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Symphony Soars in All-Russian Concert PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 06 November 2001 18:00
Sergei Rachmaninoff was an average composer and an excellent performer. He composed mainly in the 20th Century, yet the Romantic idiom dominated his work; while other composers were exploring the edges of modern composition, Rachmaninoff was unable to move beyond the high drama of the 1800s.

 
A Funky Blackout Headed to The District PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 06 November 2001 18:00
The man who goes by the name Fuzz might not realize just how appropriate his moniker is. In talking about his eight-piece funk band Deep Banana Blackout, Fuzz (née James San Giovanni) pretty much apologizes for every decision he and his cohorts have made over the past year.

 
Von Stade Soars with University Symphony PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 23 October 2001 18:00
Eastern Iowa is fast becoming a cultural hub between Chicago, Minneapolis, and Omaha. With stops in Iowa City by the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Houston Ballet, and most recently mezzo-soprano Frederica Von Stade, Quad Citians have been within a 40-minute drive and a $10 ticket price of world-renowned performers.

 
Chamber Opener Comes Into Focus PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 23 October 2001 18:00
The Quad City Symphony Chamber Series is quickly becoming a favorite. Beginning its second year as a concert staple, the regular symphony players kicked the sub-season off on October 21 with a performance at Augustana College’s Wallenberg Hall.

 
Symphony Can’t Lift Audience from Mournful Start PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 09 October 2001 18:00
When the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) kicked off its concert season on October 6 at the Adler Theatre, the performance couldn’t help but be partly covered in darkness. The shroud of pain and uncertainty and musical weeping of the first half seemed fitting given the tragedies in New York, Washington, D.

 
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