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Since its founding by George Eastman in 1922, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has been committed to enriching and inspiring our community through the art of music. Currently in its 94th year, the RPO is dedicated to maintaining its high standard of artistic excellence, unique tradition of musical versatility, and deep commitment to education and community engagement. Today, the RPO presents up to 120 concerts per year, serving nearly 170,000 people through ticketed events, education and community engagement activities, and concerts in schools and community centers throughout the region. Nearly one-third of all RPO performances are educational or community-related. In addition, WXXI 91.5 FM rebroadcasts approximately 30 RPO concerts each year. For more information, visit

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TICKETS: The RPO Patron Services Center is located at 108 East Avenue, in downtown Rochester. Free 15-minute parking is available outside the RPO Patron Services Center, which is open Monday-Saturday 10 AM- 5 PM. Four-way flashers must be used when parking in these spaces. NIGHT-OF-CONCERT PURCHASES: For night-of-concert purchases, RPO will-call tickets and concert tickets are available at the Eastman Theatre Box Office (433 East Main Street) starting 90 minutes prior to concert time. PARKING: Paid parking for Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre is available at the East End Garage, located next to the theatre. Open entrances/exits change frequently while the garage is under construction. Visit for the most recent updates. Paid parking for the Performance Hall at Hochstein is available at the Sister Cities Garage, located behind the school at Church and Fitzhugh Streets. PRE-CONCERT TALKS: Philharmonics ticket-holders are welcome to attend free pre-concert talks, held one hour before all Philharmonics concerts in the orchestra level of the theatre. SERVICES FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES: Wheelchair locations and seating for those with disabilities are available at all venues; please see the house manager or an usher for assistance. Elevators are located in the oval lobby of Kodak Hall and in the East Wing. A wheelchair-accessible restroom is available on the first floor. SERVICES FOR HARD-OF-HEARING PATRONS: Audio systems are available at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre; headsets may be obtained from an usher prior to the performance. CHANGING SEATS: If you find it necessary to be reseated for any reason, please contact an usher who will bring your request to the House Manager. LOST AND FOUND: Items found in Kodak Hall will be held at the Eastman Theatre Box Office, 433 E. Main Street. For more info, call 585-274-3000. ELECTRONIC DEVICES: The use of cameras or audio recording equipment is strictly prohibited. Patrons are asked to turn off all personal electronic devices prior to the performance. REFRESHMENTS: Food and drink are not permitted in the concert hall, except for bottled water. Refreshments are available for purchase in Betty’s Café located on the orchestra level of Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. TICKET DONATION: If you are unable to attend a concert, please consider donating your tickets to us as a tax-deductible contribution. Return your tickets to the RPO no later than 2 PM the day of the performance to make them available for resale. Bravo is published cooperatively by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Rochester Business Journal Michelle Shippers | Editor, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Meg Spoto | Art Director, m dash studio Don Anderson | Program Annotator, Don Anderson © Editorial Offices: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra 108 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 585-454-7311 • Fax: 585-423-2256


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