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3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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September


13

The Marcel Tyberg Legacy Concert: Piano and Vocal Music

September 13 @ 7:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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An evening of piano and vocal music composed by Marcel Tyberg. This concert is sponsored by the Marcel Tyberg Legacy Fund at the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

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September


17

Midori Returns

September 17 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

JoAnn Falletta conducts superstar violinist Midori in her return engagement with the BPO performing the lush and lyrical Korngold Violin Concerto. Fandangos is a colorful showpiece for orchestra that provides the perfect season opener, and the epic Scheherazade tells the story of the Arabian Nights and the 1,001 Tales, featuring concertmaster Nikki Chooi.

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September


23

Doo Wop Project

September 23 @ 10:30 am
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One event on September 24, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

The stunning resurgence of pop a cappella traditions today has roots in the music of the 1950s and 1960s. The tight harmonies and soaring melodies of groups like The Imperials, The Belmonts, and the Platters influenced generations of singers from The Beach Boys and The Temptations to Boyz II Men, Pentatonix, and Maroon 5. Join your BPO, The Doo Wop Project, and John Morris Russell for a retrospective of high-impact harmonies.

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September


24

Doo Wop Project

September 24 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on September 24, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

The stunning resurgence of pop a cappella traditions today has roots in the music of the 1950s and 1960s. The tight harmonies and soaring melodies of groups like The Imperials, The Belmonts, and the Platters influenced generations of singers from The Beach Boys and The Temptations to Boyz II Men, Pentatonix, and Maroon 5. Join your BPO, The Doo Wop Project, and John Morris Russell for a retrospective of high-impact harmonies.

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September


30

The Lukas Foss Legacy

September 30 @ 10:30 am
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One event on October 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

In commemoration of his 100th birthday, we celebrate the life and works of Lukas Foss, music director of the BPO from 1963 to 1970, and a transformative force in the Buffalo arts scene.

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October


1

The Lukas Foss Legacy

October 1 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

In commemoration of his 100th birthday, we celebrate the life and works of Lukas Foss, music director of the BPO from 1963 to 1970, and a transformative force in the Buffalo arts scene.

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October


8

Gladys Knight

October 8 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

The legendary seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning Empress of Soul performs with your BPO for one unforgettable evening, bringing a treasure trove of her famous hits including Love Overboard, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, and Midnight Train to Georgia.

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October


14

Tchaikovsky Piano No. 1

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

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

Taiwanese-American conductor Mei-Ann Chen makes her BPO debut with an epic musical journey of ages past.

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October


15

Tchaikovsky Piano No. 1

October 15 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 15, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Taiwanese-American conductor Mei-Ann Chen makes her BPO debut with an epic musical journey of ages past.

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October


16

Symphonic Spooktacular

October 16 @ 2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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An oogie, woogie, super spooky performance of the trickiest, treatiest Halloween hits. Wear your costume and join the parade across the Kleinhans stage!

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October


19

The Chevalier

October 19 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Written and directed by Bill Barclay, the true story of three immigrants whose lives are intertwined by the pending French Revolution - Marie Antoinette, W.A. Mozart, and Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the first classical composer of color. The BPO concert and theatre performance, featuring four actors and solo violin, highlights Bologne's extraordinary life and compositions.

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October


21

The Music of The Moody Blues

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Some of the very best singers and instrumentalists in the U.K. come together to create the ultimate tribute to the greatest classic rock band of a generation, capturing hits such as Nights in White Satin, Tuesday Afternoon, Go Now, and Isn't Life Strange.

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October


22

Celebrating Sondheim

October 22 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Stephen Sondheim possessed the incomparable ability to shine a bright light on the human condition through his music and lyrics. Join your BPO and a cast of Broadway singers as we present an unforgettable evening of Sondheim song from shows for which he wrote the music and lyrics, including Sweeney Todd, Company, Follies, Into the Woods, West Side Story, and Gypsy, as well as a nod to his great mentor, Oscar Hammerstein II.

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October


28

Symphonie Fantastique

October 28 @ 10:30 am
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One event on October 29, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

One of the most internationally-celebrated trumpet players, Pacho Flores brings his unique energy and beautiful sound colors to two contrasting trumpet works: the jubilant and familiar Haydn Concerto, and a simmering new concerto by Mexico's Arturo Márquez. Rounding out the program is Hector Berlioz's wild journey through the highs of romantic obsession, the lows of love lost, and the nightmare that ensues in Symphonie Fantastique.

