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The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of JoAnn Falletta, returns to Canisius College for its annual performance on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. The BPO will be joined by the Canisius College Chorale, directed by Frank Scinta. The evening’s soloists are Canisius College senior Emily DiMartino, soprano; Canisius College faculty member Melissa Thorburn, mezzo-soprano; and the BPO’s assistant principal cellist Feng Hew.

The concert features the BPO and the Canisius College Chorale in performances of works by Felix Mendelssohn and Buxtehude during the first half of the concert. The second half includes a performance of Mozart’s delightful “Prague” Symphony and the premier of a new work by Buffalo-based composer Caroline Malonnée entitled “Whistler Waves” for cello and orchestra.

Tickets for this concert are $25 general admission and $12 for students. They can be purchased online at, through the Fine Arts Office (LY406) at Ext. 2542, or at the door the night of the concert.

Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, director, ArtsCanisius