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RPO To Perform “Summer Spectacular with Fireworks” in Geneseo

ROCHESTER, NY – The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik return to SUNY Geneseo to perform a Summer Spectacular with Fireworks concert on Friday, July 8 at 8:30 p.m.  The rain location is Wadsworth Auditorium. 

Audiences are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, family, and friends to enjoy this annual outdoor concert under the stars.  The concert includes music by Copland, Sousa, and the RPO’s own Jeff Tyzik.

Tickets ($10/5 in advance, $12/6 at the gate; Children under 5 are free) to this concert are required.  Tickets can be purchased by calling the Eastman Theatre Box Office at 585-454-2100.  Tickets will also be available at the following locations in Geneseo: Geneseo United Methodist Church, Central Presbyterian Church, David Mann Jewelers, Noreen’s Hallmark Giftshop, and John W. Chanler Agency (Livonia and Geneseo).  To learn more about the entire RPO Summer Season, visit

The Summer Season is presented by The Elaine P. And Richard U. Wilson Foundation.  The Summer Spectacular with Fireworks concert is sponsored by the family of Mrs. Hubert W. Chanler and the Gertrude L. Chanler RPO Fund at the Rochester Area Community Foundation.

Editors Please Note:

Friday, July 8 at 8:30 p.m.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Jeff Tyzik, conductor

Program to include:

SMITH The Star-Spangled Banner
SOUSA Liberty Bell March
COPLAND “Hoe Down” from Rodeo
COPLAND  Variations on a Shaker Melody from Appalachian Spring
TYZIK Armed Forces Song Medley
TYZIK “Call to Worship” from Pleasant Valley Suite
SOUSA Stars and Stripes Forever