CORLEONE PRESENTS Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 PM show time
KC & JOJO with Chrisette Michele at the Kleinhans Music Hall April 29, 2015.
The Music of Michael Jackson
Friday, May 1, 8:00 PM
James Delisco, featured performer
James Delisco is back to celebrate the music of the King of Pop in this symphonic tribute to Jackson's incomparable style. Hear Jackson's music amplified with a full band and heightened by rock concert lighting!
Bond and Beyond
BPO Pops Series
Saturday, May 2, 8:00 PM
Michael Krajewski, conductor
Debbie Gravitte, vocals
The legacy of 007 comes alive in a symphonic tribute featuring music from five decades of Bond films, including Casino Royale, Goldfinger, From Russia with Love and more. The BPO celebrates the golden anniversary of this treasured film franchise and the world's favorite spy: "Bond, James Bond!" Broadway legend Debbie Gravitte joins forces with conductor Michael Krajewski for a night of glamour and intrigue.
BlueCross BlueShield Day at BPO Kids
Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Sunday, May 3, 2:30 PM
Stefan Sanders, conductor
Let your imagination run wild in this musical journey. Each movement depicts a different animal, from the regal lion to the graceful swan. A great way to learn about the instruments in the orchestra. The Buffalo Zoo brings a carnival of real-life animals to the hall before the concert. B is for Books shares stories from the wild kingdom. The Instrument Zoo will return courtesy of Buffalo Suzuki Strings and Twin Village Music.
William Tell and Shostakovich
Sat 05/09/15 To Sun 05/10/15
Saturday, May 9, 8:00 PM Sunday, May 10, 2:30 PM
Leon Botstein, conductor
Rachel Lee Priday, violin
ROSSINI Overture to William Tell WAGNER Death and Funeral Music from Gotterdammerung PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 15 in A major
Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 runs the gamut from emotive to virtuosic in Rachel Lee Priday's skilled hands. Shostakovich's Symphony No. 15 and Rossini's William Tell Overture are also featured.
Fri 05/22/15 To Sat 05/23/15
BPO Pops Series
Friday, May 22, 10:30 AM Saturday, May 23, 8:00 PM
A Memorial Day weekend tradition! Join the BPO in a musical salute to our nation and the men and women whose sacrifices made it great.
Bernstein and Mahler
Fri 05/29/15 To Sat 05/30/15
Friday, May 29, 10:30 AM Saturday, May 30, 8:00 PM
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Tim Fain, violin
BERNSTEIN Serenade for Violin and Orchestra MAHLER Symphony No. 1 in D major, "Titan"
The season concludes with Mahler's aptly named "Titan" Symphony. Innovative violinist Tim Fain returns to WNY for his BPO debut, performing Leonard Bernstein's Serenade.
Louis and Ella
BPO Pops Series
Saturday, June 6, 8:00 PM
Experience the glory days of jazz with two irresistible entertainers. Byron Stripling, artistic director of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, joins forces with Broadway star Marva Hicks in this affectionate, energetic tribute to two of the most talented musicians the jazz world has ever known.
Jagged Edge vs. 112
STAGE ONE LIVE PRESENTS Saturday, June 20, 8:00 PM show time
Jagged Edge is one of the most successful groups in modern R&B, known for their silky smooth voices and sensual love songs. Equally rooted in gospel, soul and hip-hop, the Grammy Award-winning group 112 was the first R&B group to emerge from Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy roster. Both groups take the Kleinhans stage for one night only on Saturday, June 20.
Tue 06/23/15 To Tue 06/23/15
LIVE NATION PRESENTS
Great Nor'Easter Tour
Tuesday, June 23, 7:00 PM show time Tuesday, June 23, 9:30 PM show time