November 2017: Sinfonietta Extraordinaire
The orchestra gets intimate for a concert featuring some of the best repertoire for chamber music. Elegant Mozart, approachable Bach, graceful Copland, we get to see lesser well known sides to some of our most cherished composers.
October 2017: Beethoven and Friends
Join us as we explore music by some of Beethoven's most famous friends as well as his friendliest, most joyful symphony. We welcome back Rochester's own famous friend, pianist Horacio Nuguid, for a raucous romp on a favorite British patriotic tune.
April 2017: Journey Through Space
Our season finale reaches to the stars with a symphonic celebration of all things celestial. Immerse yourself in the beauty, mythology and mystery of the sun, moon and stars. Williams' Star Wars Suite tops this musical journey of interstellar proportions.
March 2017: An Opera Affair
Every heart will be pounding as the most dramatic moments of opera pour out one after another: the greatest wedding, grandest coronation, holiest hymn, rowdiest barn dance, and wildest party. Top area soloists join our Chorale for the best night at the opera Rochester has ever heard.
February 2017: From Death to Life
Explore the triumphant and tragic pathways between life and death as pianist Andrew Staupe joins us for an unconventional program filled with life's deepest emotions. Liszt, Strauss and Beethoven impart to us chants of death, celebrations of life and reflections on heavenly encounters.