SCSO Composer of the Year

The Sioux City Symphony's Rite of Spring Concert is Saturday Night. SCSO Music Director & Conductor Ryan Haskins has a preview. Also Gretchen talks with Clint Needham who was commishioned to compose a piece for the concert.

Then a talk with violist Seth May-Patterson, who will be performing Sunday for Sioux City Chamber Music Association with his group The Sonic String Quartet.

A Preview of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra's Church Windows program on this edition of Opus. Gretchen talks with SCSO Composer of the Year Patrick O'Malley. The Orchestra will present a World Premiere of his work. Maestro Ryan Haskins will also lead them through music of Debussy, Hovhaness and Respighi. 

SCSO Church Windows 2-08-18

Feb 8, 2018

Respighi's Church Windows gets the title nod, but the program around it also feature a world premiere from SCSO Composer of the Year, Patrick O'Malley, Debussy's Sunken Cathedral and a mysterious symphony by Alan Hovhaness.