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

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Music Director Kelly Kuo

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Assistant Conductor Sara Aldana

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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

Guest Artist
MEGAN MOORE

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Guest Artist
DAVID PORTILLO

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REPERTOIRE

Artemis                                       

        Kevin Lau (b. 1982) 

   

     I. The Hunt

     II. Interlude - In the Pale Moonlight

     III. The Dance of Artemis

The Mountain that Loved a Bird 

         Caroline Shaw (b. 1982) 

     

   

     Catherine Beeson, narrator 

     Sara Aldana, conductor 

 

Animations by Students of the

Truckee Meadows Community College Department of Graphic Arts & Media Technology

 

Intermission

Excerpts from La cenerentola         

      Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)      

 

     Overture

     Duetto: “Un soave non so che” 

     Temporale

     Aria: “Si, ritrovarla io giuro”

     Aria: “Nacqui all’affanno...Non più mesta”

Angelina: Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano

Ramiro: David Portillo, tenor

with the assistance of Nevada Gay Men’s Chorus, Steven Meyer, Executive Director

 

Clorinda: Magen Gauthier

Tisbe: Danielle Brown

Dandini: Robert Bousquet

Magnifico: David Deeter

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TODAYS PERFORMERS

Kelly Kuo, Conductor  

     Elizabeth & Gilbert Lenz Podium

Sara Aldana, Conductor  

Megan Moore, Mezzo-soprano

David Portillo,  Tenor

Catherine Beeson, Narrator   

  

First Violins  

Ruth Lenz*, Concertmaster

       A friend of Ruth Lenz & the RCO

Margeaux Maloney*, Asst Concertmaster  

      Walter L. Dillard Memorial Chair

Olga Archdekin*

     Norm & Jan Ziomek Chair

David Haskins*

     Sponsored by Robert Seale

Matthew Means  

Sarah Coyl

  

Second Violins  

 Ellen Flanagan*, Acting principal second  

     In memory of Kristell Moller

Caryn Neidhold*

     Sponsored by Judith Simpson

Ivanka Dill*

   Sponsored by Mary & John Tozzi

Alison Harvey  

Elizabeth Lenz

Laurentiu Norocel

 

Violas  

Dustin Budish*, Principal

     Marsha Cohen Memorial Chair  

Noelle Rader  

Nathaniel Sattler

Cellos  

Peter Lenz*, Principal

     A friend of Peter Lenz  

Eileen Brownell  

Karen Stout-Gardner*

     Remembering Jim Tenney 

Barbara McMeen*  

     Remembering Jim Tenney

 

Basses

Scott Faulkner*, Principal  

     Gail & Jack McAllister Chair

Lani Oelerich  

     Trudy Larson & Ron Luschar Chair

Joshua Mittendorf

     Sponsored by Dave Hornbeck

Flutes 

John McMurtery, Acting Principal  

Mary Ann Lazzari*

   Sponsored by Mary & John Tozzi 

 

Oboes  

Evan Sanchez, Acting Principal 

    Dale Roberts Memorial Chair 

Jordan Pyle  

     Lise Lenz Drake Memorial Chair

 

Clarinets  

Karl Busch*, Principal 

     Marshall, Pat & Anthony Postman Chair 

Chris Money

 

Bassoons  

Dylan Neff*, Principal  

     Jimmie’s Chair

Kylie Howard

 

Horns  

John Lenz*, Principal  

     Remembering Jim Whipp

Christine Geiger  

     Remembering Marilyn Hadley

 

Trumpets  

Paul Lenz*, Principal

     Gaia Brown & Lloyd Rogers Chair  

Jef Derderian  

     The Edie & Pete Cartwright Chair

 

Trombone  

James Albrecht

Tuba  

Russ Dickman

Timpani

Carol Nelson

Harp  

Emily Barnes

 

Percussion  

Dominic Grande*, Principal  

     Kris & Pat Ellingsworth Chair

* denotes RCO Contract Musician

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

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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! 

Of course, our program notes are also available for those who prefer to read them. Follow the link below, to download and print, or read on your phone screen.

 

Our box office has a limited number of printed copies of the program notes available for those who require special access.

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