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October


29

Symphonie Fantastique

October 29 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 29, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

One of the most internationally-celebrated trumpet players, Pacho Flores brings his unique energy and beautiful sound colors to two contrasting trumpet works: the jubilant and familiar Haydn Concerto, and a simmering new concerto by Mexico's Arturo Márquez. Rounding out the program is Hector Berlioz's wild journey through the highs of romantic obsession, the lows of love lost, and the nightmare that ensues in Symphonie Fantastique.

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November


4

Prohibition

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

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

Set your watch back 100 years to the time of dimly lit cabarets and speakeasies of New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Chicago, Atlantic City, and Buffalo! Experience the roaring 1920s in all its decadence, with vintage imagery and jazzy favorites from Irving Berlin, Edith Piaf, Josephine Baker, and more.

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November


5

Prohibition

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

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

Set your watch back 100 years to the time of dimly lit cabarets and speakeasies of New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Chicago, Atlantic City, and Buffalo! Experience the roaring 1920s in all its decadence, with vintage imagery and jazzy favorites from Irving Berlin, Edith Piaf, Josephine Baker, and more.

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November


12

Elgar & Kodály

November 12 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on November 13, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Walton's overture paints a portrait of an English seafaring town in the early twentieth century, replete with peg-leg street fiddlers and rowdy taverns. The Elgar is soaring and wild, performed splendidly by Spain's Asier Polo, while In Memoriam: Gabriel Fauré is a moving tribute to Schmitt's teacher and mentor. Finally, Háry János tells the tale of the oft-embellished heroic exploits of a day-dreaming soldier.

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November


13

Elgar & Kodály

November 13 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on November 13, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Walton's overture paints a portrait of an English seafaring town in the early twentieth century, replete with peg-leg street fiddlers and rowdy taverns. The Elgar is soaring and wild, performed splendidly by Spain's Asier Polo, while In Memoriam: Gabriel Fauré is a moving tribute to Schmitt's teacher and mentor. Finally, Háry János tells the tale of the oft-embellished heroic exploits of a day-dreaming soldier.

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November


18

Yo-Yo Ma

November 18 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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For one night only, experience Yo-Yo Ma, one of the best-known classical musicians of our time, in his return with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

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November


19

The Music of ABBA

November 19 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Mamma mia, here we go again! Relive the 1970s in all its gold lamé glory with one of the world's most popular and best-selling ABBA tribute shows, Arrival from Sweden! Experience all of ABBA's greatest hits, from Dancing Queen, Take A Chance on Me, and SOS, to Money Money Money, Waterloo, and many more.

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November


26

Back to the Future in Concert

November 26 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Great Scott! Let the DeLorean take you back in time with the ultimate '80s sci-fi classic and its award-winning score by composer Alan Silvestri, magnificently played live by your BPO in sync with the blockbuster film.

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December


8

Celtic Woman

December 8 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Celebrate Ireland's rich musical and cultural heritage through the Grammy-nominated, angelic voices and instrumental virtuosity of four talented musicians, performing an array of timeless Celtic tunes, contemporary works, and classic holiday favorites in an unforgettable evening with your BPO.

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December


9

JoAnn’s Classical Christmas

December 9 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 10, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

An annual holiday favorite, Maestro Falletta celebrates the season with centuries of classical treasures.

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December


10

JoAnn’s Classical Christmas

December 10 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 10, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

An annual holiday favorite, Maestro Falletta celebrates the season with centuries of classical treasures.

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December


11

Jingle Bell Jam

December 11 @ 2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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A family tradition of festive frivolity including a seasonal souvenir for kids! Santa helps conduct and leads the holiday sing-along.

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December


15

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 15 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2022 at 10:30 am

One event on December 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Deck the concert hall with holly jolly fun as Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell returns for four festive performances filled to the brim with holiday music favorites, a timeless carol sing-along, and maybe even a visit from the "man with the bag" himself... if you're nice!

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December


16

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 16 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 16, 2022 at 10:30 am

One event on December 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Deck the concert hall with holly jolly fun as Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell returns for four festive performances filled to the brim with holiday music favorites, a timeless carol sing-along, and maybe even a visit from the "man with the bag" himself... if you're nice!

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December


17

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 17 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 16, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Deck the concert hall with holly jolly fun as Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell returns for four festive performances filled to the brim with holiday music favorites, a timeless carol sing-along, and maybe even a visit from the "man with the bag" himself... if you're nice!

