Iowa Arts Showcase: Interview with wcfsymphony’s Jason Weinberger

Apr 10, 2018

This Iowa Arts Showcase broadcast features an interview with wcfsymphony Music Director and Conductor, Jason Weinberger. The symphony will be performing a concert in celebration of the late composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday.

Composer and Conductor Leonard Bernstein

Concertgoers will experience a wide array of music from every genre explored by Bernstein interwoven with imagery and sound of him at work. The culmination of collaborations with a host of community organizations, this special concert will also include the Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra, University of Northern Iowa Children’s Choir and other guest artists. The concert, “Bernstein @ 100,” takes place this Sunday, April 15th at 4:00 p.m. at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

PROGRAM

Bernstein            A Wonderful Town, Overture

Bernstein            Halil with Claudia Anderson

Bernstein             A Quiet Place, Suite

Bernstein             Mass, Gloria Tibi

Bernstein            Mass, Meditation no. 3 with Isaac Pastor-Chermak

Bernstein             West Side Story, Symphonic Dances