This week’s Symphonies of Iowa broadcast features the wcfsymphony’s “Elgar’s Bike” concert. The program includes works by Josef Strauss, Timo Andres, and Edward Elgar.
Hear the wcfsymphony present Elgar’s famous Enigma Variations in a whole new light alongside other works inspired by the kinetic energy of cycling. Josef Strauss’ quirky Velocipede Polka depicts the cycling craze that swept through Vienna, and Timo Andres’ Running Theme captures cycling’s unique combination of repetition and climax. Tune in on Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m. and again on Monday, June 13 at 7 p.m. for this Symphonies of Iowa broadcast!
STRAUSS – Velocipede Polka
ANDRES – Running Theme
ELGAR – Enigma Variations
Jason Weinberger, Music Director & Conductor
(Concert recorded April 23, 2016)