IRIS Wired - Symphonic Firsts by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Beethoven
The Classical Network in Concert this Friday (9/22) at 8 pm presents another IRIS Wired, The Classical Network’s bi-monthly series of concerts of the IRIS Orchestra. This week’s broadcast focuses on symphonic firsts by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Arnold Schoenberg, and an IRIS commission – the premiere performance of American composer Jonathan Leshnoff’s Symphony No. 1 “Forgotten Chants and Refrains.”
This innovative ensemble is based in Germantown Tennessee and is led by its founder conductor & Artistic Director Michael Stern, son of the legendary violinist, and one of the world’s great maestros. His IRIS Orchestra is made up of preeminent musicians from across the country.