Posts by Sally Cohen PR

RPO 2016-17 REPORT: ARTISTIC & FINANCIAL SUCCESS

Balanced budget for first time in six years, ticket sales up 20% “Our musicians really…knocked it out of the park.” –Ward Stare Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) released its 2016-17 Annual Report at its Annual Meeting for membership yesterday evening. Among the highlights was the news – previously released in October of […]

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RPO CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN CENTENNIAL MARCH 1 & 3

Also: Mahler 4, Celtic Celebration, Tchaikovsky 5 + World Premiere   Thousands of 4th-6th graders to attend Intermediate Concerts in Kodak Hall NOTE: Celtic Celebration with Cathie Ryan conductor change Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) joins 2018’s world-wide celebration of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) and his towering musical legacy onThursday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 at […]

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PUSH + YING QT. CELEBRATE LANDMARK SOCIETY’S 80TH

Collaborative concert at Hochstein Performance Hall is Feb. 23 Also features William Warfield Scholarship winner Jonathan Rhodes Rochester, NY – Rochester’s award-winning PUSH Physical Theatre will take part in an unprecedented concert celebrating the 80th anniversary of theLandmark Society of Western New York on Friday February 23 at 7 p.m. in the historic Hochstein Performance Hall (50 Plymouth Ave. N.) The event will be the […]

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RPO’S 96 TH SEASON TO PRESENT LESLIE ODOM, JR.

Carmina Burana, Rite of Spring, Mahler 7, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Cosi fan tutti Piano virtuoso Jean-Yves Thibaudet + three Van Cliburn gold medalists Films in concert include Harry Potter 2 + Nightmare Before Christmas ~SUBSCRIPTIONS GO ON SALE FOLLOWING CONCERT~ Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced its 2018/19 season to a packed […]

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Keep It a Secret

My blog updates are getting further and further apart, and what you’re about to read isn’t even an official Sally Cohen PR post. It’s a personal story that I would like to share because it’s time to stop keeping secrets. I was never a very outspoken person, especially about politics. For most of my life, […]

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RPO 2018/19 SEASON PREVIEW CONCERT JAN. 30

Fourth annual FREE concert in Kodak Hall will reveal 96th season ~Subscription packages go on sale the following morning~ Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will reveal its entire 2018/19 season with its fourth annual Season Preview Concert on Tuesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.  Co-emceed again […]

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RPO BLASTS OFF INTO 2018 WITH E.T. IN CONCERT

Broadway Superstar Audra McDonald Returns on Jan. 25 Free Season Preview Concert at Kodak Hall Jan. 30 Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) blasts off into the New Year with the magic and imagination of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial TM in Concert on Friday and Saturday, January 12 & 13 at 7 p.m. in […]

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ROCHESTER FRINGE TO HOST U.S. CONFERENCE IN 2018

United States Association of Fringe Festivals meets here Nov. 5-7 Plus: 2018 Fringe show submissions open April 1 at rochesterfringe.com Rochester, NY – Organizers of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announce today that it has been chosen to host the 2018 United States Association of Fringe Festivals (USAFF) annual conference from November 5 – 7 […]

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WARD STARE RENEWS RPO CONTRACT

Rochester native to continue as Music Director through 2020/21 season Good news comes as RPO holds its largest-ever Year End Holiday Challenge Rochester, NY – Just as Music Director Ward Stare heads off to New York City to make his Metropolitan Opera conducting debut, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announces that Maestro Stare has renewed […]

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