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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.
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 http://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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