Cedar Rapids, IA. – Orchestra Iowa opens its 91st season with a monumental evening of entertainment at Brucemore, Sunday, September 9. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the performance begins at 7 p.m.
General admission tickets for BRUCEMORCHESTRA
are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the performance. Advance ticket purchasers have the opportunity to reserve a plastic chair for an additional $5. Limited availability, please contact the Ticket Office. Tickets may be purchased online at www.orchestraiowa.org
or by calling 319.366.8203 or 800.369.TUNE (8863). Tickets are also available through the Orchestra Iowa Ticket Office, 119 Third Avenue SE, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets are nonrefundable. If necessary, the rain date is Monday, September 10 at 7 p.m.
This historic season opens on the lawn at Brucemore. The concert features an all-American program including Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
and An American In Paris
, Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite
, and Copland's The Promise of Living.
University of Iowa piano faculty member Alan Huckleberry will be the featured soloist for Rhapsody in Blue
. Orchestra Iowa’s newest cultural partner, Ballet Quad Cities, will mark their Cedar Rapids debut. The program will also feature three area choruses including Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale, Coe College Concert Choir and Mount Mercy University Choir. Bring your blankets and picnics to celebrate the official start of the annual cultural season.
Cash and checks will be accepted at the gate. Parking will be off-site, with limited accessible parking available. Contact the Orchestra Iowa Administrative Office at 366.8203 for more information.
Sunday, September 9 at 7 p.m., The lawn at Brucemore
2160 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Tickets required, call 800.369.TUNE
Timothy Hankewich, music director
Gershwin, An American In Paris
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Grofé, Grand Canyon Suite
Copland, The Promise of Living