Reading Symphony Orchestra - Scandinavian Dreams
Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

Reading Symphony Orchestra - Scandinavian Dreams

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Doors at 6:30PM      Show at 7:30PM

The music of Sibelius embodies the spirit of Scandinavia and his Second Symphony is no exception, with its spirit of musical patriotism. The work is paired with Joel Puckett’s Short Stories, a series of eight vignettes, in a new arrangement for orchestra and string quartet, as well as Beethoven’s Egmont Overture.

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Reading Symphony Orchestra - NYE: The Music of James Taylor & Carole King
Dec
31
7:30 PM19:30

Reading Symphony Orchestra - NYE: The Music of James Taylor & Carole King

Doors at 6:30PM     Show at 7:30PM

Longtime friends and collaborators, Kirsti Manna and Jonathan Birchfield capture the essence of friendship through music in this dynamic performance. The duo inspires stylistic comparisons to Carole King and James Taylor, with Kirsti’s unique artistry on piano and vocals alongside Jonathan’s velvety vocals and guitar. They perform favorites such as “How Sweet It Is,” “Carolina in My Mind,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” and “You’ve Got a Friend.”

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Reading Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven Piano Concerto
Jan
26
7:30 PM19:30

Reading Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven Piano Concerto

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Doors at 6:30PM      Show at 7:30PM

Acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde is featured in Beethoven’s third Piano Concerto, the last of his concertos echoing the style of Haydn and Mozart. Rounding out the program is Estonian composer Arvo Pärt’s pattern-based Fratres and Schumann’s majestic and exuberant Third Symphony.

*Tickets go on-sale Friday, August 3rd.

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Harlem Globetrotters
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Globetrotters

Game Time: 7:00PM

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to a city near you during their 2019 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm*– the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment.

 Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. Prepare to be amazed as the Globetrotters showcase basketball’s first 4-point line, located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point line. You won't want your family to miss it – buy your tickets today!

*Rosters will vary in each city and are subject to change

Ticket Prices: $86, $55, $42, $32, $24, and $18 plus fees

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Reading Symphony Orchestra - Lincoln Portrait: Images of Freedom
Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

Reading Symphony Orchestra - Lincoln Portrait: Images of Freedom

Doors at 6:30PM      Show at 7:30PM

Aaron Copland’s majestic Lincoln Portrait, a tribute to our nation’s sixteenth president, comes alive in a new way with photochoreography by Westwater Arts depicting images from the Civil War era. The program also includes Vaughan Williams’ hymn-woven Symphony No. 5 in D Major, together with Interludes by Philip Glass, and George Butterworth’s The Banks of Green Willow.

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Reading Symphony Orchestra - Tosca
May
4
7:30 PM19:30

Reading Symphony Orchestra - Tosca

Doors at 6:30PM      Show at 7:30PM

Puccini’s thrilling tale of love and despair takes center stage in a collaboration with Berks Opera Company, the Reading Choral Society and Berks Youth Chorus, featuring some of the composer’s most well-known arias including Vissi d’arte and Recondita armonia.

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Reading Symphony Orchestra - Scheherazade
Sep
22
7:30 PM19:30

Reading Symphony Orchestra - Scheherazade

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Doors at 6:30PM      Show at 7:30PM

Rimsky-Korsakov’s iconic piece which tells the tale of one of the world’s greatest storytellers is paired with Mussorgsky’s spell-binding Night on Bald Mountain and Prokofiev’s second Violin Concerto featuring British virtuoso Matthew Trusler.

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