Already in 2023, there have been several great concerts, shows, and events in Buffalo and Western New York; with several more on deck to make a stop in the 716.

One show that is sure to bring a smile to the faces of music fans all around the area is happening on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo's Lower West Side neighborhood and will feature orchestral music from some of the greatest tv shows and movies.

Hooray for Hollywood brings us the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra playing music from blockbuster movies like Back to the Future and Citizen Kane, along with TV shows like Tom and Jerry and The Mandalorian, featuring vocals Sirgourney Cook with the entire night lead by the world renown conductor and maestro Anthony Parnther.

Who Is Anthony Parnther

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Anthony Parnther is a conductor, bassoonist, cellist, and educator who has been praised for his talent and instrumental fluidity. His musical abilities are advanced to the point where his style has been described as the ultimate in tonal purity.

In addition to his duties as the Music Director of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra in California, Parnther actively tours the world leading different orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Opera, Detroit Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera, the World Opera Forum in Madrid, Spain, Vancouver Symphony, and now the Grammy Award Winning Buffalo Philharmonic.

If this all didn't seem like a full schedule for Parnther, he's also conducted and recorded on some of the biggest movies and television shows around. His credits include The Simpsons, Looney Tunes, Family Guy, The Lion King, Coming 2 America, Empire, Moana, Star Trek Beyond, and Star Wars: Episode IX -The Rise of Skywalker just to name a few, as well as working with several artists like Rihanna, Rza, Kanye West, Imagine Dragons, and several more.

Anthony Parnther Has A Nice Conversation With Ed-Nice

Parnther joined me earlier today to discuss music, his inspiration, his surprising connection to Buffalo, and several other topics. You can check out the highlights below.

What's The Inspiration Behind Hooray for Hollywood?

So I Hear You Have a Very Unique Connection To Buffalo?

What's Your Approach to Conducting Music?

You've Worked With So Many Famous Artists, What's a Behind The Scene Story You Can Share?

With So Much Going On In a Symphony, How Do You Keep It All Under Control?

What's Your Favorite Piece of Music?

What Can Buffalo Expect From You At Hooray for Hollywood?

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