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Ninety-Fourth Season [2006-2007]

“Simply the Best”

October 7th, 2006
Federico Cortese, conducting

Introduction from the Opera Khovanschina Modest Mussorgsky

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 47 Jean Sibelius

Nicolas Kendall, violin

Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 Ludwig van Beethoven

November 18th, 2006
“Mother Ginger” from the Ballet The Nutcracker,
“Mother Gigogne and the Clowns” Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Reading Symphony Junior String Orchestra
Richard Ney, conducting

Robert Franz, conducting

Seven Passages Behzad Ranjbaran

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E-flat Major Franz Liszt

Vitalij Kuprij, piano

Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47 Dmitri Shostakovich

January 20th, 2007
Andrew Constantine, conducting

“Carnival,” Concert Overture, Op. 92 Antonín Dvořák

Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra Richard Strauss

Liang Wang, oboe

Joyeuse March Emmanuel Chabrier
performed with RSYO Junior and Senior Members

Sospiri, Op. 70 Sir Edward Elgar

Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, “Enigma” Sir Edward Elgar

February 10th, 2007
Emil de Cou, conducting

Overture from the Incidental Music for
Goethe’s “Egmont,” Op. 84 Ludwig van Beethoven

“Como scoglio immoto occhi”
from the Opera Cosí fan tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jessica Jones, soprano

“Aprite un po quegli occhi”
from the Opera Le nozze di Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dean Elzinga, bass

“La ci daren la mano” from the Opera Don Giovanni Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jessica Jones, soprano; Dean Elzinga, bass

“Leonore Overture No. 3”, Op. 72b Ludwig van Beethoven

“Ha, velch ein Augenblick” from the Opera Fidelio Ludwig van Beethoven

Dean Elzinga, bass

“Abscheulicher” from the Opera Fidelio Ludwig van Beethoven

Jessica Jones, soprano

“Walkürenritt” from the Opera Die Walküre Richard Wagner

“Wotans Abschied” from the Opera Die Walküre Richard Wagner

“Siegfried Surmounts the Magic Fire and Beholds Brunnhilde,”
Orchestral Interlude from Act III of the Opera Siegfried Richard Wagner

“Dawn and the Rhine Journey,” Introduction from the
Prologue of the Opera Die Götterdämmerung Richard Wagner

“Siegfrieds Trauermusik” from the Opera Die Götterdämmerung Richard Wagner

“Feuermusik und Schluß” from the Opera Die Götterdämmerung Richard Wagner

March 10th, 2007
Karen Lynn Deal, conducting

Overture from the Opera Die nozze di Figaro Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30 Sergei Rachmaninoff

Roberto Plano, piano

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, “From the New World,” Opus 95 Antonín Dvořák

April 14th, 2007
“Farandole” from L’arlésienne Suite No. 2 Georges Bizet

[orchestrated, Ernest Guiraud]

Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra

Peter Brye, conducting

Paul Haas, conducting

Songs the Plants Taught Us Joshua Penman

Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 85 Sir Edward Elgar

Efe Baltacigil, cello

Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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