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Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
(716) 885-5000

October


23

Nikki Chooi Plays Brahms

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

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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October


24

Nikki Chooi Plays Brahms

October 24 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

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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October


29

Stewart Copeland: Police Deranged for Orchestra

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

A high-energy celebration of legendary rock star and composer Stewart Copeland's career as founder of The Police. Your BPO is joined by Copeland on drums and three vocalists performing iconic hits including "Roxanne," "Don't Stand So Close to Me," "Message in a Bottle," and more.

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October


30

Bewitching Broadway

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

Broadway favorites in a Halloween revelry from shows such as Sweeney Todd, Phantom of the Opera, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Little Shop of Horrors, Jekyll & Hyde, Young Frankenstein, and Wicked. Come in costume for an evening of fiendish fun and fabulous frolic!

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November


2

Friends of the BPO Chiavetta’s BBQ Fundraiser

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

The Friends of the BPO, have partnered with Chiavetta’s for another drive-up chicken dinner-to-go at Kleinhans Music Hall on Tuesday, November 2 from 4-7pm.

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November


5

Grieg Piano Concerto

November 5 @ 10:30 am
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One event on November 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm

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

The beguiling and brilliant keyboard flourishes of Grieg’s only piano concerto are executed by the flawless Joyce Yang in her return engagement with the BPO. The lighthearted musical imagery is extended with the Classical Symphony of Prokofiev, an appealing nod to Haydn and the 18th century, which also inspired Stravinsky’s witty Pulcinella Suite, originally scored as a one-act opera with sets designed by Picasso.

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November


6

Grieg Piano Concerto

November 6 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on November 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm

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

The beguiling and brilliant keyboard flourishes of Grieg’s only piano concerto are executed by the flawless Joyce Yang in her return engagement with the BPO. The lighthearted musical imagery is extended with the Classical Symphony of Prokofiev, an appealing nod to Haydn and the 18th century, which also inspired Stravinsky’s witty Pulcinella Suite, originally scored as a one-act opera with sets designed by Picasso.

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November


13

Whitney Houston: The Greatest Love of All

November 13 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Whitney Houston’s powerful voice touched our hearts and inspired our souls. Join your BPO and a powerhouse singer Amanda Cole for this Windborne Productions tribute to Whitney’s biggest hits, including How Will I Know, Where Do Broken Hearts Go, I Will Always Love You, and more.

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November


20

Gershwin & Barber

November 20 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on November 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

Virtuoso Philippe Quint debuts with the BPO on Samuel Barber’s romantic, reflective, and storied violin concerto, while contemporary composer Gabriela Frank’s homage to her South American heritage was distinctly influenced by Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances. The program concludes with George Gershwin’s iconic, jazz-infused, epic love letter to the City of Lights.

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November


21

Gershwin & Barber

November 21 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on November 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

Virtuoso Philippe Quint debuts with the BPO on Samuel Barber’s romantic, reflective, and storied violin concerto, while contemporary composer Gabriela Frank’s homage to her South American heritage was distinctly influenced by Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances. The program concludes with George Gershwin’s iconic, jazz-infused, epic love letter to the City of Lights.

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December


3

Elf in Concert

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

Buddy the elf travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. Now experience this holiday adventure with a live symphony orchestra: Elf in Concert!

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December


7

Vanessa Williams

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

Television, film and Broadway megastar Vanessa Williams joins your BPO in this special one-night-only holiday concert event! Enjoy a bouquet of holiday favorites along with Broadway show tunes, pop songs, and personal stories from her celebrated career.

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December


10

JoAnn’s Classical Christmas

December 10 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

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

Celebrate the holidays with a collection of traditional classical treasures when JoAnn is joined by operatic soprano and Buffalo resident, Sirgourney Cook.

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December


11

JoAnn’s Classical Christmas

December 11 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm

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

Celebrate the holidays with a collection of traditional classical treasures when JoAnn is joined by operatic soprano and Buffalo resident, Sirgourney Cook.

