February 17/18, 2018


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Clive Greensmith, cello
Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 251
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Glazunov: Chant du ménestrel, Op.71
Foss: Capriccio for Cello and Small Orchestra
Bizet: Symphony in C major

Cellist Clive Greensmith, former cellist of the legendary Tokyo String Quartet, is featured in the Rococo Variations by Tchaikovsky as well as short compositions by Alexander Glazunov and Lukas Foss. Read More
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When: Sat February 17 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

February 17/18, 2018


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Clive Greensmith, cello
Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 251
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Glazunov: Chant du ménestrel, Op.71
Foss: Capriccio for Cello and Small Orchestra
Bizet: Symphony in C major

Cellist Clive Greensmith, former cellist of the legendary Tokyo String Quartet, is featured in the Rococo Variations by Tchaikovsky as well as short compositions by Alexander Glazunov and Lukas Foss. Read More
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When: Sun February 18 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

March 17/18, 2018


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Josef Spacek, violin
Dvorak: Suite in A major, Op. 98b "American"
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish"

Violinist Josef Spacek, Concertmaster of the famous Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, made a huge impression at the 2016 Nevada Chamber Music Festival. He performs Max Bruch's Scottish Fantasy with the RCO. Read More
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When: Sat March 17 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

March 17/18, 2018


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Josef Spacek, violin
Dvorak: Suite in A major, Op. 98b "American"
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op. 46
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish"

Violinist Josef Spacek, Concertmaster of the famous Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, made a huge impression at the 2016 Nevada Chamber Music Festival. He performs Max Bruch's Scottish Fantasy with the RCO. Read More
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When: Sun March 18 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

April 7/8, 2018


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
UNR Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers
(Dr. Paul Torkelson, director)
Tuur: Flamma
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504 "Prague"
Beethoven: Ah! perfido, Op. 65
Bruckner: Te Deum

In its annual collaboration with the University of Nevada, Reno Chamber Singers and Symphonic Choir, the RCO performs Anton Bruckner's Te Deum. Read More
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When: Sat April 7 2018 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

April 7/8, 2018


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
UNR Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers
(Dr. Paul Torkelson, director)
Tuur: Flamma
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504 "Prague"
Beethoven: Ah! perfido, Op. 65
Bruckner: Te Deum

In its annual collaboration with the University of Nevada, Reno Chamber Singers and Symphonic Choir, the RCO performs Anton Bruckner's Te Deum. Read More
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When: Sun April 8 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

Recent Concerts

Viva Italia! - Sat. Sep. 17, 2016


To start off the 2016-17 season, pianists Antonio Pompa-Baldi and Emanuela Friscioni, who made their enthusiastically-received Reno debuts at the 2015 Nevada Chamber Music Festival, return to perform with Maestro Theodore Kuchar and the Orchestra.
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When: Sat September 17 2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Viva Italia! - Sun. Sep. 18, 2016


To start off the 2016-17 season, pianists Antonio Pompa-Baldi and Emanuela Friscioni, who made their enthusiastically-received Reno debuts at the 2015 Nevada Chamber Music Festival, return to perform with Maestro Theodore Kuchar and the Orchestra.
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When: Sun September 18 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Myth & Romance - Sat. Oct. 15, 2016


Violinist Bella Hristova, a long-time RCO and Nevada Chamber Music Festival favorite, comes to Reno to perform the Violin Concerto her husband, David Ludwig, wrote for her as a wedding present.
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When: Sat October 15 2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Myth & Romance - Sun. Oct. 16, 2016


Violinist Bella Hristova, a long-time RCO and Nevada Chamber Music Festival favorite, comes to Reno to perform the Violin Concerto her husband, David Ludwig, wrote for her as a wedding present.
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When: Sun October 16 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Windflower and Wagner - Sat. Jan. 28, 2017


Violinist Catherine Manoukian has been praised for her innate musicality and imaginative artistry on orchestral, chamber music and recital stages. Her career began at age 12, with her orchestral debut with the Vancouver Symphony and, since then, her unique interest in both philosophy and music has led to a thoughtful professional path filled with international engagements and numerous recording projects.
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When: Sat January 28 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Windflower and Wagner - Sun. Jan. 29, 2017


Violinist Catherine Manoukian has been praised for her innate musicality and imaginative artistry on orchestral, chamber music and recital stages. Her career began at age 12, with her orchestral debut with the Vancouver Symphony and, since then, her unique interest in both philosophy and music has led to a thoughtful professional path filled with international engagements and numerous recording projects.
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When: Sun January 29 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Carl Topilow and Wu Man: “Cultural Counterpoint”

Carl Topilow is renowned worldwide for his versatility, whether he is holding a conductor’s baton or his trademark red clarinet. He is a multi-talented virtuoso who equally at home in classical and popular music both as conductor and instrumentalist. Carl’s pops performances blend light classical, swing, jazz, Broadway, Dixieland, and Klezmer music, usually finding occasion to include a number on his array of brightly colored clarinets.


