Symphonies of Iowa for June 30 and July 1, 2013
Orchestra Iowa – American Gothic
Timothy Hankewich, music director
RACHMANINOV The Rock
DAUGHERTY American Gothic (World Premiere)
DVORAK Symphony No. 7
Orchestra Iowa concludes their symphonic season with the world-premiere of Michael Daugherty’s American Gothic. Michael Daugherty is a Cedar Rapids native and multiple Grammy-award winner. Orchestra Iowa commissioned this work which was inspired by one of Grant Wood’s best known paintings. Rachmaninov’s The Rock and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7 complete the program.
This concert was recorded May 4 and 5, 2013.