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December


12

Jingle Bell Jam

December 12 @ 2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

A family tradition of festive frivolity including a narrated 'Twas the Night Before Christmas,' ballet dancers, Santa helping conduct the orchestra, and a seasonal souvenir for kids. Jaman E. Dunn conducts.

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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 17, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

Celebrate the holidays with “Mr. Christmas” JMR, and festive Pops favorites with your BPO. Gather the family to enjoy Western New York’s favorite holiday tradition--as inspirational and joyous, as it is heart-warming and fun. Sensational singers Zoe Scruggs and George Brown, join the BPO for a seasonal celebration as eclectic and varied as the Queen City of the Lakes herself, with everyone’s favorite carols, seasonal pop, gospel, and jazz. For kids from one to ninety-two!

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December


17

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 17 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 17, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

Celebrate the holidays with “Mr. Christmas” JMR, and festive Pops favorites with your BPO. Gather the family to enjoy Western New York’s favorite holiday tradition--as inspirational and joyous, as it is heart-warming and fun. Sensational singers Zoe Scruggs and George Brown, join the BPO for a seasonal celebration as eclectic and varied as the Queen City of the Lakes herself, with everyone’s favorite carols, seasonal pop, gospel, and jazz. For kids from one to ninety-two!

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December


18

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 18 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 17, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

Celebrate the holidays with “Mr. Christmas” JMR, and festive Pops favorites with your BPO. Gather the family to enjoy Western New York’s favorite holiday tradition--as inspirational and joyous, as it is heart-warming and fun. Sensational singers Zoe Scruggs and George Brown, join the BPO for a seasonal celebration as eclectic and varied as the Queen City of the Lakes herself, with everyone’s favorite carols, seasonal pop, gospel, and jazz. For kids from one to ninety-two!

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December


19

John Morris Russell’s Holiday Pops

December 19 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on December 17, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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

Celebrate the holidays with “Mr. Christmas” JMR, and festive Pops favorites with your BPO. Gather the family to enjoy Western New York’s favorite holiday tradition--as inspirational and joyous, as it is heart-warming and fun. Sensational singers Zoe Scruggs and George Brown, join the BPO for a seasonal celebration as eclectic and varied as the Queen City of the Lakes herself, with everyone’s favorite carols, seasonal pop, gospel, and jazz. For kids from one to ninety-two!

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January


14

New World Symphony

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

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

Conducting phenom Teddy Abrams leads your BPO in an evocative musical narration from young Anne Frank’s hopes and visions for the future to her sobering final moments, composed by former BPO Music Director, Michael Tilson-Thomas. Contrasting the program is Antonin Dvořák’s well-known ovation for North America, with its gorgeous melodies inspired by African-American spirituals and Native American music.

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January


15

New World Symphony

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

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

Conducting phenom Teddy Abrams leads your BPO in an evocative musical narration from young Anne Frank’s hopes and visions for the future to her sobering final moments, composed by former BPO Music Director, Michael Tilson-Thomas. Contrasting the program is Antonin Dvořák’s well-known ovation for North America, with its gorgeous melodies inspired by African-American spirituals and Native American music.

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January


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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January


28

The Music of David Bowie

January 28, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

The innovative, enigmatic icon of 20th century music is celebrated when Jeans 'n Classics rejoins the BPO to reprise their incredible interpretation of Bowie's musical genius.

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January


29

Star Trek v. Star Wars

January 29, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Experience the full splendor of the original orchestral scores from the two greatest sci-fi franchises of all time. Music by legends like James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, Michael Giacchino, and John Williams highlight an evening that includes “backstage” stories, trivia, and movie lore from half a century of television and film adventures. May the Force be with you? Live long and prosper!

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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


10

Winter Journey

February 10, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

A powerful multimedia event presenting the haunting short film based on Martin Goldsmith's book, The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany. The evening features a Q&A with Goldsmith and JoAnn Falletta followed by an abbreviated BPO concert of two works performed by Nazi Germany's propaganda tool, the all-Jewish Jüdischer Kulturbund orchestra.

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February


12

A Chris Botti Valentine

February 12, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Botti is back for a sweet Valentine serenade. The master trumpeter and entertainer is one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces on the contemporary music scene--a Buffalo fan favorite with the lush sound of the BPO.

