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Kleinhans Music Hall

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3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States

Saturday, October 2018

The Soul of Motown with Melinda Doolittle

Saturday, October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$29 – $85

Melinda Doolittle is a flawless vocalist with irresistible artistry and effortless style. She became a household name during American Idol in 2007 when Simon Cowell called her his “personal favorite.” She continues to thrill audiences everywhere from the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame to Carnegie Hall. Join her and John Morris Russell for an electrifying night of the best of American soul.

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Saturday, February 2019

The Hot Sardines at the BPO

Saturday, February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$29 – $85

Music made famous during the Roaring 20s catches fire again through their brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, and vocals from a chanteuse who transports listeners to a different era with the mere lilt of her voice. They even have a tap dancer! This dynamite group makes old songs new again. John Morris Russell conducts. Stick around after the concert for our annual Sweetheart Dance starring Ben Baia and the Big City Horns– free with your ticket to this fabulous…

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Saturday, May 2019

BPO Community Spotlight with the Kristen Smigielski Quartet

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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The Kristen Smigielski Quartet will be performing at the BPO Community Spotlight before the "An American Salute" concert! Come join us for a pre-show concert at 7pm, and to celebrate 25 years of Community Spotlight. Featuring Kristen Smigielski - Vocals, Donny Frauenhofer - Keys, Avery Weissman - Bass, and John Smigielski - Drums. This program features school and community groups in performances before BPO concerts throughout the year. Performances occur in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans 45 minutes before…

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Saturday, October 2019

Byron’s Ragtime Jazz

Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Byron Stripling rejoins the BPO, bringing his incomparable talent, wit, and charm to Kleinhans for another evening of jazzy musical stylings. The high-energy conductor and powerhouse trumpeter showcase the distinct influences of jazz, ragtime, and blues on the American songbook. About Byron Stripling A powerhouse trumpeter, gifted with a soulful voice and a charismatic onstage swagger, Byron Stripling has delighted audiences internationally. As soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Stripling has performed frequently under the baton of Keith Lockhart, as…

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Saturday, December 2019

Classical Sax with Thomas Wilkins and Timothy McAllister at the BPO

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Jazz Sax Lovers Meet Classical Sax Music - Jazz Fans Will Love! ***Special Discount For JazzBuffalo Readers!  Use the promo code CLASSICALSAX30 to get 30% off on tickets!! Originally a military instrument and later adopted by jazz, the saxophone can be as beautifully melodic as a violin or a clarinet, yet somehow never found a permanent home in the traditional orchestra. In this inventive performance with renowned conductor Thomas Wilkins on podium, the sax busts boundaries, becoming the featured woodwind of…

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Sunday, February 2020

Art of Jazz: Christian Sands High Wire Trio

Sunday, February 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Five-time Grammy-nominee and Creative Ambassador for the Erroll Garner Jazz Project, the dynamic pianist Christian Sands pays tribute to Erroll Garner, beloved for Concert by the Sea, one of the top-selling albums in jazz history, and his classic ballad “Misty” and acclaimed as “the man for whom the piano was invented” (Newsweek). Formerly featured in the Christian McBride Trio, Sands and his High Wire Trio dazzle audiences with their fresh take on the genius of Erroll Garner.

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Sunday, March 2020

CANCELED/POSTPONED – Art of Jazz: Ethan Iverson & Tom Harrell Duo

Sunday, March 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Two of modern jazz’s leading lights unite to explore the classic jazz repertoire as heard on their current live recording Common Practice (ECM). A founding member of the Bad Plus, one of the most successful and groundbreaking jazz groups of the 21st century, pianist Ethan Iverson is a restless visionary with a deep respect for jazz history. Tom Harrell, recently voted 2018 Trumpeter of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, is one of the most creative and lyrical jazz artists…

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Tuesday, February 2021

BPO On Demand: Jazz Performances

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$10

Understanding the power of music during these unprecedented times, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces the extension of its BPOnDemand series through the first quarter of 2021. The popular video-streamed performance series, presented by M&T Bank, uses state-of-the-art audio and video recording technology to bring the magical acoustics of Kleinhans into the living room of patrons via their home computer or mobile device. The series has allowed the BPO to perform exciting repertoire not normally available to the full orchestra and…

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BPO On Demand: Jazz Performances

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$10

Understanding the power of music during these unprecedented times, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces the extension of its BPOnDemand series through the first quarter of 2021. The popular video-streamed performance series, presented by M&T Bank, uses state-of-the-art audio and video recording technology to bring the magical acoustics of Kleinhans into the living room of patrons via their home computer or mobile device. The series has allowed the BPO to perform exciting repertoire not normally available to the full orchestra and…

