With the holiday season swiftly approaching, families and friends have the opportunity to visit many Rochester NY music events in the upcoming months. There has always been a wide variety of things to do in Rochester, but with the involvement of high quality musical establishments such as the Eastman School of Music, and the Eastman Theatre, the Rochester music events are always a must for music lovers, especially during the holiday months.
Located in Downtown Rochester, NY, the Eastman Theatre is the main building for the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. The theatre is a beautiful, and historic venue, established in the year of 1922 by the founder of Kodak, George Eastman. The theatre is the main hall for the Eastman School’s larger ensembles, including performances by its orchestras, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles, and chorale. The theatre originally contained 3,094 seats, but was recently revised to become an approximately 2,400-seat concert hall, with state-of-the-art acoustics optimized for symphonic, popular and chamber music performances. In 2004, the theatre underwent a $5 million dollar renovation project, and additional renovations in 2009, costing an incredible $10 million that was donated by the Eastman Kodak company.
Rochester event listing for Rochester NY music at the Eastman Theatre provides music lovers with many intriguing performances to see this winter. Towards the end of November, the popular ballet performance of “The Nutcracker” will begin a series of six performances, beginning on November 29th, and concluding on December 1st. Additionally, other popular holiday performances such as the “Gala Holiday Pops” will being a series of 4 performances at the Eastman theatre, starting on December 20th, and concluding on December 22nd.
These popular musical and dance performances provide multiple opportunities for music and dance lovers to see. “The Nutcracker” can be seen at two separate times each day from November 29th, through December 1st. Comparatively, the “Gala Holiday Pops” will do the same, performing twice a day during their event dates from December 20th, through December 22nd. If you wish to check out these popular, and enjoyable performances, at the incredible venue of The Eastman Theatre, visit ticketmaster.com or the Eastman Theatre’s website for the Rochester calendar, and additional event/ticket information.
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