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Eighty-ninth Season [2001-2002]

October 6 and 7, 2001
Die Weihe des Hauses, ConcertOverture, Op. 124
Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto in AMinor, Op. 16
Edvard Grieg

Piano Concerto No. 2in F Major, Op. 102
Dmitri Shostakovich
Simon Mulligan, piano

Pinidi Roma, Symphonic Poem
Ottorino Respighi

November 17 and18, 2001
“In Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Giuseppe Verdi
Overture from the Opera Nabucco
Giuseppe Verdi

“Va pensiero”from the Opera Nabucco
Giuseppe Verdi
Reading Choral Society; DavidDeVenney, director

“Quando le sere alplacido” from the Opera Luisa Miller
Giuseppe Verdi
Perry Price, Rodolfo

“Libiamo,ne’lieti calici” from the Opera LaTraviata, “Toasting Song”
Giuseppe Verdi
Heather Thompson, Violetta;Perry Price, Alfredo
Reading Choral Society; DavidDeVenney, director

“Un dì, felice”from the Opera La Traviata
Giuseppe Verdi
Heather Thompson, Violetta;Perry Price, Alfredo

“Vedi! Le foschenotturne spoglie” from the Opera IlTrovatore, “Anvil Chorus”
Giuseppe Verdi
Reading Choral Society; DavidDeVenney, conducting

Prelude from theOpera Un ballo in maschera
Giuseppe Verdi

“Ecco l’orrdocampo” from the Opera Un balloin maschera
Giuseppe Verdi
Heather Thompson, Amelia

“Teco io stò”from the Opera Un ballo inmaschera, “Love Duet”
Giuseppe Verdi
Heather Thompson, Amelia; PerryPrice, Riccardo

Overture from theOpera La forza del destino
Giuseppe Verdi

“Nothung!Neidliches Schwert!” from the Opera Seigfried
Richard Wagner
PerryPrice, Siegfried

“Fleigtheim, ihr Raben!” from the Opera Götterdämmerung
Richard Wagner
Heather Thompson,Brünnhilde

Prelude from theOpera Aida
Giuseppe Verdi

“TriumphalScene” from the Opera Aida
Giuseppe Verdi
Reading Choral Society; David DeVenney,director

January 12 and13, 2002
Symphony in B-flatMajor, Op. 18, No. 2 {?}
Johann Christian Bach

Symphony No. 1 in CMajor, Op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sarah Hatsuko Hicks,assistant conductor, conducting

Concerto for Celloand Orchestra No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1
Franz Joseph Haydn
Douglas McNames, principalcellist, cello

Symphony No. 41 in CMajor, K. 551, “Jupiter”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

February 9 and 10, 2002
“The Great Lover”
from the Musical Comedy On the Town
Leonard Bernstein

Rag-Time for Eleven Instruments
Igor Stravinsky

Tahiti Trot, after Vincent Youmans’ “Tea for Two,” Op. 16
Dmitri Shostakovich

“Five O’clock Fox Trot” from the Fantasie lyrique
L’Enfant et les sortilèges
Maurice Ravel

Excerpts from Suite for Chamber Orchestra
and Jazz Piano Trio

Claude Bolling

“Gracieuse”
“Aria”
“Enjouée”

Synchronicity for Jazz Quartet and Orchestra
Paul Nash
[première performance]

The Western Jazz Quartet

An American in Paris
, Tone Poem
George Gershwin

March 9 and 10, 2002
Symphony No. 2 in G Major
Frederick the Great

Le Quattro Stagioni, Op. 8, Nos. 1-4
Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for Violin, Strings and Bass Continuo No. 1, La primavera

Concerto for Violin, Strings and Bass Continuo No. 2, L’estate

Concerto for Violin, Strings and Bass Continuo No. 3, L’autunno

Concerto for Violin, Strings and Bass Continuo No. 4, L’inverno

Charles Castleman, violin

Symphony No. 101 in D Major, “The Clock”
Franz Joseph Haydn

April 6 and 7, 2002
“Nimrod” from Enigma Variations
Edward Elgar

Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra; Peter J. Brye, director

Overture from the Opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Gioachino Rossini

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Ludwig van Beethoven

Matthew Bengtson, piano

Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
Sergei Rachmaninov

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