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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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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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HOLIDAY POPS HOSTS SINGER DENZAL SINCLAIRE

Plus: the Nance Family & the Festival High School Chorale RPO collecting toys/supplies for Hillside Special Santa at all performances Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)’s 24th annual Gala Holiday Pops will be led by its creator, Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, for four public performances in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre: Thursday, […]

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RPO ANNOUNCES BIGGEST-EVER HOLIDAY CHALLENGE

Donations up to $300,000 will be doubled through Dec. 31 Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announces today the start of its biggest-ever Year-End Challenge. Five dedicated patrons have pledged to match every donation to the RPO Annual Fund up to $300,000 through December 31, 2017, doubling every dollar donated. “We’re reaching out […]

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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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