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February


13

Tales from the Movies

February 13, 2022 @ 2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

This imaginative concert includes music from Toy Story, Aladdin, Star Wars, Beauty and the Beast, How to Train Your Dragon, and more.

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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


11

The Music of John Denver starring Jim Curry

March 11, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on March 12, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

This unforgettable tribute to the legendary John Denver is back by popular demand, with hits like Annie’s Song, Rocky Mountain High, Sunshine on My Shoulders, Take Me Home Country Roads, and so much more. Jim Curry’s voice and stories are a wonderment to behold.

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March


12

The Music of John Denver starring Jim Curry

March 12, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 12, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

This unforgettable tribute to the legendary John Denver is back by popular demand, with hits like Annie’s Song, Rocky Mountain High, Sunshine on My Shoulders, Take Me Home Country Roads, and so much more. Jim Curry’s voice and stories are a wonderment to behold.

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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.’

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March


25

Leslie Odom, Jr.

March 25, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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March


26

Sultans of String

March 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Canada’s JUNO Award-nominated cultural ambassadors of world music serve up their signature genre-bending mélange of Spanish Flamenco, gypsy jazz, Middle Eastern folk, and Cuban rhythms that bring audiences to their feet with the irresistible urge to dance!

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April


1

Schumann’s Cello

April 1, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on April 2, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Robert Schumann’s poetically expressive Cello Concerto was written in a brief two weeks of 1850 shortly before he was institutionalized, but rarely performed before the end of the 19th century. Similarly, Franck’s only symphony, both melancholy and luminous, was originally considered too avant-garde and radical, but became his most popular work after his death.

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April


2

BPO Little Kids

April 2, 2022 @ 10:00 am
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

New for our littlest listeners! In this special Saturday morning session for children 0-5 with their caregivers, join BPO musicians and community partners who lead fun musical activities that are designed specifically for tiny ears and growing minds.

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April


2

Schumann’s Cello

April 2, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 2, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Robert Schumann’s poetically expressive Cello Concerto was written in a brief two weeks of 1850 shortly before he was institutionalized, but rarely performed before the end of the 19th century. Similarly, Franck’s only symphony, both melancholy and luminous, was originally considered too avant-garde and radical, but became his most popular work after his death.

Find out more »

April


8

Majestic Mendelssohn

April 8, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on April 9, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Mendelssohn’s dramatic “Scottish” Symphony tells the tale of the composer’s travels through the highlands, and audiences will delight at the return of Drew Petersen to perform the Piano Concerto’s “Sturm und Drang” with dazzling virtuosity. The two monumental works are complemented by a high-spirited homage to the city of Detroit by contemporary composer Jonathan Bailey Holland.

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April


9

Majestic Mendelssohn

April 9, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 9, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Mendelssohn’s dramatic “Scottish” Symphony tells the tale of the composer’s travels through the highlands, and audiences will delight at the return of Drew Petersen to perform the Piano Concerto’s “Sturm und Drang” with dazzling virtuosity. The two monumental works are complemented by a high-spirited homage to the city of Detroit by contemporary composer Jonathan Bailey Holland.

Find out more »

April


23

Brahms’ German Requiem

April 23, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 24, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Brahms composed the profound and radiant Requiem after the death of his beloved mother as a gentle benediction offering comfort and hope for the living. As music inspires life, so art inspires music, as with Russell Platt’s musical interpretation of abstract impressionist works by Clyfford Still that hang in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

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April


24

Brahms’ German Requiem

April 24, 2022 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on April 24, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Brahms composed the profound and radiant Requiem after the death of his beloved mother as a gentle benediction offering comfort and hope for the living. As music inspires life, so art inspires music, as with Russell Platt’s musical interpretation of abstract impressionist works by Clyfford Still that hang in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

Find out more »

April


29

Gospel According to Swing with Byron Stripling

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

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

A jubilant concert experience bursting with the spirit of gospel music, and bubbling with the influences of jazz and blues, including He’s Got the Whole World, Go Tell It On the Mountain, and Amazing Grace. From Mahalia Jackson to Aretha Franklin, through the influences of Bessie Smith and Duke Ellington, this stirring concert will set your soul on fire!

