The Classics
Yuja Wang, Piano Soloist

Two Russians, With Love
Saturday, October 6, 2007
Santander Performing Arts Center
8:00 PM

Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1
Yuja Wang, soloist

Rachmaninoff
Symphony No. 2

Hailed as an exceptional modern talent, Yuja Wangís career has suddenly received acclaim in major world capitals.

CONCERT SPONSORED IN PART BY Wachovia
SOLOIST SPONSORED IN PART BY Dr. & Mrs. Charles Lusch


Christopher Collins Lee,
Violin Soloist

The Struggle for Peace
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Santander Performing Arts Center
8:00 PM

Vaughan Williams
Symphony No. 6

Debussy
Prelude Afternoon of a Faun

Bruch
Violin Concerto in G Minor
Christopher Collins Lee, soloist

Currently enjoying his sixth season as Concertmaster of the RSO, Chris formerly held the same position with the New Jersey Symphony.

CONCERT SPONSORED IN PART BY Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Bengtson
SOLOIST SPONSORED IN PART BY The Sternbergh Concert Fund of the Reading Musical Foundation


Ršndel Wolfe, Organ Soloist

Mainly Strings
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Santander Performing Arts Center
8:00 PM

Holst
St. Paulís Suite

Poulenc
Organ Concerto
Ršndel Wolfe, soloist

DvorŠk
Serenade for Strings

Dr. Wolfe is the Director of Music at Trinity Lutheran Church in Reading and serves as Organist of the Kansas City Symphony.

CONCERT SPONSORED IN PART BY
Arrow International and National Penn Bank


Jonathan Carney,
Violin Soloist

An East Coast Premiere
Saturday, February 16, 2008
Santander Performing Arts Center
8:00 PM

Mussorgsky
Night on Bald Mountain

Korngold
Violin Concerto
Jonathan Carney, soloist

OíConnor
Symphony No. 1
Variations on Appalachia Waltz

Jonathan Carney was appointed concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2001 after twelve seasons in the same position with Londonís Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

CONCERT SPONSORED IN PART BY
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Maier II and M&T Bank


Yumi Kendall, Cello Soloist

Three Views of Classical Music
Saturday, March 15, 2008
Santander Performing Arts Center
8:00 PM

Prokofiev
Classical Symphony

Saint-SaŽns
Cello Concerto No. 1
Yumi Kendall, soloist

Mozart
Symphony No. 40

Yumi Kendall joined The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2004 as assistant principal cello after graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music.

CONCERT SPONSORED IN PART BY
Leesport Financial, Enersys, RSO League and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts


Roberto Diaz, Viola Soloist

Shostakovich at the Beginning
Saturday, April 12, 2008
Santander Performing Arts Center

Brahms
Tragic Overture

Bartůk
Viola Concerto
Roberto Diaz, soloist

Shostakovich
Symphony No. 1

Former principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Mr. Diaz is President and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music.

CONCERT SPONSORED IN PART BY
Carpenter Technology Corporation


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