Events


The 2018-19 Season Begins! 
The McDonald-Cho-Rosen Trio

Artists:
Catherine Cho, violin

Marcy Rosen, cello
Robert McDonald, piano

Friday, October 12, 2018 – 7:30 PM
The WCR Center for the Arts
140 N. Fifth St., Reading 19601

Program:
Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Minor, No. 4, Op. 23
Ravel: Duo for Violin and Cello
Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 65

We invite you to join us as we open our season with the McDonald-Cho-Rosen Trio. 
Catherine Cho, violin, is a founding member of La Fenice and is on the faculty of the Juilliard School. An accomplished orchestral, chamber and solo musician, she has performed on prestigious stages around the world.
Marcy Rosen, cello, is well-known to our audience, having performed in Reading annually from 1987-2009 as a member of the Mendelssohn String Quartet. She is currently Professor of Cello at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, on the faculty at the Mannes College of Music, and Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Live concert series.
Robert McDonald, piano, tours extensively as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. He serves on the faculties of the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute of Music.

Parking is available in the Trinity Lutheran parking lot; enter on N. 5th St.


 

News

The 2018-19 Brochures are out — did you get yours?

New this season: in recognition of your efforts to Polish the Jewel of the FOCM, donations will be gratefully acknowledged in our Bravo program in these gift levels:

  • Benjamin F. Souders Society……$2,500 and above
  • Diamond………………………………… $1,000-$2,499
  • Emerald…………………………………. $500-$999
  • Sapphire………………………………… $250-$499
  • Ruby……………………………………… $125-249
  • Amethyst……………………………….. up to $124

And make your donations early! Everyone whose contribution is received online or postmarked by October 5 (one week before our first concert), will automatically be entered in a drawing to receive a $500 Gift Certificate from The Goldsmiths Fine Jewelry Store LTD!


 

We are thrilled to announce our 2018-2019 Season! Once again we present eight world class chamber ensembles, performing in the historic WCR Center for the Arts in Reading. You will see several of our favorite artists return, as well as a variety of new and exciting groups. Plan to attend them all!

The McDonald-Cho-Rosen Trio Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30 PM

The Dalí Quartet Friday, November 9, 2018, 7:30 PM

Merz Trio Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:30 PM

The Aeolus Quartet Friday, January 25, 2019, 7:30 PM

The NEW Trio Friday, February 15, 2019, 7:30 PM

Tempesta di Mare Friday, March 15, 2019, 7:30 PM

The Clarosa Piano Quartet Sunday, March 31, 2019, 3:00 PM

The Brentano String Quartet Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:30 PM

All concerts take place at the WCR Center for the Arts, 140 N. Fifth Street in Reading, and are free and open to the public.