SOI Presents: OI Chamber's "A Point of Departure"

Apr 13, 2017

This week’s Symphony of Iowa features Orchestra Iowa’s Showcase Chamber “A Point of Departure” concert on Sunday, April 16 at 4 p.m. and Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

Pianist Miko Kominami
Credit Christian Steiner

Six principal Orchestra Iowa musicians present a program of beautiful pieces for various small ensembles. Pulitzer Prize winner for music Caroline Shaw calls her string quartet Punctum “an exercise in nostalgia,” and Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F Minor is considered the crown of his chamber music. Tune in Sunday, April 16 at 4 p.m. and again on Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m. for IPR’s Symphonies of Iowa broadcast!

PROGRAM

LOEFFLER             “La Cornemuse” from Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola, and Piano

C.SHAW               Punctum for String Quartet

SCHMITTKE         Moz-Art for 2 Violins

BRAHMS              Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

(Concert recorded January 20-22, 2017)