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Summer Concerts 2011 - Summertime Sizzles with your RPO!

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From the end of June to the end of July, there's something for everyone during this RPO summer season. The RPO returns to CMAC in Canandaigua with Red, White, and Boom!—complete with fireworks and the 1812 Overture. And your entire family will adore the spellbinding experience of hearing John Williams’ music from your favorite movies, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Indiana Jones. Kids 12 and under are free on the lawn for all RPO CMAC concerts.

It’s Summertime in the City as the RPO performs its first summer concerts in the air-conditioned comfort of Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Jeff Tyzik conducts a concert version of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, as well as music by Duke Ellington. Then, it’s the Magical Music of Disney, with enchanting images on the big screen set to symphonic arrangements—and kids' tickets start at $10!

Join us as we celebrate Jeff Tyzik’s 60th Birthday in style as we wrap up our summer season at this extraordinary concert—with all proceeds benefiting the RPO Musicians’ Pension Fund.  Jeff's Birthday Benefit Bash will treat audiences to an incredible range of your favorite works, including some of Jeff’s own, which will feature RPO musicians.  And… we promise a few extra surprises, as some of Jeff’s close friends will join us to perform on stage!  You won’t want to miss this remarkable birthday bash as we honor our remarkable Principal Pops Conductor, and pay tribute to our world-class musicians.

World-class conductors and guest artists perform at our Midsummer Classics series featuring the Schubert's "Unfinished" and more at Hochstein. We're back downtown to reprise our incredible Independence Day Celebration on the Main Street Bridge, complete with fireworks; and the Eastman Summer Conducting Institute returns. Plus, the RPO performs concerts at Ontario Beach, SUNY Geneseo, Frontier Field, and Temple B’rith Kodesh.

Tickets for summer concerts are on sale now. Stay tuned for more information on all that is in store for you this summer!

Presented by: 
The Elaine P. and Richard U. Wilson Foundation

Stormtrooper image by Gelfand-Piper.

Midsummer Classics

July 6: Phenomenal Fortepiano!; July 13: Schubert's Unfinished; and July 27: Dynamic Double Bass! All three concerts at Performance Hall at Hochstein.

Ontario Beach Concert 2011

June 29 at 7:00 pm, Ontario Beach Park; free - Michael Butterman, conductor

Independence Day Celebration!

July 4 at 9:00 pm, Main Street Bridge near the Convention Center; free - Michael Butterman, conductor; Douglas Lowry, narrator

Summer Spectacular with Fireworks

July 8 at 8:30 pm, SUNY Geneseo - Jeff Tyzik, conductor

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

July 17 at 8:30 pm, Frontier Field - Jeff Tyzik, conductor

Extraordinary Young Conductors from Eastman Summer Conducting Institute

July 21 at 7:30 pm, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

Temple B’rith Kodesh Benefit Concert

July 28 at 7:30 pm, Temple B'rith Kodesh - Jeff Tyzik, conductor; Eddy Wang, piano

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