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RPO recording nominated for two Grammy awards

American Rapture , a recording featuring the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Music Director Ward Stare with soloist Yolanda...
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Wed, 11/20/2019 - 8:41pm
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RPO concert features contemporary composers, strong women

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has played contemporary music on their concerts alongside older classics before -- but this weekend’s concert is...
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 11:16am
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Ward Stare to step down in 2021 as music director of the RPO

Ward Stare will be stepping down from his position as music director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at the end of the summer 2021, after seven...
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Mon, 05/13/2019 - 7:16am
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RPO announces new season, focusing on "trailblazers and innovators"

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra on Tuesday announced its 2019/20 Philharmonics and Pops Series. The RPO says that while two of the 14 Philharmonics...
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Tue, 02/26/2019 - 7:31am
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Connections: Previewing the RPO's 96th season

The RPO's 96th season will include music from the classic repertoire, as well as programming aimed at the family. We sit down with music director Ward...
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Wed, 02/28/2018 - 9:53am
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RPO announces 2018/19 season

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra announced its 2018/19 season at its fourth annual, free season preview concert Tuesday night in Kodak Hall at...
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Tue, 01/30/2018 - 5:47pm
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Ward Stare signs 3-year contract renewal with the RPO

The music director and conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will be around for a while longer. The RPO announced on Monday that Ward Stare...
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Mon, 12/04/2017 - 8:45am
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Busy times for WXXI Radio

I hope you had a chance to listen to the live broadcast of the RPO's Carnegie Hall concert on May 7th. Classical 91.5 was the only place you could have heard it in Rochester and the response has been nothing short of overwhelming — both for the performance and the presentation on WXXI-FM. As a result, we have had many requests for CDs or rebroadcasts of the RPO performance.

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Let it go! It's time to celebrate women's music on WXXI-FM

Women composers’ music has never been more interesting or prolific, and you’ll hear splendid examples of it throughout the month of March.  On Classical 91.5, we'll start the day with inspired music, arts news, features, and the latest headlines.  The Mystery piece airs at 6:40.

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