Summer

The full Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will once again bring the joy of music to communities in Western New York this summer. Explore our 2022 summer concert season below!

Summer 2022 Concert Schedule

The Music of The Tragically Hip performed by The Strictly Hip

Fri Jul 22
Gates 6:00pm – Concert 8:00pm
Buffalo Outer Harbor

Stefan Sanders, conductor

The legacy of the legendary Canadian band that rocked a generation continues.

Opera in Concert: Up Close & Personal

Sat July 30, 7:30pm
Artpark Mainstage Theatre

Gil Rose, conductor

Experience opera’s memorable melodies from Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, and more while seated on stage with the BPO and a cast of outstanding vocalists: Danielle Talamantes (soprano), Janna Baty (mezzo soprano), Dominick Chenes (tenor) and Michael Chioldi (baritone).

Old Fort Niagara

Sun Jul 31, 8:00pm

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

Bombastic favorites and a grand fireworks display in the picturesque setting of this historic site.

Free Parks & Plaza Concerts

The free summer parks and plaza concerts feature your BPO and Assistant Conductor Jaman E. Dunn performing the hits of Broadway, Hollywood, and the radio, along with inspired music from around the world.

BPO Brass at Bidwell Park

Tue Jul 12, 7:00pm

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

                  Brought to you by

North Park Academy

Wed Jul 13, 7:00pm

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

Support provided by Councilmember Joel P. Feroleto.

BPO Brass at The Belle Center

Thur July 14
12:00pm
The Belle Center

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

Bring your lunch and enjoy this free West Side neighborhood concert featuring your BPO brass.

Olmsted 200 Celebration at Cazenovia Park

Fri July 15, 7:00pm
Rain date Sat Jul 16

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

Your BPO and the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy present a free outdoor concert at Cazenovia Park, honoring the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted. The program will include music inspired by nature and nods to the rich tapestry of cultures that make up the Buffalo community, including works with Irish, Polish, Hispanic, and Black and African American roots.

This performance is presented by Bank of America and Wegmans.

Niawanda Park

Sun Jul 17, 7:00pm

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

Support provided by William Conrad, Assembly District 140.

A Concert for Healing

Sun Jul 24
4:00pm
Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion

JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Jaman E. Dunn, assistant conductor

In the spirit of providing comfort and hope for all affected by the recent mass shooting tragedy in the Buffalo community, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and BPO Diversity Council will present A Concert for Healing on Sun Jul 24 at 4:00pm at the Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion. This free performance, conducted by Maestro JoAnn Falletta along with Assistant Conductor Jaman E. Dunn, will feature the full orchestra and vocalists Sirgourney Cook and Rev. Julian Armand Cook performing music that allows for moments of quiet reflection and celebrates the resiliency of the City of Good Neighbors, including such works as Adolphus Hailstork’s Three Spirituals and Fanfare on Amazing Grace, and William Grant Still’s Mother and Child.

This performance is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.

Bassett Park

Tue Jul 26, 7:00pm

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

Support provided by the Town of Amherst & the Aesthetic Associates Centre.

Clarence Town Park

Wed Jul 27, 7:00pm

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

This performance is presented by Kelly Schultz Antiques.

M&T Plaza

Thu Jul 28, 11:45am

Jaman E. Dunn, conductor

*All artists and repertoire subject to change.

Thank you to our summer season sponsors: