Buffalo Chamber Players at the AK 2016–2017

Join the Buffalo Chamber Players for its concert residency at the Albright-Knox and experience creative music programs performed by our region’s finest performers in a unique and inspiring setting.

Opening Concert with JoAnn Falletta

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:30 pm

The Buffalo Chamber Players celebrates its tenth anniversary season with special guest JoAnn Falletta on guitar, with works by Niccolò Paganini, Jean Françaix, and Rob Deemer.

An Evening with Krzysztof Penderecki

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 7:30 pm

The Buffalo Chamber Players hosts renowned Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki during his historic visit to Buffalo. 

Opus Number Zoo

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:30 pm

A whimsical program of animals in music from the Baroque to the contemporary, with works by Luciano Berio, Heinrich Biber, Olivier Messiaen, Francis Poulenc, and Franz Schubert’s beloved “Trout” Piano Quintet.

Music and Dance

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7:30 pm

The Buffalo Chamber Players explores the synergy of music and dance in a collaboration with Lehrer Dance, an exciting and innovative professional dance company based in Buffalo.


Individual concert tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for Members, and $5 for students. Season tickets for all four concerts are available at a discounted rate of $70 general admission and $50 for Members through the first concert on October 13. Tickets can be purchased online using the links on each event page, by phone at 716.270.8292, or in person at the Albright-Knox Admissions Desk. Buy your season tickets before September 1 and receive a complimentary beverage at the reception after the first concert. 

AK Café will serve a prix-fixe dinner for $47 before each concert. Reservations are essential; please call 716.270.8223 or reserve online using OpenTable.

Program Sponsors

Buffalo Chamber Players at the AK is a partnership between the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Buffalo Chamber Players.

Buffalo Chamber Players concerts are made possible by a grant from the Cullen Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the support of Buffalo Chamber Players donors, and the generosity of Albright-Knox Art Gallery patrons. We thank ABC-Amega, Inc. for its generous corporate support.