Wu Man, recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, is a Grammy Award-nominated musician who has carved out a career as a soloist, educator and composer, giving her lute-like instrument – which has a history of over 2,000 years in China – a new role in both traditional and contemporary music.


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When: Sat February 25 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

Carl Topilow and Wu Man: “Cultural Counterpoint”

Carl Topilow is renowned worldwide for his versatility, whether he is holding a conductor’s baton or his trademark red clarinet. He is a multi-talented virtuoso who equally at home in classical and popular music both as conductor and instrumentalist. Carl’s pops performances blend light classical, swing, jazz, Broadway, Dixieland, and Klezmer music, usually finding occasion to include a number on his array of brightly colored clarinets.


Wu Man, recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, is a Grammy Award-nominated musician who has carved out a career as a soloist, educator and composer, giving her lute-like instrument – which has a history of over 2,000 years in China – a new role in both traditional and contemporary music.


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When: Sun February 26 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

National Symphony Orchestra Ukraine


The orchestra will be conducted by its “conductor laureate” none other than our very own RCO music director and conductor, Theodore Kuchar. This is one of forty three concerts being performed by the NSOUK in their 2017 North American tour.
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When: Sat March 18 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Spiritual Masterworks: Mourning – Healing


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
UNR Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers
(Dr. Paul Torkelson, director)
Kimwana Doner, soprano
Olga Perez Flora, mezzo soprano
Albert Lee, tenor
Errik Hood, bass-baritone
Haydn Symphony No. 44 in E minor "Trauer"
Dvorák Stabat Mater Op. 58

The RCO collaborates yet again with the University of Nevada, Reno Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers in a presentation titled “Spiritual Masterworks: Mourning-Healing”. The monumental Stabat Mater by Czech master Antonín Dvorák, a beautiful meditation on loss, acceptance, and hope for the future, is the centerpiece of this concert. Dvorák was moved to write the Stabat Mater -- a setting of a poem from the thirteenth century that deals with the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as seen from the perspective of the Virgin Mary -- on the deaths of three of his children within a two-year period. This very personal composition, first performed in 1880, won Dvorák great fame, as the work was soon presented in England, all over Europe, and even in the United States.
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When: Sat April 1 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

Spiritual Masterworks: Mourning – Healing


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
UNR Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers
(Dr. Paul Torkelson, director)
Kimwana Doner, soprano
Olga Perez Flora, mezzo soprano
Albert Lee, tenor
Errik Hood, bass-baritone
Haydn Symphony No. 44 in E minor "Trauer"
Dvorák Stabat Mater Op. 58

The RCO collaborates yet again with the University of Nevada, Reno Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers in a presentation titled “Spiritual Masterworks: Mourning-Healing”. The monumental Stabat Mater by Czech master Antonín Dvorák, a beautiful meditation on loss, acceptance, and hope for the future, is the centerpiece of this concert. Dvorák was moved to write the Stabat Mater -- a setting of a poem from the thirteenth century that deals with the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as seen from the perspective of the Virgin Mary -- on the deaths of three of his children within a two-year period. This very personal composition, first performed in 1880, won Dvorák great fame, as the work was soon presented in England, all over Europe, and even in the United States.
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When: Sun April 2 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

Annual Meeting

You are invited to attend the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s Annual Meeting of the Membership. The Annual Meeting will be followed by a pot luck dinner. Come and help us celebrate the conclusion of a successful year. Read More
When: Wed July 19 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: McKinley Arts and Culture Center

October 7/8, 2017


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Tanya Bannister, piano
Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"

Pianist Tanya Bannister, winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, performs Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 in a program that also features Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite. Read More
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When: Sat October 7 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

October 7/8, 2017


Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Tanya Bannister, piano
Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"

Pianist Tanya Bannister, winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, performs Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 in a program that also features Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite. Read More
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When: Sun October 8 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

November 11/12, 2017


Michael Sachs, guest conductor and trumpet
Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 2 in D major
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E major
Mozart: Serenade No. 9 in D major, K. 320 "Posthorn"

Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of the Cleveland Orchestra, guest conducts a program that includes his performance of Hummel's Trumpet Concerto and Mozart's "Posthorn" Serenade. Read More
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When: Sat November 11 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall

November 11/12, 2017


Michael Sachs, guest conductor and trumpet
Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 2 in D major
Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E major
Mozart: Serenade No. 9 in D major, K. 320 "Posthorn"

Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of the Cleveland Orchestra, guest conducts a program that includes his performance of Hummel's Trumpet Concerto and Mozart's "Posthorn" Serenade. Read More
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When: Sun November 12 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Nightingale Concert Hall