Past Concerts

RPO - Rochester's Newest Ensemble

Below you will find past concerts given by The Rochester Pops Orchestra & Chorale.  There are selections that have been rented and/or hired so they may not be available in our lending library should you be looking for a loan.

Med City Medley
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Guest Vocalists: Karen Masbruch & Leslie Meyer

Overture from “Candide”
My Favorite Things
Someone Else’s Story
Main Theme from “E.T.”
Dust in the Wind
Colors of the Wind
Jellicle Ball
An American Symphony
Anything But Lonely
Highlights from Jurassic Park
St. Elmo’s Fire Theme
Fields of Gold
Disney Supertime

Christmas Joy
Sunday, December 21, 2014

Fanfare & Overture from “Agnus Dei”
Wizards in Winter
Gabriel’s Message
For Unto Us A Child is Born
Sing We Now of Christmas
Music from “Frozen”
I Saw Three Ships
It’s a Wonderful Christmas
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24
Once In Royal David’s City
O Little Town of Bethlehem
A Medley from “The Messiah”
O Holy Night!

All For Love
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Guest Vocalists: Leslie Meyer & Rob Meyer

It’s All About Love
It Takes Two
I Knew I Loved You
Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
Where Do I Begin?
Beauty and the Beast
Just the Way You Are
The Wind Beneath My Wings
Someone to Watch Over Me
You and I
The Greatest Love of All
Love Is An Open Door
The Rose
My Heart Will Go On
All the Love I Have
I’ll Be There
Love Changes Everything
Marvin Hamlisch in Concert

Beyond Imagination
Sunday April 26, 2015
Guest Vocalist: Kimberly Collins

Ragtime Orchestral Suite
Ordinary Miracles
Music from “Apollo 13”
Walking in the Air
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again
Super Mario Brothers Theme
Hymn to the Fallen
Gladiator Suite
Nella Fantasia
Bounty Hunter Theme
I Was Born For This
Concert Suite from “Dances With Wolves”
Once Upon a December
Driving Miss Daisy Suite

Sunday, October 11, 2015
Guest Vocalist: Alice Holst

Phantom Fantasia
Man of La Mancha Orchestra Selection
Send In the Clowns
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix
Danse Macabre
Orange Colored Sky
Highlights from “Wicked”

A Christmas Wish
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Guest Vocalists: Leslie Meyer & Laurie Helmers

Suite of Carols
A Christmas Overture
Be Born in Me
Santa Baby
A Mad Russian’s Christmas
Away In A Manger
When Love Came Down
Minor Alterations
The Night Before Christmas
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Christmas Lullaby
Toccata on “Carol of the Bells”
Carol Variations
Stille Nacht

Jealous of the Angels
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Guest Vocalist: Jenn Bostic

Josh Groban Gold
Not Yet
I Will Survive
Barry Manilow Selections for Orchestra
Breathe Again
Jealous of the Angels
The Best of Jim Brickman
Time After Time
You Got It
Let It Go
The Best of Billy Joel

Opening Night
Sunday, April 24, 2016

Les Miserables Symphonic Suite
Selections from “Cats”
Highlights from “The Sound of Music”
Aladdin Highlights
Overture to “Candide”
Mary Poppins Suite
Glory Overture
Highlights from “West Side Story”
Beauty and the Beast Highlights

Big Band In Concert
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Guest Vocalists: Darren Saner & Alice Holst

Salute to the Big Bands
Taking a Chance On Love
Night and Day
I Get a Kick Outta You
Summer Wind
Tribute to ‘Ol Blue Eyes
Everywhere You Go
I Have Dreamed
Something’s Gotta Give
Duke Ellington
Overture to “Girl Crazy”
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
You Make Me Feel So Young
Nice ‘n’ Easy
Day In Day Out
Sinatra Film Suite

The Season Will Never Grow Old
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Guest Vocalists: Audrey Rinkoski, Dylon Starr,
and Mickaela Pasch

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
All Year Long
Where Are You, Christmas?
Here Comes Santa Clause Medley
Love Came Down at Christmas
All is Well
Christmas Day
O Holy Night!
Christmas Fantasia
A Christmas “Jazz” Suite
Grown Up Christmas List
Minor Alterations, No. 2
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
The Christmas Waltz

At the Movies
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Guest Vocalists: Cassidy Besse &
The Mayo High School Choir

