"Russian Masters" Encore with Orchestra Iowa

Nov 3, 2015

Orchestra Iowa presents an evening of Russian classics in their “Russian Masters” encore concert. The concert opens with Spring from a ballet by Glazunov, followed by Borodin’s Second Symphony. The symphony was composed over a stretch of six years, interrupted by the composer’s work on the theatre works Prince Igor and Mlada. 

Violin virtuoso Brian Lewis joins Orchestra Iowa for Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.
Credit Lettuce Turnip

Violinist Brian Lewis has performed with orchestras and in recital across the globe, and is considered one of today’s leading violin virtuosos. He joins Orchestra Iowa for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, one of the most technically difficult pieces in the violin repertoire. Tune in to Iowa Public Radio Classical on Monday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. for this Symphonies of Iowa encore.


Tim Hankewich, conductor

Brian Lewis, violin

GLAZUNOV                                        Spring from The Seasons

BORODIN                                            Symphony No. 2

TCHAIKOVSKY                                   Violin Concerto

(Concert recorded May 1-2, 2015)