BPO Out of the box at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House


In the early 19th century, Buffalo was the 8th largest city in the United States. At that time we were both an industrial and a commercial center. As a result, Buffalo had a share of wealthy people who hired architects to design houses for them. Buffalo is happy because we have such a wealth of architectural delights, including several Frank Lloyd Wright designs. Frank Lloyd Wright designed a unique apartment for the wealthy Buffalo businessman Darwin D. Martin and his family in 1903-1905. The most important and highly developed Frank Lloyd Wright prairie home in the United States, Darwin D. Martin The House was granted national historic status in 1986. This house is considered by leading scientists Frank Lloyd Wright as one of Wright’s best achievements of the Prairie Age and, indeed, his entire career. It is here that the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will present its third concert on January 12 in the series “Out of the Box”.

Buffalo is fortunate to have one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most iconic designs in the center of our city. Martin’s house is a masterpiece of art, like the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. When BPO musicians Cheryl Hadeka (horn), Jeffrey Hardcasl (trumpet) and Tim Smith (trombone) celebrate the restoration of this internationally famous 20th century architecture by performing the Pulenc Sonata, join us for trumpet, trumpet and trombone.

2020 for those who have faced many challenges in the performing arts and no one has overcome these challenges better than the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The transition to virtual concerts through the BPOnDemand series has allowed both regular ticket holders and newcomers to enjoy the comfort of our homes with their beautiful and exciting performances. Starting Dec. 29 and running through January 2021, as part of the BPO Out of the Box: Virtual Version series, they will present 4 camera ensemble performances at 4 prominent West New York sites: Greycliffe, Grain Elevator’s Baffalo’s and Silos, Frank Martin’s House Lloyd Wright and Niagara Falls. BPO Out of the Box was originally intended to be a series of live music shows in unique locations, but it has evolved into a safe and socially acceptable video show without live viewers. The series highlights the beauty of our region, showcases the talent of their musicians, recognizes the inspiring and healing power of music, and celebrates the resilient spirit of a city of good neighbors. Although they can’t now physically perform at the rare shows in West New York or at their famous home, Kleinhans Music Hall, they hope you enjoy these virtual shows and the promise they make for the new year. , enjoy.

The BPO Out of Box in Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Martin House” will be released on Tuesday, January 12, at 7:00 pm on the BPO channel on YouTube. Check for access to video shows on each release date. These broadcasts are free and open to the public for 30 days – no ticket or reservation required. Be sure to record your calendars! If you are interested in providing financial support for the virtual performance, please contact WPD Vice President Wendy Diina at wdiina@bpo.org.

For 85 years, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has provided West New York with amazing music. Over the years, they have performed classics from greats such as Beethoven, Bach and Mozart, but also a more contemporary selection by musicians such as the Beatles, Grateful Dead and Eagles. They organized concerts that included both Harry Potter fandoms and Star Wars. There is something for everyone!

The BPO, founded in 1935, is an integral part of Buffalo. It moved to his permanent home, the Kleinhans Music Hall, in the 1940s. During the Great Depression, the orchestra was initially supported with funding from the Administration of Progressive Affairs and the Ambulance Bureau. Over the decades, the orchestra has grown among outstanding music directors, including William Steinberg, Joseph Crips, Lucas Foss, Michael Tilson Thomas, Julius Rudel, Semyon Bychkov, and Maximiano Valdes. Many loving singers graced the orchestra stage, including Sergei Rachmaninoff, Isaac Stern, Aaron Copland, Van Cliburn, and Yo-Yo Ma. The Buffalo Philharmonic has performed more than 50 recordings throughout its history. It has toured abroad twice: a six-month European tour in 1988 and a four-city tour of Poland in 2018.

FREE CONCERT SERIES | BPO out of the box

BPO Out of the box is a traveling music series that showcases the talent of our musicians, recognizes the power of music, and celebrates the resilient spirit of a good city. Details in Website | Facebook | Instagram.

  • December 29, 2020 | On a sunny summer evening in the sunset Greycliffe Conservatory
  • January 5, 2021 | Honor Buffalo’s historic past and revive it in Buffalo River elevators and grain elevators
  • January 12, 2021 | Experience the restoration and marvel of architecture Darwin Martin House of Frank Lloyd Wright
  • January 18, 2021 | Fall in love again with the wonderful power of all Niagara Falls

Clicking at 19:00, these free videos can be played as many times as you want after the performance for an additional 30 days each week. Sign up receive information and announce future events.

Sponsored by Hodgson Russ LLP | Member of the Buffalo General Council Mitch Novakovsky, Fillmore District | Member of the Buffalo General Council Joel Feroleto, Delaware County | Niagara Falls State Park | Media Sponsor, The rise of Buffalo

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