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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH YOUR RPO

Nutcracker, Snowman & The Bear, Four Seasons, Holiday Pops Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) kicks off Rochester’s holiday season with The Nutcracker, led by Principal Conductor for Education and Engagement Michael Butterman (The Louise and Henry Epstein Family Chair) and featuring Rochester City Ballet (RCB, David Palmer, artistic director) and the Bach […]

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RPO & RCB TEAM UP FOR 18TH NUTCRACKER

Rochester City Ballet celebrates 30th Nutcracker anniversary 220 area children perform in city’s longest-running holiday tradition Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) kicks off Rochester’s holiday season with The Nutcracker, led by Principal Conductor for Education and Engagement Michael Butterman (The Louise and Henry Epstein Family Chair) and featuring Rochester City Ballet (David […]

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MICHAEL BUTTERMAN TO MARK HIS FINAL SEASON IN 2017/18


RPO Principal Conductor for Education & Community Engagement steps down after 18 seasons Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and Michael Butterman announce today that Butterman has decided to conclude his tenure as Principal Conductor for Education and Community Engagement (The Louise and Henry Epstein Family Chair) at the end of his current contract, […]

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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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