New World Symphony + Back to Broadway

FREE RPO Around the Town concerts just added Oct. 28 & 29 Plus: RPYO opens 2021-22 season on Nov. 14 @ Hochstein Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will kick off November with New World Symphony on Thursday, November 4 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, November 6 at... read more

Your RPO This October: From Saint-Saëns to Soul to Psycho

Rochester, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) continues to display its commitment to diverse programming this month, with five concerts that appeal to a wide range of music lovers. On Thursday, October 7 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 9 at 8 pm in Kodak Hall, guest conductor Christoph... read more

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Two Newly Endowed Chairs

Gifts will add nearly $2.3 Million to RPO’s endowment over four years. August 31, 2021. Rochester, N.Y. The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra today announced the creation of two new endowed chairs. The Fred M. and Lurita Wechsler chair, and The Lisk Morris Foundation, Inc. chair are both funded in perpetuity.  The... read more

RPO resets concert season with livestreamed shows

Jeff Spevak, CITY Newspaper. Click here for the original article.   The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra confirmed Tuesday that it is postponing or canceling all of its  September, October and November traditional programming. In place of the performances: Five livestreamed concerts, without an audience, from Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The... read more

Fifty years of Garth Fagan Dance: Music. Healing. Love

Jeff Spevak, CITY Newspaper. Click here for the original article. Norwood Pennewell's adoptive father was dead by the time he was 16 years old, and his adoptive mother was gone a few years later. Jeff Tyzik speaks of growing up in a dysfunctional home. When they first set eyes on Garth Fagan,... read more