All RPO Concerts in Kodak Hall Postponed

For Immediate Release March 9, 2020 Media Contact:  Marie-Adélina de la Ferrière, 585-454-7311 ext. 266   ALL ROCHESTER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONCERTS IN KODAK HALL POSTPONED MARCH 10 – APRIL 15   Rochester, NY — Given the State of Emergency imposed by Governor Cuomo, the Eastman School of Music (ESM) and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) have... read more

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff

For Immediate Release February 21, 2020 Media Contact: Marie-Adélina de la Ferrière, 585-454-7311 ext. 266   ROCHESTER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PERFORMS TCHAIKOVSKY AND RACHMANINOFF   Rochester, NY — The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) will perform a concert of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Thursday, February 27... read more

M&T Bank Makes $110,000 Commitment to Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   M&T Bank Makes $110,000 Commitment to Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Charitable investment strengthens the RPO, deepens M&T’s support for region’s arts   ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2020—M&T Bank’s longtime support for Rochester’s arts community grew even deeper today, as M&T and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra announced a... read more

RPO’S 2020-21 Season to Highlight Anniversaries, Collaborations, and Movies

For Immediate Release:  February 11, 2020 Media Contact:   Marie-Adélina de la Ferrière, 454-7311 ext. 266   RPO’S 2020-21 SEASON TO HIGHLIGHT Anniversaries, Collaborations, and Movies 2020-21 Season is Ward Stare’s Final as Music Director Philharmonics Series to Celebrate 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s Birth with All Nine Beethoven Symphonies Performed throughout... 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

Classical Review: RPO with Fabien Gabel

David Raymond, CITY Newspaper. Click here for the original article. This week’s Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert may be titled “Gabel Conducts Beethoven,” but forgive me, Ludwig lovers — the real news here is the non-Beethoven half of the program: RPO premieres of suites from Francis Poulenc’s ballet “Les Animaux modéles” and Sergei Prokofiev’s opera... 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