Get Out and Enjoy the Sun With Your RPO!

From symphonic classics to the sounds of New Orleans jazz, there’s something for everyone to enjoy with your RPO outdoors this summer!

The RPO’s top priority is the health and safety of patrons, staff, musicians and guest artists. With expert guidance from Trillium Health, local, state and national public health officials, we have developed protocols that will be kept up-to-date throughout the summer. For full information on these policies, please click here.

RPO Outdoors Summer Series is made possible with the generous support of:

Official Media Sponsor

Around the Town Neighborhood Concerts

Join your RPO for a free ensemble concert! No tickets required.

Tuesday, June 22: RPO Marimba Band – Maplewood Rose Garden Pavilion, 24 Driving Park Ave.
Tuesday, June 29: RPO Brass Quintet – 500 Norton St.
Wednesday, July 14: RPO Wind Quintet – Susan B. Anthony Square Park, 31 Madison St.

 

Around the Town Neighborhood Concerts are made possible with the generous support of:


in partnership with

Park Avenue Neighborhood Association
Susan B. Anthony Neighborhood Association
Maplewood Neighborhood Association
Joseph Avenue Arts and Culture Alliance

Celebración Sinfónica
June 17 & 18, 2021   7:30 PM
Perinton Center Stage Amphitheater

Enrico Lopez-Yañez, conductor

Join conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez and your RPO as we take you through a musical journey from San Juan to São Paulo! Enjoy works by some of Latin America’s greatest composers, including Astor Piazzolla, Ernesto Lecuona, Juan Garrido, and more!

RPYO at the JCC!
June 20, 2021   7:30 PM
Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage at the JCC

Leah McGray, conductor
Armand Hall, conductor
James Mick, conductor
Andrew Guo, violin

Join the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra at the Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage at the JCC for an afternoon of music! Enjoy this FREE concert featuring works by Roger Zare, Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky, Aaron Copland, Nicole Piunmo, Felix Mendelssohn, and more! 

Cinematic Classics
June 24 & 25, 2021   7:30 PM
Perinton Center Stage Amphitheater

Enrico Lopez-Yañez, conductor

Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez takes you through symphonic sounds created for the small and silver screen! Including music by John Williams, Danny Elfman, Alan Silvestri, Alan Menken, and more!

RPO Outdoors: Kids Concerts
June 26, 2021   10:00 AM & 11:30 AM
July 25, 2021    1:00 PM & 2:30 PM
Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage at the JCC

TICKETS ON SALE SOON

Bring the little ones to our fantastic and kid-friendly concerts at the Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage at the JCC of Rochester.

 

RPO Outdoors: Kids Concerts is made possible with additional support from:

Brighton Office

Red, White & BOOM!
July 3, 2021 8:00 PM
Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
 

Let freedom ring! Celebrate America’s birthday with conductor William Waldrop and your RPO. Enjoy stirring Sousa spectaculars, favorite toe-tappers, and inspiring anthems as the orchestra performs your favorite red, white and blue melodies complete with fireworks!

Tickets sold exclusively through Ticketmaster. 

 

Red, White & BOOM is made possible with additional support from:

RPO Outdoors at Ontario Beach
July 7, 2021   7:30 PM
Ontario Beach Park

Herb Smith, conductor

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and join your RPO for a FREE concert on the beach!

The Sounds of New Orleans
July 9 & 10, 2021   7:30 PM
Perinton Center Stage Amphitheater

TICKETS ON  SALE SOON

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Byron Stripling, trumpet & vocals

The good times roll with music from New Orleans natives like Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson & Louis Armstrong. From street parades in the French Quarter to late-night jams in the city’s famed clubs, you’ll enjoy this concert as it transforms into an unforgettable New Orleans-style celebration with Byron Stripling leading the way!

 

Sounds of New Orleans is made possible with additional support from:

Summer Melodies
July 16, 2021   7:00 PM
Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage at the JCC

TICKETS ON  SALE SOON

Larry Loh, conductor

Bring your friends and family and enjoy your RPO in one of the newest outdoor venues in town! Larry Loh conducts an evening of light classics at the Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage at the JCC of Rochester.

 

Summer Melodies is made possible with additional support from:


Brighton Office

 

RPO Outdoors at Bristol Mountain
July 17, 2021   7:30 PM
Bristol Mountain Ski Resort

TICKETS ON  SALE SOON

Larry Loh, conductor

Bring your friends and family and enjoy your RPO in the heart of the Finger Lakes! Larry Loh conducts an evening of delightful music at Bristol Mountain.

Nothin’ But The Blues
July 22 & 23, 2021   7:30 PM
Perinton Center Stage Amphitheater

TICKETS ON  SALE SOON

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Shayna Steele, vocals

Popular music today has been influenced by the popular music of the past. Rochester’s favorite Shayna Steele returns to the stage this summer as we pay tribute to the legendary artists of the Blues genre, including Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ma Rainey, and others.

RPO Outdoors in Pittsford
July 28, 2021  6:30 PM
Pittsford Community Library

Matthew Kraemer, conductor

Bring your friends and family and enjoy your RPO in beautiful downtown Pittsford! Matthew Kraemer conducts a FREE concert at Pittsford’s Community Library.

RPO Outdoors in Pittsford is made possible with additional support from:

THE NEW YORK STATE CANAL CORPORATION

RPO Outdoors in Inlet
July 30, 2021   Arrowhead Park

Matthew Kraemer, conductor

A highlight of the Inlet social calendar! Matthew Kraemer and your RPO make the journey to Inlet, New York, for a day of delightful music in the scenic lakeside town.

 

Tickets are available exclusively through the Inlet Information & Tourism Office.

RPO Outdoors at Brockport
August 5, 2021   6:30 PM
Brockport Welcome Center

Matthew Kraemer, conductor

Bring your friends and family and enjoy your RPO in the great outdoors! Matthew Kraemer conducts this FREE concert in Brockport, NY!

 

RPO Outdoors at Brockport is made possible with the additional support from: 
THE NEW YORK STATE CANAL CORPORATION

Seating Chart

Stay tuned to this page and social media as we announce more concerts throughout the summer!