Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

Friday, June 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

See Steven Spielberg’s classic adventure movie come to life at this special film screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark, as the Reading Symphony Orchestra performs the full soundtrack live!

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Star-Spangled Spectacular – July 4th Concert

Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. | EnerSys Corporation Grounds

Come hear your favorite patriotic melodies in a free concert in a park-like setting. Bring your picnic baskets, maybe a bottle of wine, and sit back, relax, and enjoy your RSO in a unique outdoor concert experience. The concert concludes with a dazzling fireworks display.

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Rosenkavalier to Rachmaninoff

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

Rachmaninoff and Strauss, the epitome of Romanticism and some of the most luscious music ever written for orchestra. What a truly glorious evening this will be to spend with your Reading Symphony Orchestra.

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Pathetique

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

Reading favorite, violinist Eric Wyrick, returns with celebrated multi-genre composer Steve Mackey for a performance of his groundbreaking Four Iconoclastic Episodes. Following this, Tchaikovsky’s musical ‘last will and testament,’ the incomparable Pathetique Symphony, probes the very heart of the human condition with its searing melodies and brooding intensity.

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Eroica

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

Beethoven’s powerful Eroica Symphony, dedicated to ‘the memory of a great man’ — Napoleon Bonaparte — has always thrilled audiences. Equally thrilling will be American music from the early twentieth century master George Chadwick and the contemporary master, Richard Danielpour, whose dynamic Viola Concerto will introduce Brett Deubner to Reading audiences for the first time.

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Classical Mystery Tour

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

This pops concert features performers who look and sound just like The Beatles playing classics like “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” and “I Am the Walrus,” all with the unique accompaniment of the RSO.

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Mozart 36

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

The RSO welcomes the wonderful Alessio Bax to the Reading audience. Along with his wife, Lucille Chung, Alessio will help celebrate the great Mozart’s birthday in his Concerto for Two Pianos. The added bonus is the Schnittke Concerto for Four Hands, a tour de force for all on stage!

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Blue Cathedral

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

Renowned worldwide as two of the finest composers working today, Joan Tower and Jennifer Higdon have quickly carved out enviable niches in major international concert halls and with great orchestras everywhere. It’s a privilege to hear Tower’s Made in America and Higdon’s Blue Cathedral performed side by side. And with the triumph that is Shostakovich’s thrilling Symphony No. 5, how could you possibly miss this concert?

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Broadway Rocks!

Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

Stars of Broadway will join the RSO for a high-energy evening of hits from rock- and pop-inspired musicals. Hear your favorite songs from such popular shows as Wicked, Hairspray, The Lion King, Mamma Mia, Rent, Jersey Boys, and Beautiful.

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Requiem

Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. | Santander Performing Arts Center

Verdi’s Requiem has blown audiences away ever since its premier in 1874. Not only is it one of the most operatic and lyrical of requiems ever written, it is at times almost overwhelmingly powerful. The hairs on the back of your neck will stand up after the Dies Irae!

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