SCSO

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.

Disney Fantasia, a film that was made to showcase classical music, was shown Saturday in the Orpheum Theater. Best of all, the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra performed the score, live! Gretchen Gondek talks with the man in charge of keeping everything in synch, Conductor, Ryan Haskins.

Gretchen Gondek talks with Ryan Haskins about this Saturday Night's concert at the Orpheum Theater. It features Iowa Piano Competition Winner Mackenzie Melemed as soloist and an entire evening of scary music. Also featured, although off-stage, will be special bells on loan from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra brought in just for this Saturday evening's performance.

SCSO Season Finale 2.0

Apr 28, 2017
Stuart O’Shields

Listening to the recordings of Sharon Isbin you learn that what music can contain is everything: joy, sorrow, history, novelty, all that makes us human and connects us to the earth and each other. Whether playing with the New York Philharmonic, Joan Baez, or Steve Vai, her pleasure in collaboration blossoms into musical ideas that ring true and beautiful. In this time of divisiveness and distrust, the importance of finding such truth is urgent. Fortunately, we in Siouxland can do just that. Ms.

SCSO's Ode to Joy

Apr 15, 2016

More that 400 musicians will perform for the Sioux City Symphony's 100th Season finale. Ryan Haskins, the fellow tasked with keeping them all together, joined Steve Smith. 

Sioux City Symphony Orchestra

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Maestro Ryan Haskins joined Gretchen for an in-depth conversation about the SCSO's program for the upcoming concert, "Musicians Celebrate 100."    

The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra's concert this Saturday is designed to celebrate the musicians, the voices, of this great institution. Each piece on the program was selected by them, and each piece will by introduced by them, giving the audience the opportunity to hear the intimacy felt between the player and the music. Music director and conductor Ryan Haskins joined Steve Smith for a conversation about the evening.