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Buffalo, NY / 194

Sunday, March 15, 2009  |  Kleinhans Music Hall  |  Presented by Buffalo Philharmonic


This week, from Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, New York, outstanding young musicians join forces with the great Buffalo Philharmonic under the direction of JoAnn Falletta. Among this week’s highlights, you’ll hear a 16-year-old violinist perform the finale of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, and Maestro JoAnn Falletta puts down her baton and picks up her guitar to trade licks one of today’s talented teens.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist William Hagen, 16, from Salt Lake City, UT, performs III. Allegro non troppo from Concerto in E minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op.64 by Felix Mendelssohn

Violist Matthew Vera, 17, from Oro Valley, AZ, performs III. Presto from the Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, K.364 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with Michael Ludwig, Concertmaster of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Guitarist Chaconne Klaverenga, 16, from Lafayette, IN, performs I. Allegro from the Concerto in G for Two Guitars, RV 532, by Antonio Vivaldi, with JoAnn Falletta, guitarist and Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestral

The St. Paul’s Cathedral Boys and Girls Choirs from Buffalo, NY, performs “How Can I Keep From Singing” by Robert Lowry, arranged by John Scott.

Christopher O’Riley and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra perform III. Presto from the Piano Concerto in G by Maurice Ravel

Performers & Repertoire

  • III. Allegro non troppo from Concerto in E minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op.64 by Felix Mendelssohn

Release Dates

  • Monday, August 16, 2010
  • Monday, November 30, 2009
  • Monday, April 13, 2009

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