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Welcome to the 2013-2014 Season of the Central Iowa Symphony!





The Central Iowa Symphony is supported by funding from the Ames Commission on the Arts (COTA) and other donations.
CIS is a member of the Ames Community Arts Council (ACAC).


Free Pops Concert
Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 (8-9:15pm) - Ames Bandshell Park


Music from the American Civil War
   
   
   
...Where Words End
Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 (7:30pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (6:45pm)
Catherine Compton, soprano
Jim Coppoc, Narrator


Poet and Peasant Overture Franz von Suppe
Knoxville, Summer of 1915 Samuel Barber
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, New World Antonin Dvorak
   
   
   
Winter Dreams  
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 (7:30pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (6:45pm)


Carol of the Bells Mykola Leontovych
Christmas song Mel Torme/Bob Wells
Song of the Bells Leroy Anderson
Christmas Music for Orchestra John Cacavas
Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op.13, Winter Dreams Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
   
   
   
Young Artists Concert
Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 (3:00pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (2:15pm)
Esther Lee, violin
Jacob Wang, piano


Finlandia Jean Sibelius
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28 Camille Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16, 3rd movement Edvard Grieg
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis Ralph Vaughan Williams
    students from Ames High School Orchestra
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amade Mozart
   
   
   
Season Finale - Once Removed
Saturday, May 3, 2014 (7:30pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (6:45pm)
Kevin Amidon, violin
Sara Goplin, violin


Mox-Art a la Haydn Alfred Schittke
Rumanian Folk Dances Béla Bartók
Espana Waltz Emile Waldteufel
Symphonic Metamorphoses of Themes by Weber Paul Hindemith







    Eric L McIntyre, CIS Conductor & Music Director

                     

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