RPO Concert for Ukraine on WXXI Classical

RPO Concert for Ukraine on WXXI Classical

Tue, 04/12/2022 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

WXXI Classical is pleased to bring you this specially recorded Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert in support of Ukraine, performed on March 12.

On March 12, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra presented a benefit concert for Ukraine, with proceeds going to support relief efforts, including medical aid and humanitarian assistance. Led by RPO Music Director Andreas Delfs, the program featured works by Ukrainian composers, and the U.S. premiere of Yevhen Stankovych’s Violin Concerto Number 5, performed by Eastman School of Music Professor of Violin Oleh Krysa. Ruth Phinney hosts. RPO Concert for Ukraine airs Tuesday, April 12 at 12 p.m. on WXXI Classical. (It will repeat Sunday, April 24 at 12 p.m.)

All proceeds from the concert went directly to Rochester’s ROC Maidan, a non-profit organization that is a part of the Ukrainian Cultural Center of Rochester. For more information about ROC Maidan and how you can make a donation, click here.

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