A packed crowd of nearly 3,000 people welcomed the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra back from its summer hiatus and the start of the 2013-2014 concert season.
The draw was the orchestra, music director JoAnn Falletta and guest cellist Yo Yo Ma.
The BPO spent eight years trying to land Ma, but it worth the wait.
“He is like a celestial being,” Falletta said. Read more.