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Ninety-First Season [2003-2004]

September 20, 2003
Le Corsaire, Concert Overture,
after Fenimore Cooper and Byron, Opus 21 Hector Berlioz

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Opus 35 Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Aaron Rosand, violin

Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14a Hector Berlioz

October 25, 2003
Overture from the Opera L’Italiana in Algeri Gioachino Rossini

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22 Camille Saint-Saëns

Pauline Yang, piano

Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Opus 92 Ludwig van Beethoven

November 22, 2003
Divertimento for Orchestra Leonard Bernstein

Double Concerto for Two Trumpets Harold Farberman

Marvin Stamm and Neil Balm, trumpets

Jazz Fantasy on the Name B-A-C-H Stephen Prutsman

Stephen Prutsman, composer, piano

Concerto for Orchestra No. 1, “Naughty Limericks” Rodion Shchedrin

January 17, 2004
Overture from the Opera Cosě fan tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Adagio” in E Major, K. 261 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Christopher Collins Lee, Concertmaster, violin

[featuring a Guaneri violin once owned by Leopold Mozart]

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3
in G Major, K. 216 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Christopher Collins Lee, Concertmaster, violin

[featuring a Guaneri violin once owned by Leopold Mozart]

Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

February 14, 2004
“Prelude” from the Incidental Music for Pelléas et Mélisande,
after Maeterlinck, Op. 80, No. 1 Gabriel Fauré

Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra

Peter Brye, RSYO Music Director, conducting

Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture George Gershwin

[arranged by Robert Russell Bennett]

Rhapsody in Blue for Piano and Orchestra George Gershwin

[orchestrated by Ferde Grofé]

Lorin Hollander, piano

“Variation No. 18” from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
for Piano and Orchestra Sergei Rachmaninoff

Lorin Hollander, piano

Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

[arranged for soprano, tenor and orchestra by Sergei Taneyev]

Laura Heims, soprano

Brian Register, tenor

“Fra gli amplessi” from Cosě fan tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Laura Heimes, soprano

Brian Register, tenor

"Dein ist mein ganzes Herz” from the operetta
Das Land des Lachelns Franz Lehár

Brian Register, tenor

Lorin Hollander, piano

“Deh vieni, non tardar, o gioja bella” from the opera
Le nozze di Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Laura Heimes, soprano

Lorin Hollander, piano

Irish Tune from County Derry Percy Grainger
Lorin Hollander, piano

Boléro Maurice Ravel

March 6, 2004
Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G Minor, Op. 46, No. 8 Antonín Dvořák

[joined by juniors and seniors of the Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra]

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64 Felix Mendelssohn

Ayako Yoshida, violin

Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra Georges Bizet

[arranged by Franz Waxman]

Ayako Yoshida, violin

“Variations of Aegina” from the Ballet Spartacus Aram Khachaturian

Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Mussorgsky

[orchestrated by Maurice Ravel]

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