Buffalo Philharmonic to hold benefit concert for Ukraine, April 3

Posted on: March 25, 2022

On April 3, the Buffalo Philharmonic in New York will perform “Slava Ukraini: A Benefit Concert for Ukraine” at Kleinhans Music Hall. Music Director JoAnn Falletta will conduct the orchestra in music by composers of many nationalities, including from Ukraine, to include Myroslav Skoryk’s Melody, Beethoven’s “Egmont” Overture, Chopin’s Valse No. 2 from Les Sylphides Suite, and Sibelius’s Finlandia. The program also features BPO Associate Concertmaster Amy Glidden as soloist in the theme from John Williams’s Schindler’s List score and flutist Natalie Debikey Scanio in “Àmhran” from Christopher Rouse’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. Before the concert, the Buffalo GirlChoir will perform in Kleinhans’ Mary Seaton Room, and will join the orchestra to sing the Ukrainian National Anthem. Tickets are select-your-own-price; all ticket proceeds will support American Red Cross Ukrainian relief efforts. More information at https://bpo.org/event/slava-ukraini/.