The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra this week said two new endowed chairs have been created. The Fred M. and Lurita Wechsler chair and The Lisk Morris Foundation Inc. chair are both funded in perpetuity. The Fred M. Wechsler Family Trust has ...Read More »
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support free arts programming for individuals with dementia and their caregivers. The grant was awarded through the foundation’s Public Affairs initiative and will support a ...Read More »
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed Maestro Andreas Delfs as its 13th music director in the organization’s 98-year history. A native of Flensburg, Germany, and graduate of the Hamburg Conservatory and Juilliard School of Music, Delfs has earned a reputation ...Read More »
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has received a $110,000 grant from M&T Bank to support its calendar of programming. The three-year commitment—$10,000 of which will support the M&T Bank Community Concert Tuesday—will provide the RPO with sustained funding to maintain and ...Read More »
Longtime Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Michael Butterman will mark his final season with the organization in 2017-18. Butterman was named RPO principal conductor for education & community engagement—the first endowed position of its kind in the country—in 2000, following a ...
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