RPO ANNOUNCES CENTENNIAL 2023-24 SEASON INITIATIVES

RPO ANNOUNCES CENTENNIAL 2023-24 SEASON INITIATIVES: Orchestral Program for Urban Students (OPUS) & 100 Acts of Giving Back Season Announcement Concert returns Feb. 15 @ Kodak Hall Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announced several initiatives that will come to fruition in its Centennial Season (September 2023 –... read more

RPO to Receive $20K from NEA for Care & Wellness Initiative

RPO TO RECEIVE $20K FROM THE NEA For its Care and Wellness Initiative in 2023 Includes Sensory-Friendly Concert this spring   Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants... read more

February With Your RPO

FEBRUARY WITH YOUR RPO: Rooted in Rochester: A Celebration of Black Composers Andreas on Broadway, Mozart & More + Primary Ed Concerts Rochester, NY – Your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) kicks off Black History Month with a very special Philharmonics Series concert conducted by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik. Rooted in Rochester: A Celebration of Black Composers takes... read more

RPO & GEM Partner on New 2023 Film Series

RPO & GEM PARTNER ON NEW 2023 FILM SERIES  Pops on Film aligns concert & cinema events Rochester, NY – Your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and the George Eastman Museum (GEM) will partner on a new film series in 2023 called Pops on Film. Each of the five 7:30 PM film screenings in the museum’s Dryden Theatre will provide cinematic context... read more

Let’s Play: A Winter Celebration

LET’S PLAY: A WINTER CELEBRATION Your RPO + The Strong National Museum of Play Team Up For a Day of Seasonal Music ~Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 AM – 4 PM~ Rochester, NY – Your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and The Strong National Museum of Play team up for the very first time to... read more

RPO to Receive $30K in NYSCA Grants

RPO TO RECEIVE $30K IN NYSCA GRANTS Providing critical support in recovering from COVID-19 pandemic  Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will receive $30,000 in state funding from New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to provide critical support in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Kathy Hochul announced last week... read more

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Celebrates 50 Years Kicks off Golden Jubilee season with Golden Past on Nov. 20 Followed by Golden Memories, Golden Mentors & Golden Future Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (RPYO), founded in 1970, celebrates its belated 50th anniversary this season, after the COVID pandemic prevented its commemoration in 2020-21 and again in... read more

Make Holiday Memories With Your RPO

MAKE HOLIDAY MEMORIES WITH YOUR RPO The Nutcracker, Handel’s Messiah & Gala Holiday Pops NEW: RPO & Strong Museum’s Winter Celebration   Rochester, NY – Your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) kicks off the holiday season with Rochester’s longest-running holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, in conjunction with Rochester City Ballet (RCB) for six performances: Wednesday, November 23 at 7 PM; Friday,... read more

RPO to Close Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Celebration

RPO TO CLOSE HARRIET TUBMAN BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Free concert at Church of Love Faith Center on Oct. 29, 2-3 PM Rochester, NY –Your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will close out Monroe County and the City of Rochester’s Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Celebration (HTBC) with a special Closing HTBC Ceremony on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 2 – 3... read more

RPO to Feature Young Artist Award Winner

RPO TO FEATURE YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNER Hilton High School Senior Luke Pisani will perform at two free Around-the-Town concerts      Rochester, NY –Your Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will feature the Rochester Philharmonic League’s 2022 Young Artist Awards (YAA) winner, violinist Luke Pisani, at two free RPO Around-the-Town concerts this month: Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30 PM at Churchville-Chili High School... read more