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December


18

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 18 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on December 16, 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on December 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Deck the concert hall with holly jolly fun as Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell returns for four festive performances filled to the brim with holiday music favorites, a timeless carol sing-along, and maybe even a visit from the "man with the bag" himself... if you're nice!

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January


13

Chopin & Shostakovich

January 13, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on January 14, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Marcelo Lehninger, music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony, joins your BPO for an homage to master composers across the ages.

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January


14

Chopin & Shostakovich

January 14, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on January 14, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Marcelo Lehninger, music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony, joins your BPO for an homage to master composers across the ages.

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January


20

The Music of Deep Purple

January 20, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Legendary rock vocalist Joe Retta fronts a full band and your BPO performing fan favorites by Deep Purple, Whitesnake, and Rainbow unlike you've ever heard them before.

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January


21

Latin Fire

January 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

A passionate and energetic celebration of Hispanic orchestral music, Latin Fire features virtuosic fireworks from your BPO, sure to warm you up on a cold winter's night! Curated and conducted by Enrico Lopez-Yañez, Principal Pops Conductor of the Nashville Symphony, this sizzling program includes Tico-Tico no Fubá, Bésame Mucho, Granada, Carmen Suite, Libertango, Brasil, y mucho más!

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January


28

Mozart Masterpieces

January 28, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on January 29, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Our annual celebration of Mozart's birthday features a double concerto, the Symphonie Concertante, with concertmaster Nikki Chooi and principal violist Caroline Gilbert. The "Paris" Symphony is one of Mozart's most famous with its grand and thrilling opening, and his Coronation Mass gained acclaim as the preferred music for royal and imperial coronations in eighteenth-century Europe.

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January


29

Mozart Masterpieces

January 29, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on January 29, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Our annual celebration of Mozart's birthday features a double concerto, the Symphonie Concertante, with concertmaster Nikki Chooi and principal violist Caroline Gilbert. The "Paris" Symphony is one of Mozart's most famous with its grand and thrilling opening, and his Coronation Mass gained acclaim as the preferred music for royal and imperial coronations in eighteenth-century Europe.

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February


3

Schumann’s Second

February 3, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on February 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Guest conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl, music director of the Omaha Symphony, leads your BPO in a tour de force. "Testament" depicts the story of Meera Bai, a celebrated saint-poet from 15th century India. Paul Huang performs Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, and Schumann's Second Symphony, with its uplifting tone, is seen as the composer's triumph over his own sadness.

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February


4

Schumann’s Second

February 4, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Guest conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl, music director of the Omaha Symphony, leads your BPO in a tour de force. "Testament" depicts the story of Meera Bai, a celebrated saint-poet from 15th century India. Paul Huang performs Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, and Schumann's Second Symphony, with its uplifting tone, is seen as the composer's triumph over his own sadness.

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February


10

Unforgettable: Nat & Natalie

February 10, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Two legendary performers. Father and daughter. Nat and Natalie. Both Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole put their individual stamp on the jazz and pop music of their day and won multiple Grammys along the way. 'Unforgettable' celebrates Nat's 100th birthday and honors this incredible father-daughter duo whose flexible musical styles and undeniable talent continue to influence the best musicians of today.

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February


11

BPO Little Kids

February 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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A special Saturday morning session for our littlest listeners, age 0-5, with their caregivers. Join BPO musicians and community partners for fun musical activities designed specifically for tiny ears and growing minds.

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February


11

Unforgettable: Nat & Natalie

February 11, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 11, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Two legendary performers. Father and daughter. Nat and Natalie. Both Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole put their individual stamp on the jazz and pop music of their day and won multiple Grammys along the way. 'Unforgettable' celebrates Nat's 100th birthday and honors this incredible father-daughter duo whose flexible musical styles and undeniable talent continue to influence the best musicians of today.

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February


24

Shakespeare’s The Tempest

In collaboration with the Irish Classical Theatre Company

February 24, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 25, 2023 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

A very special collaborative production of the last play William Shakespeare ever penned, The Tempest, with Jean Sibelius' imaginative and inventive score. Set on a remote and mysterious desert island, inspired by Elizabethan reports of the West Indies in the 16th century and imbued with a spirit of magic and superstition, The Tempest is Shakespeare's tumultuous play of betrayal, love, and forgiveness.

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February


25

Shakespeare’s The Tempest

In collaboration with the Irish Classical Theatre Company

February 25, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 25, 2023 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

A very special collaborative production of the last play William Shakespeare ever penned, The Tempest, with Jean Sibelius' imaginative and inventive score. Set on a remote and mysterious desert island, inspired by Elizabethan reports of the West Indies in the 16th century and imbued with a spirit of magic and superstition, The Tempest is Shakespeare's tumultuous play of betrayal, love, and forgiveness.

