2022/23 Season

Welcome to the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 48th Season!

Join us in celebrating Maestro Kelly Kuo’s first full season with the RCO! New this season the orchestra will present six concerts! Performance locations are still being finalized and will be announced shortly. 

Tickets on sale soon!

October 8 & 9, 2022

The Spice of Life

Music Director Kelly Kuo returns to the stage to lead his first full season with the RCO. Works include a gorgeous opening by Faure, followed by a rare gem, Clarice Assad’s Violin Concerto. Closing the performance is a classic symphony for chamber orchestra, Franz Schubert’s tempestuous Second Symphony.

Please note: dates, venues, artists and works are subject to change pending confirmation during Summer 2022. The RCO will communicate final details and any changes to ticket holders as soon as possible.

FAURE  Masques et Bergamasques, Op. 11*

ASSAD  Violin Concerto (2004)*

SCHUBERT  Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major, D.125

*- denotes the RCO premiere of this work.

November 19 & 20, 2022

Fresh Air

Join us for a breath of fresh fall air. All works presented on this concert are first performances for the RCO. Jake Heggie’s one-act, one woman opera brings this classic artform to the 21st century, examining a woman’s hopes and feelings as she waits to meet a date for the first time.

Please note: dates, venues, artists and works are subject to change pending confirmation during Summer 2022. The RCO will communicate final details and any changes to ticket holders as soon as possible.

KORNGOLD  Much Ado About Nothing Suite*

MOZART  Serenade No. 11 for Winds, K. 375*

HEGGIE  At the Statue of Venus*

*- denotes the RCO premiere of this work.

February 18 & 19, 2023

Heritage

Explore classical music infused with folk and regional culture! From Bartok’s love of Eastern European folk themes, to Piazzolla’s infectious tango rhythms, this program promises an evening of musical adventure, before returning home to the familiar sounds of Haydn.

Please note: dates, venues, artists and works are subject to change pending confirmation during Summer 2022. The RCO will communicate final details and any changes to ticket holders as soon as possible.

BARTOK  Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz.133, BB.118 (Movements 2 and 3)

PIAZZOLLA  Aconcagua (Snow Covered Mountain)*

HAYDN  Symphony No. 60 in C Major, ‘Il Distratto’

 *- denotes the RCO premiere of this work.

March 18 & 19, 2023

It’s About Time

Take this concert title in both the literal and figurative sense. Kelly Kuo curates a program filled with RCO premiere performances, with works featuring dynamic female artists and the tick of a clock to bring the performance full circle. 

Please note: dates, venues, artists and works are subject to change pending confirmation during Summer 2022. The RCO will communicate final details and any changes to ticket holders as soon as possible.

 

MARTINES, MARIANNA Sinfonia in C Major*

LIEBERMANN, LOWELL  Flute Concerto*

MONTGOMERY, JESSIE  Starburst*

HAYDN  Symphony No. 101 in D Major, ‘Clock’*

*- denotes the RCO premiere of this work.

April 29 & 30,  2023

Baroque & Beyond 

Masters from the 1600s- from Bach to Vivaldi- created works and themes which have inspired generations of composers and listeners. Join us for an intimate program featuring solo performances by principal performers of the RCO. 

Please note: dates, venues, artists and works are subject to change pending confirmation during Summer 2022. The RCO will communicate final details and any changes to ticket holders as soon as possible.

MAGLE. FREDERICK  The Fairest of Roses*

TELEMANN  Don Quichotte Suite

VIVALDI  Concerto in C Major for 2 Trumpets, RV 537

WIANCKO  ‘La Follia’ Variations*

BACH  Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BMV 1067

 *- denotes the RCO premiere of this work.

May 20 & 21, 2023

The Brilliant Mind

Artistic genius can often be intertwined with mental illness, with many glowing examples of classical composers who struggled throughout their lives. This final program highlights the successes of three such men, who created triumphant works in spite of the challenges. The concert seeks to spotlight mental health awareness in our community while celebrating their contributions to our culture and shared humanity.

Please note: dates, venues, artists and works are subject to change pending confirmation during Summer 2022. The RCO will communicate final details and any changes to ticket holders as soon as possible.

 SCHUMANN/RAVEL  Carnaval, Op. 9*

POULENC  Sinfonietta*

BEETHOVEN  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor

*- denotes the RCO premiere of this work.