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April


30

Gospel According to Swing with Byron Stripling

April 30, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

A jubilant concert experience bursting with the spirit of gospel music, and bubbling with the influences of jazz and blues, including He’s Got the Whole World, Go Tell It On the Mountain, and Amazing Grace. From Mahalia Jackson to Aretha Franklin, through the influences of Bessie Smith and Duke Ellington, this stirring concert will set your soul on fire!

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May


1

Peter and the Wolf / Pedro y el Lobo

May 1, 2022 @ 2:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

A symphonic fairy tale introducing the instruments of the orchestra as they portray each character in the thrilling story of Peter and his adventures to capture the wolf. The BPO narration will include a Spanish bilingual translation for Pedro y el Lobo, and additional Hispanic presentations.

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May


7

Elgar Impressions

May 7, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 8, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Your BPO is delighted when we can present the most famous of English compositions, Elgar’s loving miniature portraits of his family and friends, always witty and radiant. Kodály’s oft-neglected symphony conjures up nostalgia for his Eastern European homeland. Bloch’s meditative, haunting rhapsody is titled after the Hebrew name for Solomon and the lessons of life he pondered. Bloch proffers words of hope – “an ardent prayer that one day, men will know their brotherhood, and live in harmony and peace.”

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May


8

Elgar Impressions

May 8, 2022 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on May 8, 2022 at 2:30 pm

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

Your BPO is delighted when we can present the most famous of English compositions, Elgar’s loving miniature portraits of his family and friends, always witty and radiant. Kodály’s oft-neglected symphony conjures up nostalgia for his Eastern European homeland. Bloch’s meditative, haunting rhapsody is titled after the Hebrew name for Solomon and the lessons of life he pondered. Bloch proffers words of hope – “an ardent prayer that one day, men will know their brotherhood, and live in harmony and peace.”

Find out more »

May


13

Reflections on Rachmaninoff

May 13, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

This thrilling program opens with Kodály’s idyll for chamber orchestra. The theme of love carries through to David Ludwig’s celebratory concerto written for his new wife, violinist Bella Hristova, about the ritual of marriage. Rachmaninoff’s brilliant Symphonic Dances round out this not-to-be-missed program.

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May


14

Reflections on Rachmaninoff

May 14, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

This thrilling program opens with Kodály’s idyll for chamber orchestra. The theme of love carries through to David Ludwig’s celebratory concerto written for his new wife, violinist Bella Hristova, about the ritual of marriage. Rachmaninoff’s brilliant Symphonic Dances round out this not-to-be-missed program.

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May


27

Star-Spangled Salute

May 27, 2022 @ 10:30 am
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Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Experience Western New York’s premier Memorial Day tradition as the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus joins your BPO in a program filled with inspiring music and red, white and blue pageantry.

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May


28

Star-Spangled Salute

May 28, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 28, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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

Experience Western New York’s premier Memorial Day tradition as the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus joins your BPO in a program filled with inspiring music and red, white and blue pageantry.

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June


1

An Evening with Kenny G

June 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

With a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy-Award winning saxophonist Kenny G will join your Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra onstage for a performance featuring jazz favorites and more!

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June


3

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

June 3, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Ron Spigelman, conductor Set 30 years after Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: A New Hope, the fourth episode…

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June


4

The Music of Def Leppard

June 4, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Windborne Music rocks another outstanding recreation of one of the most successful British heavy metal bands of the 80s, joining the BPO for hits like Rock of Ages, Pour Some Sugar On Me, Foolin', and Armageddon It.

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June


11

Renée Fleming Returns!

June 11, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Selections by Renée Fleming highlight the gala season finale, centered around four songs of a five-song cycle Richard Strauss never completed at the end of his illustrious life. The reflective farewell is touching and profound, enhanced by the sublime performance of Ms. Fleming. The program opens with a world premiere composed as a gift for Kleinhans Music Hall and your BPO, celebrating the city of Buffalo.

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