The Mother of Us All

Ward Stare, conductor Susan Stone Li, director Cast Susan B. Anthony…..Yelena Dyachek Daniel Webster…..Sam Handley Jo the Loiterer….. Brenton Ryan Indiana Elliot…..Renée Tatum John Adams…..Sam Levine Constance Fletcher…..Briana Hunter Anne……Elisabeth Coster Gertrude Stein……Gwyneth Paker Virgil Thomson……Alexander Purser Andrew Johnson……Jordan Costa Thaddeus Stevens……Conner McWhirter Chris the Citizen……Robert Landi Angel More……Malinda Wagstaff Henrietta... read more

The Mother of Us All

Ward Stare, conductor Susan Stone Li, director Cast Susan B. Anthony…..Yelena Dyachek Daniel Webster…..Sam Handley Jo the Loiterer….. Brenton Ryan Indiana Elliot…..Renée Tatum John Adams…..Sam Levine Constance Fletcher…..Briana Hunter Anne……Elisabeth Coster Gertrude Stein……Gwyneth Paker Virgil Thomson……Alexander Purser Andrew Johnson……Jordan Costa Thaddeus Stevens……Conner McWhirter Chris the Citizen……Robert Landi Angel More……Malinda Wagstaff Henrietta... read more

Women’s Suffrage: Past + Present

Ward Stare, conductor Mark Mobley, playwright Alexa Scott-Flaherty, director Cast Mayor Lovely Warren…..Shirlyn Washington Elaine Spaull…..Nancy Berg Catherine Cerulli…..Jodi Beckwith Tamara Leigh…..E.B. Okung Lola DeAscentiis…..Tali Beckwith-Cohen Interviewer……Rick Staropoli   MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL: Overture in C major GEMMA PEACOCKE: All on Fire PERRY Short Piece for Orchestra MARK MOBLEY True and Devoted A documentary-style play consisting of... read more

Women’s Suffrage: Past + Present

Ward Stare, conductor Mark Mobley, playwright Alexa Scott-Flaherty, director Cast Mayor Lovely Warren…..Shirlyn Washington Elaine Spaull…..Nancy Berg Catherine Cerulli…..Jodi Beckwith Tamara Leigh…..E.B. Okung Lola DeAscentiis…..Tali Beckwith-Cohen Interviewer……Rick Staropoli   MENDELSSOHN-HENSEL: Overture in C major GEMMA PEACOCKE: All on Fire PERRY Short Piece for Orchestra MARK MOBLEY True and Devoted A documentary-style play consisting of... read more

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Won a Grammy Award

For Immediate Release January 27, 2020   Media Contact: Nicole Morelle, 399-3645 ROCHESTER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA RECORDING WON A GRAMMY AWARD   Rochester, NY — American Rapture, a recording featuring the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) under the direction of Music Director Ward Stare with soloist Yolanda Kondonassis, won a GRAMMY Award... read more

Super RPO!

Christopher James Lees, conductor JOHN WILLIAMS   Superman March WAGNER arr. Hutschenruyter   Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre HANS ZIMMER arr. Ford   Batman: The Dark Knight Rises JOHN WILLIAMS   Summon the Heroes JAMES HORNER arr. Moss   Music from Apollo 13 JOHN WILLIAMS Signature Series   Adventures on Earth from E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial ALAN MENKEN... read more

50 Years of Garth Fagan Dance

Jeff Tyzik, conductor Garth Fagan Dance Celebrate Garth Fagan Dance's 50th anniversary with a rousing, provocative, and nourishing collaborating with your RPO. Garth Fagan Dance and RPO Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik join forces to inspire and excite audiences with movement and music from our organizations' rich histories. Garth Fagan's eclectic... read more

50 Years of Garth Fagan Dance

Jeff Tyzik, conductor Garth Fagan Dance Celebrate Garth Fagan Dance's 50th anniversary with a rousing, provocative, and nourishing collaborating with your RPO. Garth Fagan Dance and RPO Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik join forces to inspire and excite audiences with movement and music from our organizations' rich histories. Garth Fagan's eclectic... read more