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The RPO Strikes Back…

Rochester, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2006 – Join the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, March 19 at 2 p.m. in the Eastman Theatre for an afternoon of music devoted to one of Hollywood’s favorite film composers, John Williams. RPO Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik leads the orchestra in a program that includes music from Catch Me If You Can, Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler’s List, Star Wars, Superman and more. Ticketholders are invited to attend a complimentary Bagel Brunch beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at Miller Center (formerly Eastman Place).

General admission tickets are $15, $10 for seniors, students, subscribers & donors, available online 24/7 at, by phone (454-2100) and in person from the RPO Box Office, and at all Wegmans Video Departments. RPO Box Office Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (non-concert Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.). The Wegmans Video Department is open seven days a week, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. A convenience fee may apply.

The Casual Sunday Matinee Series is sponsored by the Democrat and Chronicle and Strong Health.

Celebrating its 83rd season in 2005-06, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s mission is to perform and present a broad range of quality music; attract, entertain and educate audiences with superior musical performances; maintain and build the Orchestra’s national reputation; and enhance the reputation of the Rochester community as a place in which to live, work, play, visit and learn.

RPO performances are made possible in part with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency; the State of New York; the County of Monroe; the City of Rochester; and American Airlines, the official airline of the RPO.