The Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Jacob Harrison, performs Tchaikovsky's Nutracker Suite. Tchaikovsky premiered his concert suite in 1892, using eight selections from the original Nutcracker Ballet. The suite was an instant success, and has since become a popular holiday favorite.
Music by Bartok and Kodaly, recorded live at the 2011 Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival in Waterloo. Performers include Lee Schmitz, Emily Osinski, Nathan Cook, Timothy Peters and Jennifer Stevenson.