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Experience the Enchantment of Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony

Join the Reading Symphony Orchestra for an evening of enchantment and musical wonder.

Mar 15, 2024

by Reading Symphony Orchestra

Prepare to immerse yourself in a captivating musical journey as the Reading Symphony Orchestra proudly presents the timeless masterpiece, Beethoven’s “Pastoral.” This enchanting concert will take place on March 23 at the Santander Performing Arts Center, promising an evening of inspiring melodies and natural wonder.

Renowned worldwide for its evocative portrayal of the countryside, Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony invites audiences to explore the beauty and serenity of nature through music. From babbling brooks to majestic landscapes, each movement paints a vivid portrait of the natural world, transporting listeners to tranquil realms of peace and reflection.

Under the baton of Andrew Constantine, the Reading Symphony Orchestra will bring Beethoven’s vision to life with precision, passion, and artistry. Joining the orchestra as the guest soloist is Jennifer Koh on violin, whose virtuoso performance promises to captivate and inspire.

This timeless work resonates deeply with its portrayal of nature’s beauty and serves as a poignant reminder of the awe-inspiring wonders that surround us.

In addition to Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony, the concert will be Barber – Essay No.1 for Orchestra and Sibelius – Violin Concerto, ensuring a diverse and enriching musical experience for all attendees.

Join us on March 23 as we embark on a musical odyssey through the pastoral landscapes of Beethoven’s imagination. Let the melodies of the symphony transport you to tranquil meadows and sunlit glades, where the beauty of nature unfolds in all its glory.

Event details:

  • Date: March 23, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Santander Performing Arts Center, 136 N. 6th St., Reading

For more information and ticket reservations, please visit or call the RSO office at 610-373-7557.

Don’t miss this unforgettable celebration of nature’s splendor with Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony. Join us for an evening of enchantment and musical wonder!

Since 1913, the Reading Symphony Orchestra has been a cornerstone of cultural excellence, providing uninterrupted access to exceptional classical music to the citizens of Berks County and beyond. Under the leadership of Music Director Andrew Constantine, the orchestra continues to thrive, showcasing masterworks from various epochs and captivating audiences with its remarkable performances. Learn more at

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