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February


26

Shakespeare’s The Tempest

In collaboration with the Irish Classical Theatre Company

February 26, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on February 25, 2023 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 26, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

A very special collaborative production of the last play William Shakespeare ever penned, The Tempest, with Jean Sibelius' imaginative and inventive score. Set on a remote and mysterious desert island, inspired by Elizabethan reports of the West Indies in the 16th century and imbued with a spirit of magic and superstition, The Tempest is Shakespeare's tumultuous play of betrayal, love, and forgiveness.

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March


4

Beethoven’s Eighth

March 4, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 5, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Josep Caballé-Domenech, music director of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, conducts your BPO and pianist Michelle Cann performing Price's exquisite Piano Concerto, along with the whimsical Burleske by Richard Strauss. Beethoven's short and spirited Eighth Symphony, and the frenzied and free-flowing Fate Now Conquers inspired by Beethoven, round out this brilliant program.

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March


5

Beethoven’s Eighth

March 5, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on March 5, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Josep Caballé-Domenech, music director of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, conducts your BPO and pianist Michelle Cann performing Price's exquisite Piano Concerto, along with the whimsical Burleske by Richard Strauss. Beethoven's short and spirited Eighth Symphony, and the frenzied and free-flowing Fate Now Conquers inspired by Beethoven, round out this brilliant program.

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March


10

Jefferson Starship

March 10, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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To tell the story of Jefferson Starship is to tell the story of rock and roll, from its roots as Jefferson Airplane, to 70s prog-rock and AOR, to Jefferson Starship, and the 80s split that created Starship. Today, original member David Freiberg is backed by a top-notch group of veteran musicians in the re-formed Jefferson Starship.

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March


11

Pops Goes Totally 80s

March 11, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

No need for a Walkman or a mixtape to relive your favorite '80s jams! Stu Chafetz, Principal Pops Conductor of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, leads your BPO in an evening of totally tubular '80s hits from Phil Collins, Rush, Michael Jackson, George Michael, and Billy Joel, as well as selections from blockbuster '80s flicks like Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, and more.

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March


17

Mendelssohn’s Violin

March 17, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on March 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Dynamic violinist Sandy Cameron returns to perform one of the most beloved of all concertos, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, brimming with lyrical and technically-exciting passages. In Dances of Galánta, Kodály takes his inspiration from the thrilling folk music of Hungarian Gypsy bands, and Dvořák's dramatic and austere Seventh Symphony is fired by his Bohemian spirit.

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March


18

Mendelssohn’s Violin

March 18, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Dynamic violinist Sandy Cameron returns to perform one of the most beloved of all concertos, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, brimming with lyrical and technically-exciting passages. In Dances of Galánta, Kodály takes his inspiration from the thrilling folk music of Hungarian Gypsy bands, and Dvořák's dramatic and austere Seventh Symphony is fired by his Bohemian spirit.

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March


24

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

March 24, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling episode of the unfolding saga, the second film of the original Star Wars trilogy.

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April


1

Dance the Night Away

April 1, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

A celebration of infectious grooves and dynamic moves with orchestral favorites from ballet to hip-hop, tap, tango, and swing. Award-winning dance ensembles including Darlene Ceglia's Dance Project and the African-American Cultural Center join the BPO for a night of bristling energy and virtuosity, JMR style! Classics by Rimsky-Korsakov, Strauss, and Brahms along with Celtic, Latin, and Jazz.

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April


15

Max Valdés Returns

April 15, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 16, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Former BPO music director Maximiano Valdés returns to conduct a thrilling and eclectic program with Sterling Elliott, winner of the 2019 Sphinx Competition. Angélica Negrón, known for her use of atypical instrumentation like robotics and toys, introduces an inventive mechanical percussion ensemble, and Bruckner's rhythmically exciting Sixth Symphony makes use of the full breadth of orchestral colors.

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April


16

Max Valdés Returns

April 16, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on April 16, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Former BPO music director Maximiano Valdés returns to conduct a thrilling and eclectic program with Sterling Elliott, winner of the 2019 Sphinx Competition. Angélica Negrón, known for her use of atypical instrumentation like robotics and toys, introduces an inventive mechanical percussion ensemble, and Bruckner's rhythmically exciting Sixth Symphony makes use of the full breadth of orchestral colors.

