Upcoming Concerts and Events
Sat., May 2, 12:00 p.m.
KUNR NEVADA CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL AND RCO BROADCASTS
KUNR is broadcasting highlights from the 2014 Nevada Chamber Music Festival as well as the RCO's January 2015 concert Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. PST through February 9! Click here to see details of each broadcast. KUNR is at 88.7 FM in Reno and other nearby areas, and is also available on translators throughout northern Nevada and eastern California (listed at the station’s website). You can also listen via the station’s live Internet stream – just click on the “Listen Live” button at their website. So contact your friends around the world and let them know!
XIAO LAI ZHOU WINS RCO COLLEGE CONCERTO COMPETITION
Cellist Xiao Lai Zhou was the first prize winner in the RCO’s 26th annual College Concerto Competition, which took place on Saturday, January 17 at Nightingale Concert Hall. He will perform Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations with the RCO and guest conductor Tomasz Golka on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15. Congratulations to him and to all our great competitors! Click here to find out more
WELCOME TWO NEW RCO CONTRACT MUSICIANS
Last week the RCO held auditions for two orchestra positions. The audition committee awarded contracts for both, and we are very happy to be offering positions in the RCO to Second Oboist Jesse Barrett and Second Trumpeter Dwyane Hollenbach! We are delighted to have both of these wonderful players as part of the RCO Family.
SHARE YOUR RCO MEMORIES
To help us celebrate our fortieth season of music making, we’re asking you to contribute your thoughts about the RCO. Do you have a favorite memory, or concert, or moment that you would like to share? What makes the RCO special to you? You can type your thoughts and/or send us a document, photo, or video. Share Your RCO Memories
BENEFIT THE RCO AT AMAZON.COM AND ARKIVMUSIC
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RCO VIDEO OF THE WEEK
In honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 259th birthday on January 27, his Requiem Mass, K. 626, with soprano Gundula Janowitz, alto Christa Ludwig, tenor Peter Schreier, and bass Walter Berry, the Choir of the Vienna State Opera, and the Vienna Symphony conducted by Karl Böhm (filmed in 1971).