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Thursday, May 23rd - 7:00pm
Matthew Kraemer examines why Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony blew the doors open to the Romantic Era. With its unprecedented emotional depth, unusual length and historical connections to Napoleon, it baffled listeners when it was first performed. Today, it is one of Beethoven’s most loved works.
Friday, May 24th - 10:30am
Saturday, May 25th - 8:00pm
A Memorial Day tradition! Under the direction of Matthew Kraemer, the BPO performs works that inspire the patriotic spirit in us all with an evening of music from World War I to the present, honoring those who have served their nation in every generation. Featuring the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus.
Saturday, June 1st - 8:00pm
Sunday, June 2nd - 2:30pm
The M&T Bank Classics series closes with a tribute to the composers of Italy, featuring up-and-coming violinist Chloe Hanslip performing a concerto by classical music's most enigmatic composer, Niccolo Paganini. Bass vocalist Kevin Maynor joins the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and Vox Ceciliae Choir onstage for a heavenly conclusion to the classics series!
Saturday, June 15th - 7:30pm
Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation, achieving success in TV and film as well as the live stage.
Selling out theaters internationally, Bill is a regular with Letterman, Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon; his third hour-long comedy special, You People Are All The Same, is available for download through his website and premiered on Netflix in August. ?Bill is currently filming Walk of Shame with Elizabeth Banks. He was seen in the recent Al Pacino and Christopher Walken film, Stand Up Guys. His new film, the Paul Feig film, The Heat, stars Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy and will premiere April 5. ?He was seen again last summer in his recurring role on the hit AMC-TV show, Breaking Bad. ?Bill's Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes, and his two critically acclaimed hour Comedy Central specials are available on Netflix and DVD. ?For more on Bill, visit www.BillBurr.com and follow Bill on Twitter - @BillBurr.
Sunday, July 14th - 7:30pm
Comedian Bill Maher brings
his latest comedy tour to Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo on Sunday, July 14 at
7:30pm. Audiences can expect hard-hitting, no-holds-barred, topical comedy on
the most important issues of the day. Bill Maher's "Making Back My
Million" tour is his largest to date. The title is a tongue and cheek
reference to the million dollar donation Bill made last year to Obama's
For the last twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on "Politically Incorrect" (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last nine years on HBO's "Real Time," Maher's combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him twenty-nine Emmy nominations. In addition to his television program, Maher has written five best-selling books.
Don't miss one of the most politically astute comedians in America today up close at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo this summer!
Thursday, October 17th - 8:00pm
Click on the picture to order tickets for Dweezil Zappa's Guitar Master Class
***** Zappa Plays Zappa, the Grammy winning group that has made and recreated history performing the music of Frank Zappa, is set to embark on an epic musical trek across the US, Canada and Europe celebrating the classic Frank Zappa album Roxy & Elsewhere. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of that pivotal Zappa fan favorite, the entirety of its repertoire -- including the provocative rhythms of "Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?" "Echidna's Arf (Of You)" and “Be-Bop Tango (of the Old Jazzmen's Church)" will be performed live on stage.