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April


22

Mozart’s Magic Flute

April 22, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 23, 2023 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 beautiful fairy tale opera 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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April


23

Mozart’s Magic Flute

April 23, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on April 23, 2023 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 beautiful fairy tale opera 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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April


28

Revolution: The Music of The Beatles

April 28, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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A magical musical and visual journey of The Beatles, featuring video, animation, and arrangements of over 25 top hits, including Ticket to Ride, Penny Lane, All You Need Is Love, Get Back, Here Comes the Sun, and Hey Jude.

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April


29

Hooray for Hollywood!

April 29, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Breathtaking orchestral arrangements from the greatest music of television and film from years past, like the Tom and Jerry cartoon series, To Kill a Mockingbird, Out of Africa, and E.T., to contemporary classics from the Marvel Universe, The Mandalorian, Disney's Encanto, and more!

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April


30

Dan Brown Wild Symphony

April 30, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code, has created a uniquely entertaining multimedia symphony show based on his book of children's poetry featuring Maestro Mouse and his musical friends! Don't miss this 'mindful, humorous, musical, and unique' experience that will enchant both young and old!

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May


5

Brahms’ Fourth

May 5, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on May 6, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera's Estancia is based on a 1941 ballet that follows the romance between a city boy who falls in love with a country girl. José Lezcano's world premiere was written specifically for BPO principal double bassist Daniel Pendley and associate principal double bassist Brett Shurtliffe. Finally, Brahms' Fourth is melancholy yet comfortingly familiar - a monumental work known for some of the most radiant music of the nineteenth century.

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May


6

Brahms’ Fourth

May 6, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 6, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera's Estancia is based on a 1941 ballet that follows the romance between a city boy who falls in love with a country girl. José Lezcano's world premiere was written specifically for BPO principal double bassist Daniel Pendley and associate principal double bassist Brett Shurtliffe. Finally, Brahms' Fourth is melancholy yet comfortingly familiar - a monumental work known for some of the most radiant music of the nineteenth century.

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May


12

Classical Jazz

May 12, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on May 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

An exciting program that marries a classical masterpiece with two works rooted in the jazz world. Masterful violinist Regina Carter performs Schiff's Concerto, which pays homage to Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan, who changed our musical landscape. Duke Ellington's masterpiece is a jazz-fueled walk through Black and African-American history. Finally, Tchaikovsky's jovial Second Symphony is said to have been his favorite.

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May


13

Classical Jazz

May 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

An exciting program that marries a classical masterpiece with two works rooted in the jazz world. Masterful violinist Regina Carter performs Schiff's Concerto, which pays homage to Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan, who changed our musical landscape. Duke Ellington's masterpiece is a jazz-fueled walk through Black and African-American history. Finally, Tchaikovsky's jovial Second Symphony is said to have been his favorite.

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May


26

Patriotic Pops

May 26, 2023 @ 10:30 am
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One event on May 27, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

A Memorial Day weekend tradition! Join Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell and your BPO in a red, white, and blue musical salute to our nation and the sacrifices of our honorable servicemen and women.

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May


27

Patriotic Pops

May 27, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 27, 2023 at 7:30 pm

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

A Memorial Day weekend tradition! Join Principal Pops Conductor John Morris Russell and your BPO in a red, white, and blue musical salute to our nation and the sacrifices of our honorable servicemen and women.

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June


3

Beethoven & Strauss

June 3, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Audience favorite Norman Krieger returns with Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto, the ultimate unity of solo expression, imagination, and technicality. Then, Strauss' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme musically captures the original Baroque play depicting the misadventures of a merchant who desperately wishes to join the aristocracy.

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June


4

Beethoven & Strauss

June 4, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on June 4, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Audience favorite Norman Krieger returns with Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto, the ultimate unity of solo expression, imagination, and technicality. Then, Strauss' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme musically captures the original Baroque play depicting the misadventures of a merchant who desperately wishes to join the aristocracy.

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June


10

Verdi’s Requiem

June 10, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on June 11, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Combining operatic drama, emotional solo moments, and the prowess of your BPO with vocals from the combined Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and SUNY Fredonia School of Music Chorus, Verdi's Requiem is a thrilling masterwork that will leave you pinned to your seat!

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June


11

Verdi’s Requiem

June 11, 2023 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on June 11, 2023 at 2:30 pm

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

Combining operatic drama, emotional solo moments, and the prowess of your BPO with vocals from the combined Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and SUNY Fredonia School of Music Chorus, Verdi's Requiem is a thrilling masterwork that will leave you pinned to your seat!

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