Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra announces summer season

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — ​The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2022 summer season, which includes 16 concerts from July 2 – 29, kicks off with “Jurassic Park in Concert” on Saturday, July 2 in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre will also play host to Disney’s “The Little Mermaid in Concert Live to Film” on Saturday, July 9 and “National Geographic’s Symphony For Our World” on Saturday, July 23.

Elsewhere during the RPO’s summer season, the City of Rochester Parks Series takes place Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.:

  • July 5 – Susan B. Anthony Square Park (39 King St., 14608)
  • July 12 – Barrington Street Park (105 Barrington St., 14607)
  • July 19 – 500 Norton St., 14621 (behind Northeast Quadrant Neighborhood Service Center)
  • July 26 – Maplewood Rose Garden (250 Maplewood Ave., 14613)

Free outdoor concerts featuring the full orchestra include:

Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.: RPO @ I Square 

  • Friday, July 8: “RPO Under the Stars” (Parcel 5) with Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik
  • Wednesday, July 13: “RPO @ Ontario Beach Park” with Herb Smith, conductor 
  • Friday, July 15: “RPO @ Geneseo,” SUNY Geneseo’s Saratoga Field with post-concert fireworks (free, but ticket required)
  • Saturday, July 16: “RPO @ Frontier Field” with Byron Stripling, conductor (game ticket required)
  • Sunday, July 24: “RPO @ Perinton Center Stage Amphitheatre Concert Series” with Neil Varon, conductor (1100 Ayrault Rd, Fairport, 14450)

The remaining three summer RPO concerts are ticketed:

  • Thursday, July 21: “RPO @ Bristol Mountain”
  • Wednesday, July 27: “RPO @ Temple B’rith Kodesh” with Matthew Kraemer, conductor
  • Friday, July 29: “RPO @ Inlet” with Matthew Kraemer, conductor

Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, May 27 online at rpo.org, by phone at 585-454-2100 and in person at the Eastman Theatre Box Office. Tickets for children ages 3-17 start at $18 and are available by phone only.