Best Bets: Orchestra Iowa: Reflections

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18 and 19

Michael Daugherty
Michael Daugherty

Orchestra Iowa presents a Masterworks concert full of blaring brasses, featuring “Reflections on the Mississippi,” a tuba concerto by Cedar Rapids native and Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Daugherty. The work will showcase the orchestra’s principal tuba player, Blaine Cunningham. Also on the program are Enescu’s “Romanian Rhapsody No. 1” and Tchaikovsky’s explosive Symphony No. 4.

Orchestra Iowa: Reflections

Coralville: 7:30 p.m. Friday (10/18) Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, 1301 Fifth St.; $18 to $38

Cedar Rapids: 7:30 p.m. Saturday (10/19) Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE; $16 to $56

Tickets: Ages 17 and under free with paying adult, college students $10 at the Paramount Ticket Office, 119 Third Ave. SE, phone (319) 366-8203; adult tickets also available at Artsiowa.com/tickets/concerts/reflections/

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