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Kleinhan's Gift to Buffalo | Trailer

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo | Trailer

2:36
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Explore the rich history of Sarineen designed Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, NY.

Kleinhan's Gift to Buffalo | Full Program

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo | Full Program

29:00
Published:

Learn how Kleinhans Music Hall has become a community asset for celebrations and memories.

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo | Bonus Videos

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo  | Extended Interview

Paul Goldberger | Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo Architecture & More

This bonus video from WNED PBS's original production, Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo, architecture Critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Goldberger praises Buffalo's architectural history. It discusses how Eliel and Eero Saarinen's Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, New York, broke new ground in modern American architecture

Kleinhans Music Hall 360°  | Interactive and Immersive

Explore and tour Kleinhans Music Hall from the grand lobby, main hall and more. You can even experience the view from JoAnn Falletta's podium. As the video plays, watch the scene come alive. Use your cursor or drag your finger to move around within the video and explore every angle. 

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo

Kleinhans Music Hall in 360° | Grand Lobby

This 360-degree immersive video of Kleinhans Music Hall features the beautiful interior of the grand lobby from the perspective of the first floor and the balcony. Kleinhans Music Hall Archivist Lauren Becker talks about how Eliel and Eero Saarinen’s design of the grand lobby encourages people to participate in the social benefit of enjoying music together, 

Kleinhans Music Hall, designed by Finnish architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen, is a national historic landmark and has been the home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society, and the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus since it opened in October of 1940. At the same time, it functions as a civic auditorium, welcoming the entire community to celebrate each other in the space. 

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo

Kleinhans Music Hall in 360° | Main Hall

This 360-degree immersive video of Kleinhans Music Hall features the beautiful interior of the main hall and the architectural wonder of the space. Designed by Finnish architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen, this national historic landmark has been home to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society, and the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus since it opened in October of 1940. At the same time, it functions as a civic auditorium, welcoming the entire community to celebrate each other in the space. 

Kleinhans' Gift to Buffalo 

Kleinhans Music Hall in 360° | JoAnn Falletta’s Podium

This 360-degree immersive video of Kleinhans Music Hall features the beautiful interior of the main hall from the perspective of the music director's podium. JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra talks about how it feels on the stage and how the design of the hall allows for a very intimate experience with the audience. 

Kleinhans Music Hall, designed by Finnish architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen, is a national historic landmark and has been the home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society, and the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus since it opened in October of 1940. At the same time, it functions as a civic auditorium, welcoming the entire community to celebrate each other in the space. 

Major funding for Kleinhans’ Gift to Buffalo is provided by Clement & Karen Arrison, The Baird Foundation, Francis & Cindy Letro and Bob Skerker, with additional funding from Bond Schoeneck & King, Peter  & Maria Eliopoulos, Daniel & Barbara Hart and Jeremy & Sally Oczek.