Posts by Sally Cohen PR

RPO BRINGS BACK-TO-BACK BEETHOVEN

Week 1 features Olga Kern in “Emperor” Concerto Week 2 features Beethoven’s Ninth with “Ode to Joy” Rochester, NY – One of the highlights of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)’s 2017/18 Philharmonics Series is an upcoming Beethoven “mini-festival” coming up in November. Two weeks of back-to-back Beethoven begins with Olga Kern Plays Beethoven’s “Emperor” on […]

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RPO OFFERS “WINTER SING” OF BRAHMS’ REQUIEM

Area singers: apply now to sing with RPO in Kodak Hall Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will host a “Winter Sing” community chorus side-by-side reading session of Brahms’ beloved Requiem with full orchestra on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Led by Eastman […]

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FRINGE #6 WAS BIGGEST & BEST YET

2018 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival grows to 11 days: Sept. 12–22 Rochester, NY – The 2017 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (September 14-23) was “our most successful Fringe yet,” reports the non-profit board of directors that organizes the fast-growing, multi-genre arts festival. Attendance at more than 500 performances and events – 175 of them free of […]

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CONCERT CONNECTS VIBRANT VIDEO GAME COMMUNITY

RPO, RIT & The Strong partner for Heroes: A Video Game Symphony Connection reflects genre’s collaborative nature: technology + art Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) presents its fourth video game Special Concert in as many years on Thursday, October 26 at 8 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre: Heroes: A Video […]

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RPO’S 95TH SEASON OPENS ON A HIGH NOTE

Balanced budget for 2016/17; Ticket sales/contributions up significantly New Pres. & CEO Curt Long leads RPO into 2017/18 fiscal year Rochester, NY –  The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) closed its books on a highly successful 2016/17 season while opening its 95th season with a trio of outstanding programs that reflect its commitment to providing excellent […]

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PUSH Brings DRACULA Back to Life this Halloween

All-new production at Blackfriars also tours U.S. this fall PLUS: ‘Devil’s Night’ FUNdraiser offers exclusive preview Rochester, NY – Rochester’s award-winning PUSH Physical Theatre will reveal its all-new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1897 Gothic horror novel, Dracula, just in time for Halloween at Blackfriars Theatre (795 E. Main St.). The two-week run of PUSH Physical Theatre’s DRACULA includes 12 performances* from Tuesday, October 31 […]

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RPO: AN ABUNDANT OCTOBER AHEAD

Boléro program features Met star Isabel Leonard FREE Around the Town Concerts Oct. 12-14 Heroes: A Video Game Symphony Oct. 26 OrKIDStra & Sunday Matinee Series open Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)’s 2017/18 season continues with an abundant October featuring world-class guest artists performing some of classical music’s most beloved repertoire, the […]

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REMEMBERING RALPH 2017

Rochester Music Hall of Fame presents fourth benefit concert Featuring: Campbell Brothers, Danielle Ponder, Prime Time Funk,  JunkYardFieldTrip, Me & the Boyz + more special guests When Rochester bassist Rafael “Ralph” Ortiz passed away suddenly in February of 2009 after a brief battle with cancer, a shocked music community grieved in the way they knew best: […]

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SEE PUSH AT FRINGE 2017 BEFORE FALL TOUR

Four performances at SOTA with DRACULA sneak peek PLUS: Three Physical Theatre Workshops for all Rochester, NY –Internationally renowned PUSH Physical Theatre returns to the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (Thursday, September 14 – Saturday, September 23) for its sixth time in six years. PUSH will present four, all-ages performances at School of the Arts: Allen […]

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RPO’S 95th SEASON OPENS WITH ITZHAK PERLMAN

Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)’s much-anticipated 2017/18 season – presented by Rochester Regional Health and the Dawn and Jacques Lipson Cancer Institute – kicks off next month with an exotic event inspired by the Philharmonic’s Series finale in May: Bizet’s Carmen in Concert. RPO Habanera: A Celebration of the 2017-18 Season Opening […]

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