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The Chevalier written and directed by Bill Barclay
The Chevalier

Join the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Buffalo Toronto Public Media for this special concert and theatre performance on Wednesday, October 19 at Kleinhans Music Hall.


JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Brendon Elliott, violin
Thomas Brazzle , actor
Merritt Janson, actor
David Joseph, actor
Bill Barclay, actor

Written and directed by Bill Barclay, the true story of three immigrants whose lives are intertwined by the pending French Revolution – Marie Antoinette, W.A. Mozart, and Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the first classical composer of color. The BPO concert and theatre performance, featuring four actors and solo violin, highlights Bologne’s extraordinary life and compositions.

Co-presented by

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Buffalo Toronto Public Media


The Chevalier
Wednesday, October 19, 2022


Kleinhans Music Hall

3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States + Google Map

(716) 885-5000


Watch the video trailer below to learn more:
Buffalo Toronto Public Media

JoAnn Falletta & Peter Hall talk Chevalier | WNED Classical

Joseph Bologne, known as the "Chevalier de Saint-Georges" is considered the first classical composer of color. WNED Classical's Peter Hall sat down with Buffalo Philharmonic Music Director JoAnn Falletta to find out more.

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