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Haydn - Symphony No. 22, “The Philosopher”
Allen Shawn - Oboe Concerto (World Premiere-RPO Commission)
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5
Ward Stare, conductor
Erik Behr, oboe
(The Dr. Jacques M. Lipson Chair)
Dive into the depths of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth, a sweeping musical cosmos filled with brooding darkness and aching beauty. The symphony’s colossal ending—replete with blazing brass fanfares and thunderous timpani—is guaranteed to leave you exhilarated. A not-to-be-missed evening also features the grand unveiling of Allen Shawn’s Oboe Concerto, an RPO-commissioned work that was written specifically for RPO Principal Oboe Erik Behr.
For more information on the event and tickets, visit the
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) website at www.rpo.org or call
the Patron Services Center at (585) 454-2100.
All concerts are free unless otherwise noted. All concerts listed are open to the public. Please note that all concerts are subject to change.
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