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Today's concert is made possible in part by the generosity of the UNR School of Music


Music Director Kelly Kuo


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Guest Assistant Conductor Yoona Jeong


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The Reno Chamber Orchestra is supported in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency; and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency

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Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3

     Ottorino Respighi  (1897-1936)

     I. Italiana 

     II. Arie Di Corte 

     III. Siciliana 

     IV. Passacaglia 



Oboe Concerto in A minor

     Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872-1958) 


     I. Rondo Pastorale

     II. Minuet and Musette

     III. Finale (Scherzo)

     Jennifer Corning Lucio, Oboe



Concerto Grosso

     Errollyn Wallen  (b. 1958)      

     I. Allegor

     II. Larghetto

     III. Allegro

     IV. Grave. Faster, with a groove

     Ruth Lenz, Violin

     Scott Faulkner, Bass

     James Winn, Piano

Concerto Grosso No. 1, B. 59

         Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)


     I. Prelude

     II. Dirge

     III. Pastorale and Rustic Dances

     IV. Fugue

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Kelly Kuo, Conductor  

     Elizabeth & Gilbert Lenz Podium

Yoona Jeong, Guest Assistant Conductor  

Jennifer Corning Lucio, Oboe   


First Violins  

Ruth Lenz*, Concertmaster

       A friend of Ruth Lenz & the RCO

Margeaux Maloney*, Associate Concertmaster  

      Walter L. Dillard Memorial Chair

Olga Archdekin*

     Norm & Jan Ziomek Chair

Matt Means

David Haskins*

   Sponsored by Robert Seale

Ivanka Dilll


Second Violins  

 Cal Lewis, Acting principal second 

     Mary & John Tozzi Chair

Caryn Neidhold*

     Sponsored by Judith Simpson

Jessica Escobar

Alison Harvey  

Elizabeth Lenz

Laurentiu Norocel


Dustin Budish*, Principal

     Marsha Cohen Memorial Chair  

Noelle Rader  

Catherine Matovich

Sarah Coyl


Peter Lenz*, Principal

     A friend of Peter Lenz  

Eileen Brownell  

Karen Stout-Gardner*

     Remembering Jim Tenney 

Barbara McMeen*  

     Remembering Jim Tenney


Scott Faulkner*, Principal  

     Gail & Jack McAllister Chair

Lani Oelerich  

     Trudy Larson & Ron Luschar Chair

Nancy Hoffman

     Sponsored by Dave Hornbeck


James Winn*, Principal  

     Remembering Vahe Khochayan

* denotes RCO Contract Musician

Concert, piece and soloist sponsorships are available for the season, and the Nevada Chamber Music Festival. Email if you're interested in becoming a sponsor.


The RCO's community engagement programs are made possible by a grant from The City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission

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Program Notes
by Chris Morrison

New for the 23/24 season we are presenting our program notes in the form of a podcast. This podcast will be available to listen to directly via our site, or on your favorite podcast app. Listen while you're driving or enjoying your morning coffee! 

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