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Welcome to the 2014-2015 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 7, 2014 (8-9:15pm) - Ames Bandshell Park


A Celebration of Stage and Screen
   
   
   
Romantic Overtures
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 (7:30pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (6:45pm)
Caleb Polashek, violin


Tragic Overture Johannes Brahms
Preludio Sinfonico Giacomo Puccini
Reminiscences (world premiere) Jeffrey Prater
Violin Concerto, Op.14 Samuel Barber
   
   
   
Setting: A Different Tone  
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 (7:30pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (6:45pm)
Matthew Coley, percussion


Symphony No.22 in E-flat "The Philosopher" Joseph Haydn
Rhosymedre Ralph Vaughan Williams
Eight Russian Folk Songs, Op.58 Anatoly Liadov
Cello Concerto in C, H. VIIb:1 Joseph Haydn
Winter Wonderland Felix Bernard
A Christmas Festival (original 1950 version) Leroy Anderson
   
   
   
Young Artists Concert
Sunday, Mar 1, 2015 (3:00pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (2:15pm)


Piano Concerto No.12 in A Major, K.414, allegro Wolfgang Amadé Mozart (1756-1791)
Ana Yam, piano
Gloria, RV 589 Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Ames High School Choir
Gyehyun Jung, soprano
Lisa Neher, mezzo-soprano
Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)
Hannah Duncan, violin
Symphony No.4 in C Minor Tragic Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
   
   
   
Cowboys of the Americas
Sunday, May 3, 2015 (3:00pm) - Ames City Auditorium Concert Conversation (2:15pm)
Featuring Los Llaneros


Traditional music of Colombia and Venezuela
paired with orchestral music by composers from
South, Central, and North America.







    Eric L McIntyre, CIS Conductor & Music Director


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