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Lincoln Portrait: Images of Freedom
Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

Lincoln Portrait: Images of Freedom

Aaron Copland’s majestic Lincoln Portrait, a tribute to our nation’s sixteenth president, comes alive in a new way with photochoreography by Westwater Arts depicting images from the Civil War era. The program also includes Vaughan Williams’ hymn-woven Symphony No. 5 in D Major, together with Interludes by Philip Glass, and George Butterworth’s The Banks of Green Willow.

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Beat Beethoven! 10K Race, 5K Race/Walk, and 1 Mile Fun Run
Apr
28
10:30 AM10:30

Beat Beethoven! 10K Race, 5K Race/Walk, and 1 Mile Fun Run

Here’s the challenge: On April 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM, The Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform a LIVE Concert including the music of Ludwig van Beethoven on the beautiful campus of Alvernia University, Reading, PA. At 10:00 AM sharp, the downbeat of the music will signal the start of the 10K and 5K Run/Walk. Approximate performance time: 62 min—10K; 31 min—5K. Can you complete the course before the Beethoven concert is finished and receive an “I Beat Beethoven” button?

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Scandinavian Dreams
Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

Scandinavian Dreams

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The music of Sibelius embodies the spirit of Scandinavia and his Second Symphony is no exception, with its spirit of musical patriotism. The work is paired with Joel Puckett’s Short Stories, a series of eight vignettes, in a new arrangement for orchestra and string quartet, as well as Beethoven’s Egmont Overture.

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Scheherazade
Sep
22
7:30 PM19:30

Scheherazade

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Rimsky-Korsakov’s iconic piece which tells the tale of one of the world’s greatest storytellers is paired with Mussorgsky’s spell-binding Night on Bald Mountain and Prokofiev’s second Violin Concerto featuring British virtuoso Matthew Trusler.

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