Music offers intangible but irreplaceable community connections - a kind of "social glue" that can bind us together. During the 2022-23 season and beyond, your RPO is determined to create even closer community connections through diverse, accessible, exciting, and engaging programming.

Watch Andreas and Jeff discuss 2022-23 highlights and explore our digital season brochure below.


Music Director Andreas Delfs and Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik raise a glass to the 2022-23 season.

Our RPO conductors had a blast discussing their top highlights from a highly anticipated 22-23 season while also sampling the brand new Rochester PILSharmonic beer from our partners at Three Heads Brewing. Listen in as Andreas shares his insight into a few of the masterworks slated for next season including Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and Brahms’ Requiem. Jeff gives us a glimpse into some of his inspirations: the jaw-dropping Troupe Vertigo performing to his own music and an exciting new program full of Rochester connections.


The entire 2022-23 season programming in our digital subscription brochure.

For 2022-23, the orchestra presents a thoughtful and challenging mix of classic treasures, contemporary surprises, important premieres and passionate musical storytelling with world-renowned guest artists. The season features a world premiere by Derrick Skye and an RPO co-commission by James Lee III, as well as music by Jennifer Higdon, Wynton Marsalis and Roberto Sierra.



Philharmonics Series

Your RPO and Music Director Andreas Delfs, continues a journey committed to presenting new and more diverse voices, better reflecting the rich cultural tapestry of our community. The Philharmonics Series featuring premieres from some of the most important voices in new music today, as well as fresh insights into well-known composers.


Pops Series

With the Pops Series experience a dynamic and eclectic mix of genres and styles curated by Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, and performed by your RPO. Once again this year, featuring Tony-Award winning guest stars, Broadway performers and of course films enjoyed in full-HD as their hit scores are played live!


The 2022-23 Season is made possible with the generous support of our proud sponsors: