The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1935 and since 1940 the orchestra’s permanent home has been the historic Kleinhans Music Hall. Throughout the year, BPO presents more than 120 concerts, including Classics, Pops and Youth programs. Dedicated to education and outreach, the orchestra’s award-winning education program reaches over 35,000 students each year all over Western New York.
Under the leadership of JoAnn Falletta, the BPO won two Grammy awards in 2009 for Best Classical Performance and Best Classical Composition for its John Corigliano: Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan; Three Hallucinations. Several subscription packages are available with discounts and numerous benefits.
- Handicapped Accessibility: Yes
- Performance/Programs: Schedule varies, with the majority of concerts held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
- Subscription/Memberships: Several subscription series available, with subscriptions starting at $50. Subscriber benefits include ticket exchanges, ticket insurance, discounts from local restaurants and arts organizations, offers on BPO special events, and a voucher for an extra pair of tickets to one of your subscription concerts.
- Donations: Donations to the Annual Fund $50 – $25,000+ are welcome. Donor benefits include invitations to private rehearsals and an invitation to the Donor Appreciation Concert.
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