Iowa's Frantzen on Performance Today @5 Tonight!

Jun 28, 2016

Composer John Frantzen, after the premiere of "Beyond a Wild Dream" by the Quad City Symphony
Credit John Frantzen

Tune in at 5PM to hear the Quad City Symphony premiere a work written for them by Maquoketa native John Frantzen  - broadcast on the nationally syndicated show, Performance Today with Fred Child. The piece is called "Beyond a Wild Dream," and Frantzen wrote it for the QCSO's 100th anniversary season; music director Mark Russell Smith conducted. Frantzen has won many awards for his music, has been performed at Carnegie Hall and by the Philadelphia Orchestra, and has written a piece you want to hear - tonight! Also on the program: Joshua Bell playing Beethoven's "Kreutzer" Sonata in a  recent concert, music of Arvo Part and Felix Mendelssohn, and much more.