The Reno Chamber Orchestra, Maestro Theodore Kuchar, the UNR Chamber Singers, and cellist Matthew Linaman are all featured in the final concerts of the RCO’s 2011-12 season this Saturday, April 14, at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 15, at 2:00 p.m. at UNR’s Nightingale Concert Hall.
Matthew Linaman, the winner of the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 23rd annual College Concerto Competition, will perform Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C major. Mr. Linaman was the subject of an article by Geralda Miller in the Reno Gazette-Journal this weekend, now available online.
The UNR Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Paul Torkelson, will join Maestro Kuchar and the RCO for Luigi Cherubini’s moving Requiem in C minor.
Opening the concert will be the Fuga con Pajarillo by Venezuelan composer Aldemaro Romero. Watch a YouTube performance of the piece here.
Maestro Kuchar and Dr. Torkelson will talk about the concert and the featured music in pre-concert talks that begin 50 minutes before each performance inside Nightingale Concert Hall.