Cedar Rapids, IA – Orchestra Iowa presents “Homecoming”, Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, and Sunday, November 11 at 2:30 p.m. at Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City.
Single tickets for “Homecoming” are $20-$50 and 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., and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
After four seasons of performing outside its home, Orchestra Iowa makes its triumphant return to the newly restored and renovated Paramount Theatre for a homecoming performance. This highly anticipated event will feature a program including Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition
, Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier Suite
, Gunther Schullers' Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
, and Iowa's own Jerry Owen's Glee
. The Orchestra will also celebrate the fifth season of its Iowa City symphonic series with a second performance on Sunday at the Iowa Memorial Union.
Maestro Timothy Hankewich will host “Insight”, a pre-concert discussion, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at each venue. “Insight” is open to all patrons in attendance.
The 2012-2013 season sponsors for Orchestra Iowa include: CRST, Rockwell Collins, TransAmerica, United Fire Group, The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation, GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation, The City of Cedar Rapids, The Iowa Arts Council, The Hall-Perrine Foundation, and Alliant Energy.
Founded in April 1921, Orchestra Iowa is one of the oldest symphony orchestras in continuous operation west of the Mississippi River. Its 82 professional musicians perform more than 120 public performances throughout Eastern Iowa each year, many of which can be heard on Iowa Public Radio and seen on Iowa Public Television.
Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m., Paramount Theatre
123 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids
Sunday, November 11 at 2:30 p.m., Iowa Memorial Union
132 Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City
Tickets required, call 800.369.TUNE
Timothy Hankewich, Music Director
Jerry Owen, Glee
Richard Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Gunther Schuller, Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition