SOI Presents: wcfsymphony's "Firebird"

Apr 26, 2016

This week’s Symphonies of Iowa broadcast features the wcfsymphony’s “Firebird” concert. It includes new music composed by Avner Dorman and Igor Stravinsky’s iconic Firebird suite.

Artwork 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 Sunday, May 1 at 4 p.m. and again on Monday, May 2 at 7 p.m. for this Symphonies of Iowa broadcast!

Program

DORMAN– Spices, Perfumes, Toxins with Maraca2, percussion

STRAVINSKY – Firebird, 1945

Jason Weinberger, Music Director and Conductor