Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

BPO Youth Concerts

2015-2016 Season of the First Niagara Music for Youth Concert Series

This is a reservation system only.  When you reserve your seats, you will receive an invoice by email.  You do not need a credit card to use this system.


Symphonic Fairytales

$6.00 per ticket
One free chaperone ticket for every 15 purchased

Pre-K-2nd GRADES

Explore storytelling and music in this fun, interactive youth concert.  Help the BPO tell a unique and wacky fairytale by making musical choices that affect the direction of the story.  Students will learn about instrument families, meters, tonalities and musical vocabulary through active listening and choice-making.  This rich program encourages ELA connections while introducing some of the greatest orchestral repertoire.   Students will move and sing with the orchestra while experiencing the magic of a live orchestra performance.

Symphonic Fairytales Curriculum


Wednesday, February 24, 2016 — 10:15 AMCall (716) 885-0331 for availability

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 — 10:15 AMSign In OR Register


BPO Musical Passport

$6.00 per ticket
One free chaperone ticket for every 15 purchased

3RD-6TH GRADES

Travel the world with the BPO in this exciting program that combines music, geography and world cultures. Music from America, Europe, Africa, Asia and South America will introduce students to musical forms, instruments of the orchestra, rhythms and melodies from around the world. This interactive program encourages participation through movement and active engagement. Starting our journey in Western New York, students help choose our destinations as we explore further and further from home.

BPO Musical Passport Curriculum


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 — 10:15 AMCall (716) 885-0331 for availability

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 — 10:15 AMSign In OR Register


Friday Morning Concerts 2015-16

$6.00 per ticket
One free chaperone ticket for every 15 purchased

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL


These full-length BPO concerts on Friday mornings give middle and high school students a chance to hear complete pieces of repertoire in a casual atmosphere.

*All concerts are $6.00 per ticket for educational groups.

A Symphonic Tribute to John Denver
Friday, Feb. 26, 10:30 AM
Jim Curry, whose voice was heard in “Take Me Home:  The John Denver Story,” joins the BPO for this tribute to the beloved singer/songwriter.
 
Czech Portraits
Friday, March 4, 10:30 AM
Smetana and Novak take you on an evocative trip of their beloved Czech Republic, one of Eastern Europe’s most beautiful countries.  Rising cello star Nicholas Altstaedt performs Elgar’s Cello Concerto.
 
Shostakovich 5
Friday, Apr. 15, 10:30 AM
Hear Shostakovich’s important Symphony No. 5.  Also enjoy violin wunderkind Bella Hristova making her BPO debut performing Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy.
 
Porgy, Bess and Brahms
Friday, May 13, 10:30 AM
Top conductor Carl St. Clair leads this not-to-be-missed concert that includes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and music from Porgy and Bess featuring the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, soprano Angela Brown and bass Kevin Deas.
 
Star Spangled Pops
Friday, May 27, 10:30 AM
The BPO is joined by the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus for a patriotic tradition as we honor those who have served our country and pay tribute to the American spirit.


Friday, February 26, 2016 — 10:30 AMSign In OR Register

Friday, March 4, 2016 — 10:30 AMSign In OR Register

Friday, April 15, 2016 — 10:30 AMSign In OR Register

Friday, May 13, 2016 — 10:30 AMSign In OR Register

Friday, May 27, 2016 — 10:30 AMSign In OR Register



 
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