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Tuesday, March 2021

BPO On Demand: Jazz Performances

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$10

Understanding the power of music during these unprecedented times, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces the extension of its BPOnDemand series through the first quarter of 2021. The popular video-streamed performance series, presented by M&T Bank, uses state-of-the-art audio and video recording technology to bring the magical acoustics of Kleinhans into the living room of patrons via their home computer or mobile device. The series has allowed the BPO to perform exciting repertoire not normally available to the full orchestra and…

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BPO On Demand: Jazz Performances

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$10

Understanding the power of music during these unprecedented times, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra announces the extension of its BPOnDemand series through the first quarter of 2021. The popular video-streamed performance series, presented by M&T Bank, uses state-of-the-art audio and video recording technology to bring the magical acoustics of Kleinhans into the living room of patrons via their home computer or mobile device. The series has allowed the BPO to perform exciting repertoire not normally available to the full orchestra and…

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Sunday, February 2022

Art of Jazz | The Campbell Brothers Present John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme

Sunday, February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$34

The acknowledged masters of the Sacred Steel guitar, the Campbell Brothers have electrified audiences coast-to-coast with their unique blend of African-American gospel featuring steel guitars and soaring vocals. For this special performance, the Campbells will perform John Coltrane’s jazz classic A Love Supreme, recasting Coltrane’s iconic work with their signature slide guitars while capturing the album’s transcendent message in a joyous, not-to-be missed concert experience. (Commissioned by Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors and Duke Performances at Duke University.)

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Sunday, March 2022

Art of Jazz | Anat Cohen Quartetinho

Sunday, March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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For well over a decade, Tel-Aviv native Anat Cohen has been voted “Clarinetist of the Year” in numerous polls by jazz critics and fans alike. In her Buffalo debut, the three-time Grammy nominee will feature the celebrated Brazilian group Trio Brasileiro. “Cohen’s magnetism and musicality, married with the accents of Brazil and the skills of her accomplished colleagues, makes for something incredibly special…” (All About Jazz). Praise for Cohen goes beyond the jazz world, with Brazilian Press noting: “Anat is an Israeli…

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Leslie Odom, Jr.

Friday, March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$69 – $119

Please note, this is a rescheduled performance date. Ticket holders for the previously scheduled dates will automatically have their tickets transferred, unless they prefer to make other arrangements. For ticket holder options, please contact the BPO Box Office at (716) 885-5000. Be in the room where it happens as Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr. lights up Kleinhans with an evening of unforgettable music! Odom, Jr. electrified audiences as the original Aaron Burr in Hamilton, earning him a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.…

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Sultans of String

Saturday, March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$29 – $89

Ron Spigelman, conductor 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! Free shuttle service is available from D’Youville College Lot D (430 West Ave.) Shuttle service begins at 6pm and ends 30 minutes following the end of the concert. For more information on parking and shuttle options, click here. Enjoy dinner before the…

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Friday, April 2022

Art of Jazz | Ethan Iverson & Tom Harrell Duo

Friday, April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Two of modern jazz’s leading lights unite to explore the classic post-war jazz repertoire that made New York City the “Jazz Capital of the World.” A founding member of the Bad Plus, one of the most successful and groundbreaking jazz groups of the 21st century, pianist Ethan Iverson is a restless visionary with a deep respect for jazz history. Tom Harrell, voted trumpeter of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, is one of the most creative and lyrical jazz…

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Gospel According to Swing with Byron Stripling

Friday, April 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$41 – $64

Byron Stripling, conductor, trumpet, vocals 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! This performance is being filmed for later broadcast as part of our BPOnDemand series. Click here to learn more and purchase virtual…

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Gospel According to Swing with Byron Stripling

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

Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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$41 – $64

Byron Stripling, conductor, trumpet, vocals 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! This performance is being filmed for later broadcast as part of our BPOnDemand series. Click here to learn more and purchase virtual…

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Friday, May 2022

(POSTPONED TO JULY 10 at 7 PM) Art of Jazz | Catherine Russell

Friday, May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States
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Dear Art of Jazz fans: It breaks our heart but we are sorry to report that this Friday’s performance at Kleinhans will have to be postponed again. The featured artist has tested positive for COVID and will not be able to perform at that time. We thank you for your patience and ask that you bear with us.  The rescheduled date is SUNDAY, JULY 10 at 7:00 pm. Your current tickets are valid for the rescheduled performance, there is no…

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