Join Iowa Public Radio and the Des Moines Symphony in kicking off their 2015 broadcast season of Symphonies of Iowa with the DMSO’s “Masterworks 1: Season Debut—The Firebird” concert.
Maestro Joseph Giunta begins the program with Rimsky-Korsakov’s stately and majestic Procession of the Nobles. Guest Armenian pianist Nareh Arghamanyan takes the stage with the orchestra for Khachaturian’s bold and expressive Piano Concerto. The concert concludes with Prokofiev’s “Classical” Symphony No. 1 and Stravinsky’s colorful suite from The Firebird. Tune in for IPR’s launch of another memorable season of Symphonies of Iowa, starting with the Des Moines Symphony on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 4 p.m. and again on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. on Iowa Public Radio Classical.
Maestro Joseph Giunta,
Nareh Arghamanyan, piano
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Procession of the Nobles
KHACHATURIAN Piano Concerto
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1 “Classical”
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird (1919)