Experience Rochester

From our city’s rich history to the plethora of activities, businesses and dining options, there’s plenty of things to do in Rochester before you attend one of our performances!

Every year, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra performs six free concerts at various community venues, bringing the orchestra experience closer to you! With a performance list of classics and familiar favorites, there’s something for everyone at one of our performances.


Check back for a list of venues for the 2018/19 Season!

Restaurant Rewards

Besides Kodak Hall’s very own Betty’s Cafe, which serves up light food options an hour and a half before performances, there are plenty of dining options to choose from in Rochester! What’s even better is that many offer special rewards to those attending one of our performances.

RPO ticketholders can take advantage of special offers at local businesses throughout the area on RPO concert days. Just show your concert tickets or tickets reminder email at the following participating restaurants, bars, and cafés. All offers valid during the 2018/19 season only through June 1, 2019.

Here’s a list of some of the places you can enjoy dinner at before coming to Kodak Hall:

Max of Eastman Place

25 Gibbs St
Rochester, NY 14604


Complimentary glass of wine or dessert with purchase of a dinner entrée on RPO concert evenings.

Unter Biergarten

120 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604


10% off your entire bill.

Branca Midtown

280 East Broad St.
Rochester, NY 14604


10% off entire bill

Morton's Steakhouse

Located in the Hyatt Regency Rochester

125 East Main St.
Rochester, NY 14604


Complimentary dessert with purchase of two entrées. Not valid with any other offer or promotion. Valid only at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Rochester.


200 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604


$6 off glass of wine and $20 bottles of wine


Located in the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown

155 Main St.
Rochester, NY 14604


10% discount off the entire bill


130 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604


10% off entire bill

Plan Your Night

If it’s your first time attending a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra performance, here’s some of the information that will make your experience much more enjoyable!

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