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May concert postponed. New date to be determined.

“Music can heal the wounds that medicine cannot touch.” ― Debasish Mridha Our music will play on! The Rochester Symphony Orchestra is postponing its May concert to a later date. Thank you for your continued support of the RSO. We will provide an update to our patrons once a new schedule can be secured. For those who have already ... More

Rochester Symphony Orchestra names Young Artist Competition winner

Student from Farmington High School is 2020 recipient (Rochester, MI) The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is proud to announce the winner of its annual Young Artist Competition. Violinist Susie Lee, 17, a senior at Farmington High School, captured the title for 2020.  She has played with the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra ... More

2019 Annual Fund Campaign

The RSO is asking for you to consider a year-end gift to help us deliver another year of great performances. More

Rochester Symphony Orchestra Guild hosts Dave Bennett Quartet

Rochester Symphony Orchestra hosts Dave Bennett Quartet The Rochester Symphony Guild will host Taste & Tunes, a fundraising event, Saturday, Nov. 9, featuring the renown Dave Bennett Quartet. The evening begins at 6:30 pm with cocktails (cash bar), followed by a gourmet dinner, musical entertainment, and a silent auction featuring ... More

Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast – May 2, 2019

Special thanks for including the Rochester Symphony Orchestra in the 2019 Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The mission of the Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee is to host an annual prayer breakfast in recognition of the National Day of Prayer to bring together the greater Rochester community in fellowship, ... More

Rochester Symphony Orchestra names Young Artist Competition winner

Student from Washtenaw International High School is 2019 recipient (Rochester, MI) The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is proud to announce the winner of its 2019 Young Artist Competition. Shuheng Zhang, 16, a pianist and student at Washtenaw International High School, captured the title this year. He is a proud young scholar of ... More

RSO Receives 2018 Best of Rochester Award

ROCHESTER December 3, 2018 -- Rochester Symphony Orchestra has been selected for the 2018 Best of Rochester Award in the Musician category by the Rochester Award Program. Each year, the Rochester Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. ... More

2018 Annual Fund Drive

Dear RSO members and friends, Thank you for sharing in this annual event that affords us the opportunity to continue the tradition of excellence. We can’t do it without you! The RSO hopes you will consider a year-end gift to help us deliver great performances. Why your gift Matters. Ticket sales revenue, though robust over the past ... More

Taste & Tunes featuring Dave Bennett

A Benefit for the Rochester Symphony Orchestra Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:30pm to 10pm Join us for an evening of fine dining and entertainment at the Taste & Tunes fundraiser! This $75 event features the multi-talented Dave Bennett a clarinet virtuoso who plays electric guitar, piano, drums, AND vocalizes. Saluting Swing to Rock: ... More

Annual Meet the Maestro Luncheon

In the beautiful setting of the Conservatory at the Royal Park Hotel, our annual Meet the Maestro Luncheon was held and a good time was had by all. Guests were treated to a violin and cello concert performed by our own Maestro Zeljko Milicevic and principal cellist, Susan Clark Joul. The RSO Board is grateful for the support of this ... More