Classical
9:47 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Giunta's Mendelssohn, Nakamatsu's LisztX2

Tune in tonight at 7 as the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra performs Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony, music from Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel," and two works of Liszt - BOTH piano concertos, played by pianist Jon Nakamatsu. Nakamatsu, from Oakland, CA, won the Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn competition, and has since built a notable international career and discography. Joseph Giunta conducts in this encore presentation from IPR's Symphonies of Iowa series, hosted by Jacqueline Halbloom.

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu, winner of the Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn Competition and Harmonia mundi recording artist.