Join Iowa Public Radio’s Symphonies of Iowa for Orchestra Iowa’s Beauty and Beethoven concert from their 2013-2014 season Sunday, March 2, 2014 at noon and Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. This performance includes Italian composer, conductor, pianist, and teacher, Giuseppe Martucci’s Notturno, Op. 70. Also performed is Rota’s virtuosic double bass work entitled Divertimento Concertante with internationally acclaimed Volkan Orhon soloing. Polishing off the concert is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, an inspiring piece dedicated to Count Moritz von Fries. Beethoven’s 7th gained instant popularity starting from the first encored performance in 1812.
Timothy Hankewich, conductor
Volkan Orhon, double bass
MARTUCCI Notturno, Op. 70
ROTA Divertimento Concertante
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
(Concert recorded Friday, November 8 – Sunday, November 10, 2013)