Dubuque Symphony Orchestra http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa's Symphonies Make Their Own Music This Season With New Commissions http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-symphonies-make-their-own-music-season-new-commissions <p>Iowa Public Radio’s <em>Symphonies of Iowa</em> showcases an encore broadcast of the wcfsymphony’s “Spaces: Mahler 1 and World Premiere” concert this week. The program, which includes two Canzon by Gabrieli and Mahler’s <em>Symphony No. 1</em> also features the world premiere of a new work by composer Brooke Joyce called <em>Une Cité Moderne</em>. Brooke currently serves as the Composer-in-Residence at Luther College and is the newly elected president of the Iowa Composers Forum.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:57:54 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 43183 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Symphonies Make Their Own Music This Season With New Commissions Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Performs Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with Dubuque Symphony Orchestra http://iowapublicradio.org/post/van-cliburn-gold-medalist-performs-rachmaninoff-piano-concerto-no-3-dubuque-symphony-orchestra <p>To become a Van Cliburn gold medalist, what kind of piano should you learn on? Steinway? Yamaha? Jon Nakamatsu’s international career began on the keys of a humble toy organ. Concerned that at the age of four he would never be serious about playing the piano, Jon’s parents did not want to invest in an expensive instrument he would not use.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jon steps up to perform one of the most challenging pieces in the piano repertoire with the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:45:44 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 41665 at http://iowapublicradio.org Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Performs Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Symphonies of Iowa Encore Broadcast for Monday, December 2, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/symphonies-iowa-encore-broadcast-monday-december-2-2013 <p>Featured on Iowa Public Radio’s <em>Symphonies of Iowa</em> series broadcast Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7 p.m.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">is the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra’s encore </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Classics 5 Russia’s Greatest </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">performance. This performance includes music from three of Russia’s greatest composers. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 32049 at http://iowapublicradio.org Symphonies of Iowa Encore Broadcast for Monday, December 2, 2013