20th Century Fox Theme
Star Wars Main Theme
Once Upon A December
When You Believe
For Love of the Game Main Titles
Who Wants To Live Forever?
St. Elmo’s Fire Main Theme
Moon River
Bohemian Rhapsody
Silverado Highlights
Circle of Life
Forrest Gump 
Baby Mine
John Williams in Concert
Let the River Run

Back to Broadway
Sunday, April 30, 2017
The Rochester Pops Chorale

Selections from “Carousel”
Clusters of Crocus/Come To My Garden
Jesus Christ Superstar Medley
Symphonic Impressions from “The Music Man”
Love Changes Everything
Selections from “Gigi”
Tell Me It’s Not True
Jellicle Ball
Show Boat Overture
Highlights from “South Pacific”
Music from “Guys and Dolls”
Medley from “Mamma Mia”

At the Movies II
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Gettysburg Suite
Driving Miss Daisy
The Moldau
The Dark Knight Concert Suite
The Mission Symphonic Suite
The Chronicles of Narnia
Prince of Thieves Main Titles
The Prince of Tides
Concert Suite from “The Kingdom of the Skull”

Winter Wonderland
Sunday, December 17, 2017
The Rochester Pops Chorale
Guest Vocalist: Anastacia Wells-Steinberg

A Christmas Intrada
The Song of Christmas
Christmas Pipes
I Saw Three Ships
Ring Those Bells
Home For the Holidays
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Sing Noel
Winter Medley
Festival of Carols
The Christmas Song
Star of Bethlehem
Somewhere In My Memory

When You Wish Upon A Star
Sunday, April 29, 2018
The Rochester Pops Chorale

Walt Disney Classic Overture
The Lion King Suite
How Far I’ll Go
Do You Want To Build a Snowman?
Hercules Suite
The Magic of Disney
When You Wish Upon A Star
Cinderella Fantasy
101 Dalmations
Beauty and the Beast Suite

Film & Stage Works
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Guest Vocalist: Shawnessy Lau

The Magnificent Seven
The Rose
My Heart Will Go On
The Lord of the Rings Suite
The Greatest Showman
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Peabody & Sherman Main Theme
The Way We Were
Music Highlight from “Rocky”
Don’t Rain On My Parade
Gladiator Suite

Sunday, December 16, 2018
The Rochester Pops Chorale
Guest Vocalists: Triple Berry Pie

Christmas Overture
Not That Far From Bethlehem
We Need A Little Christmas
O Holy Night!
Swingin’ To the Sounds of the Season
The Promise
Christmas Carols Fantasy
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Joy To the World/When Love Came Down
Jingle Bells
All is Well
Hallelujah (Light Has Come)
Christmas At the Movies

Musicals, Musicals, Musicals
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Funny Girl Overture
Chicago Medley
Don’t Cry For Me Argentina/You Must Love Me
Chess Endgame #2
Suite from “Cats”
Ragtime Orchestral Suite
Suite from “Hamilton”
Serenade to Spring
You’ll Be In My Heart
Music from “Guys & Dolls”

Back to the 80’s
Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Rochester Pops Chorale

A Whitney Houston Tribute
You’re the Inspiration
Waiting For a Star to Fall
Roll With It
Miami Sound Machine Medley
Every Breath You Take
Journey’s Greatest Hits
Hard To Say I’m Sorry/Get Away
Best of Phil Collins
Let the River Run
Never Gonna Give You Up
Time After Time
Best of Billy Joel
Glory of Love

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Flash Main Theme
The Magic of Halloween
Highlights from “Wicked”
Nightmare on Elm Street Montage
Devil’s Dance
Danse Macabre
Psycho Prelude
Avatar Suite
Overture to “The Phantom of the Opera”
Jurassic Park Medley
Carol Anne’s Theme
The Nightmare Before Christmas Medley

Mistletoe & Holly
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Guest Vocalist: Mary Lieser

Holiday Montage
Where Are You, Christmas?
Mistletoe & Holly
Dwell Among Us
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Elf Suite
Santa Baby
It’s Christmastime
Christmas in the Caribbean
Merry Christmas, Darling
A Christmas Portrait
Christmas “Jazz” Suite
All I Want For Christmas Is You

Contemporary Classics
Sunday, February 16, 2020

Roots of Heaven Overture
The Golden Years
The Bird’s Lament
The January February March
Across the Stars
Goodbye, Mr. Chips Suite
First Day of Spring
Up In Lights
With Malice Toward None
An Ayrshire Serenade
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service