SOI Encore: wcfsymphony's "Star Wars"

Sep 6, 2016

This week’s Symphonies of Iowa encore broadcast presents the wcfsymphony’s “Star Wars” concert. It features music from John Williams’ Star Wars score as well as selections from The Planets, On the Town, Swan Lake, The Ring, and The Rite of Spring.

Credit wcfsymphony.org

Listen to the wcfsymphony illustrate the cultural phenomenon that is Star Wars through its epic score. The pieces that inspired it, with their many fanfares and flourishes, will also be performed during this concert. Tune in on Monday, September 12 at 7 p.m. for this Symphonies of Iowa encore broadcast!

Featuring:

WILLIAMS – Music from Star Wars

Selections from:

HOLST – The Planets

BERNSTEIN – On the Town

TCHAIKOVSKY – Swan Lake

WAGNER – The Ring

STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring

Jason Weinberger, music director & conductor

(concert recorded Nov. 7, 2015)