Date Range


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra: Tchaikovsky 5 + World Premiere

Event Details
  • Location:
    Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
  • Date:
    Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Time:
    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Event Description


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 or call the Patron Services Center at (585) 454-2100.

General ESM Concert Info

All concerts are free unless otherwise noted. All concerts listed are open to the public. Please note that all concerts are subject to change.

Ticket InformationPerformance Halls

Got updates? Notice Omissions? Contact


Date Range