Stephens Auditorium, managed by VenuWorks, has been alerted that the Siberian State Symphony Orchestra was unable to secure visas and has had to cancel their US tour despite the best efforts of their US agent and the venues where they were to perform. The March 2 performance scheduled at Stephens Auditorium has been cancelled.
For those ticket buyers who purchased through Ticketmaster, refunds will automatically be credited. Ticket buyers who purchased through the Iowa State Center Ticket Office or through the Stephens Subscription Package will receive an email regarding exchange/refund options.
THE STEPHENS SYMPHONY SERIES events slated for April 28-30 with Russian String Orchestra are moving forward with visas already secured. There are two exciting programs featuring this chamber ensemble under the direction of Misha Rachlevsky.
*Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
Arensky – Variations on the theme by Tchaikovsky
Wolf – Italian Serenade
Tchaikovsky – Serenade Melancolique for Violin and Orchestra
Jeffrey Prater – Longing for Light for string orchestra
Schumann – String Quartet No. 3 in A minor (in orchestral version)
*Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
Beethoven – String Quartet No. 11, op. 95, “Serioso”
Tchaikovsky – Elegy in memory of I. Samarin
Tchaikovsky – Scherzo in C minor, op. 42 (arr. by M. Rachlevsky)
R. Strauss – Suite of Waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier
Piazzolla – Grand Tango
Piazzolla – Four Tangos:
Marron y Azul
Four for Tango
Melodia en La Menor
*Program subject to change.