From opening a new art museum in Iowa City to goats grazing at Brucemore, 2022 has packed an entertaining punch
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Ballet Quad Cities holds auditions for the student dancers in early September, then they begin rehearsing in October. The professional dancers begin preparations in early November, then the various groups that have been rehearsing around work and school hours merge to put it all together before bringing the 50 cast members to Cedar Rapids.
Music May. 5, 2022 6:00 am276d ago
From the Old World creatures of “Jurassic Park” to Dvorak’s “New World Symphony,” Bernstein to the Beatles and Sondheim to Stravinsky, Orchestra Iowa is pulling out all the stops for its 2022-23 celebration.
Orchestra Iowa weaves social commentary from different centuries in “Voices of Change,” presenting Joel Thompson’s “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed” and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, in concert Saturday at the Paramount in Cedar Rapids and Sunday at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City.
Grammy-nominated pianist and Juilliard graduate Joyce Yang saw her career soar in 2005 when she won the silver medal at the 12th Van Cliburn International Piano competition — the youngest contestant at age 19. Yang, born in South Korea and now living in Atlanta, will perform Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, with Orchestra Iowa on April 2 and 3.
Oct. 22, 2021 7:30 pm469d ago
Pianist Stewart Goodyear was to perform Sunday at Voxman Concert Hall in Iowa City and Tuesday at the Opus Concert Cafe in Cedar Rapids.