SOI Encore: wcfsymphony's "Firebird"

Oct 18, 2016

This week’s Symphonies of Iowa encore broadcast presents the wcfsymphony’s “Firebird” concert on Monday evening, October 24 at 7 p.m. It features new music composed by Avner Dorman and Igor Stravinsky’s iconic Firebird suite.

Art inspired by "Firebird" created by a student in the Cedar Valley

Join us as the wcfsymphony presents a new composition by Avner Dorman showcasing the exhilarating percussion duo Maraca2. The duo is comprised of percussionists Jason Huxtable and Tim Palmer. Due to an injury, UW-Madison doctoral student Garrett Mendelow substituted for Tim during this performance.

Spices, Perfumes, Toxins takes the listener on a musical journey through virtuosic percussion with symphonic accompaniment. The concert closes with Stravinsky’s Firebird, a composition full of musical fireworks. Tune in on Monday, October 24 at 7 p.m. for this Symphonies of Iowa encore broadcast!

PROGRAM

DORMAN– Spices, Perfumes, Toxins with Maraca2, percussion

STRAVINSKY – Firebird, 1945

Soloists – Jason Huxtable and Garrett Mendelow

Jason Weinberger, Music Director and Conductor