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Streaming March 15th through April 29th

Rob Simonds, violin (Principal Second Violin)
Willa Finck, violin
Melissa Matson, viola
Lars Kirvan, cello

CARLOS SIMON   Warmth from other Suns

Celebrate the life and legacy of Rochester’s own Frederick Douglass! Brought to you in partnership with Frederick Douglass Family Initiative
this program is FREE to the public!

Streaming March 18th through May 2nd

RAVEL   Introduction and Allegro
DEBUSSY   Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
TCHAIKOVSKY   String Sextet in D minor, “Souvenir de Florence,” Op. 70

This program opens with Maurice Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet, written in 1905 to showcase the new chromatic harp. Claude Debussy’s Sonata for flute, viola, and harp, originally planned to feature a flute, oboe, and harp has since set an instrumentation standard for ensembles. Sketched in part during his visit to Florence, Italy, Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence” is set in a four-movement form which includes Russian and folk-like melodies typical of the emerging Russian compositions of the time.

Streaming April 3rd through May 18th 

Jeff Tyzik, conductor

Celebrate National Film Score Day with Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik and your RPO with music from some of the greatest films ever produced for the silver screen!

 Streaming April 15th through May 30th

Andreas Delfs, conductor

MOZART   Symphony No. 38, “Prague”
DVOŘÁK   Czech Suite in D major, Op. 39

Popularly known as the “Prague Symphony,” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s composition premiered on January 19th, 1787, in the fashionable city due in part to the composer’s immense popularity there. Written nearly a century later, Antonin Dvořák’s Czech Suite incorporates themes of Czech folk dances – a fitting tribute to the Czech composer’s tremendous pride in his motherland. 

Streaming April 29th through June 13th 

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Camille Zamora, soprano

Join Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Buenos Aires! Featuring Georges Bizet’s Carmen Suite, Manuel de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Ernesto Lecuona’s Andalucia, Jeff Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!

 Streaming May 6th through June 20th 

Andreas Delfs, conductor

MAHLER arr. K. Simon   Symphony No. 4 

Based on a collection of German folk poetry, Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony takes inspiration from a single song of a child’s vision of Heaven. Join Music Director Andreas Delfs and your RPO as we take you through a mystical journey through stormy and striking passages – only to emerge in a symphonic glow of serenity and peace. 

Streaming May 27th through July 11th

STRAVINSKY  Octet for Wind Instruments
JANÁČEK   Mládí (Youth)
BRUCH   Octet for Strings in B-flat major

Igor Stravinsky’s Octet opens the program, a fantastic composition that links the second and third movements without a break – a testament to the genius of one of the 20th century’s most influential composers. Leoš Janáček’s Mládí (Youth), completed in the early 1920s, shows the emergence of the Czech composer from his “youthful mood” to a more mature and experimental artist. Max Bruch’s Octet in B-flat major, one of his last works, expresses the late Romanticist’s hope of renewed health for his nation and his person.

Streaming June 1st through July 16th

Andreas Delfs, conductor

SCHREKER   Kammersymphonie
BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 1

Written amid the First World War, Franz Schreker’s Kammersymphonie (Chamber Symphony)concentrates the essence of his late romantic/expressionist style into a passionate and mesmerizing symphonietta in a single movement. Inspired by the works of Haydn and Mozart, the use of sforzandi and sudden shifts in dynamics and tempo makes Ludwig van Beethoven’s First Symphony a composition undeniably his.

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