Now Preparing
our 2023/2024

Welcome to

Minnesota’s Rochester Symphony

Since 1919

Who We Are

A professional orchestra of 70 paid-per-performance musicians for six concert sets per season

A volunteer chorale of 90 talented voices performing two or more concerts per season

A dedicated staff and board auditioning four candidates to hire our one new Conductor/Maestro

A cornerstone of the arts

Rochester Symphony in Numbers


tickets sold per season


local musicians


concert sets per season


student & youth tickets

It’s An Exciting Time

There has never been a better time to join the Rochester Symphony community. In the upcoming season, you can expect:

  • A six-concert set season beginning in October 2023
  • A different conductor candidate at four concert sets
  • Four chances to bring youth at no cost with our Free Family Previews
  • A lively holiday concert in December featuring our chorale
  • A beautiful array of classical pieces performed by our talented orchestra

Rating: 5 out of 5.


So grateful for this excellent symphony right here in Rochester.

2023 Attendee

Rating: 5 out of 5.


Rochester Symphony and the Chorale are a marvelous gem for the Rochester community!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Fantastic quality”

The whole evening was a delight and musically outstanding. Excellent concert, from the first piece to the last note.

2023 Attendee

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