Iowa Public Radio’s Symphonies of Iowa gives you one more chance to catch all of the fabulous concerts from Iowa’s 2014-2015 symphony season in its encore series. The series begins Monday, July 6 at 7:00 p.m. with the Des Moines Symphony’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.
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)
(Concert recorded Sept. 27-28, 2014)