musician Portraits with JoAnn Falletta,” a six-part musical showcase of television specials on WNED PBS featuring select musicians from the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. These intimate concerts, introduced by JoAnn Falletta, feature performances from principal cellist Roman Mekinulov and pianist Eric Huebner, associate principal cellist Feng Hew and violinist Shieh-Jian Tsai, principal harpist Madeline Olson, BPO concertmaster Nikki Chooi, our woodwind quintet featuring principal oboist Henry Ward, clarinetist Patti Dilutis, principal bassoonist Glenn Einschlag, principal French hornist Jacek Muzyk, and Eric Huebner (piano), and our brass quintet featuring principal trumpeter Alex Jokipii, trumpeter Geoffrey Hardcastle, principal French hornist Jacek Muzyk, principal trombonist Jonathan Lombardo, and bass trombonist Felipe Pereira.

The schedule for these half-hour broadcasts on WNED PBS can be found below. Check local listings for station information.

“BPO Musician Portraits with JoAnn Falletta” is funded in part by Cindy and Francis Letro, proud supporters of Buffalo Toronto Public Media and The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Broadcast Schedule

Monday, August 10, 7:30pm (re-broadcast)

Roman Mekinulov, cello
Eric Huebner, piano

RACHMANINOFF  Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19

Monday, August 17, 7:30pm

BPO Woodwind Quintet
Henry Ward,
 oboe
Patti Dilutis, clarinet
Glenn Einschlag, bassoon
Jacek Muzyk, French horn
Eric Huebner, piano

MOZART  Wind Quintet K.452 in E-flat Major

Monday, August 24, 7:30pm

BPO Brass Quintet
Alex Jokipii,
 trumpet
Geoffrey Hardcastle, trumpet
Jacek Muzyk, French horn
Jonathan Lombardo, trombone
Filipe Pereira, bass trombone

DUKAS  Fanfare from La Peri
KAMEN  Quintet
MCKEE  Vuelta Del Fuego
SCHEIDT  Canzona Bergamasca
BERNSTEIN  Selections from West Side Story