Rochester, NY – In advance of its Celebrate Tyzik! opening Pops weekend, on Friday, October 24, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is doing a Fall cleaning and the public will be the beneficiary. From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the RPO Box Office (108 East Avenue), numerous RPO generic as well as event-specific items will be deeply discounted for public sale.
The many available items include decorative and functional pieces from past RPO Symphony Showhouses like a one-of-a-kind zebra rug, as well as Jeff Tyzik bobbleheads, tea lights, picnic coolers, Christmas decorations, long-stemmed glass red roses, CDs, golf shoe bags, color conductor illustrations by the well-known artist David Cowles, miscellaneous books and Symphony on the Erie posters, caribiner key chains, RPO sweatshirts, fleece jackets, golf bags and – for the truly retro – RPO cassette tapes!
Items will not be available for pre-sale. Cash and credit cards will be accepted, and all items are non-returnable. For more information, call the RPO Box Office at 454-2100.
Celebrating its 86th season in 2008-09, the RPO inspires and enriches the community through the art of music, presenting nearly 200 performances each season to a combined audience of an estimated quarter of a million people, including more than 70,000 who experience the RPO’s broad range of educational and community programs. The Orchestra is passionately dedicated to outstanding musical performance at the highest artistic levels, and has a unique tradition of musical versatility, commitment to music education in the broadest sense and a deep and enduring engagement with the community. The RPO has been honored with the New York State Governor’s Arts Award and two recent ASCAP awards for adventurous programming. RPO performances are made possible in part with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency; the State of New York; Monroe County and the City of Rochester.