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Music Notes: The BPO and Polo

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Polofest 2000

Polofest 2002 Welcomes the BPO This WeekBy Bill Raffel, WBFO

Buffalo, NY – This week, Bill spoke with BPO Music Director JoAnn Falletta about the upcoming concert at Polofest 2002 in East Aurora. Here's this week's music schedule:

Monday, July 15

8:15 p.m. - Music School Festival Orchestra, directed by Timothy Muffit at the Chautauqua Amphitheatre

Tuesday, July 16

7:00 p.m. - Buffalo Philharmonic - Ron Spigelman, Conductor, with a free concert on Symphony Circle, outside of Kleinhans Music Hall

8:15 p.m. - Chautauqua Symphony - Uriel Segal, Conductor, Angela Lee, Cello, in the Chautauqua Amphitheatre, with Schumann's Cello Concerto, Borodin's Polovtsian Dances, Suppe's Light Cavalry Overture

Thursday, July 18

8:15 p.m. - Chautauqua Symphony - Uriel Segal, Conductor - Symphony No. 6 by Gustav Mahler, Tragic

Friday, July 19

7:30 p.m. - Chautauqua Opera - MacBeth by Puccini (sung in English), in Norton Hall

7:30 p.m. - Buffalo Philharmonic - Joann Falletta, Conductor, opens Polofest 2002 at Strawberry Banks Farm in East Aurora

Saturday, July 20

7:30 p.m. - Buffalo Philharmonic - Joann Falletta, Conductor, at Fort Niagara, with Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and more

8:15 p.m. - Chautauqua Symphony with Chautauqua Opera Young Artists - Joseph Colaneri, Guest Conductor

Sunday, July 21

7:00 p.m. - Clarence Summer Symphony - Arie Lipsky, Conductor, at Clarence Town Park, with Bruch's Violin Concerto with soloist Charles Wetherbee, Mozart's Symphony No. 40, Slavonic Dances of Dvorak, and Strauss's Blue Danube Waltz