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2020-2021 Saturday Series
A Classic Orchestral Evening

*Concerts will take place virtually until May.

Virtual Concert
October 11, 2020

VIRTUAL CONCERT
Host: Michael Stern

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Still: Danzas de Panamá
—intermission—
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Bruch: Octet for Strings


This Chamber-music performance will be recorded live in GPAC with their new state-of-the-art video system. Subscribers will be able to either stream this concert online from their homes during the week of October 11- 17th or watch it on the big screen in The Grove (GPAC’s new outdoor venue) on October 11th at 2:00 PM. Intermission will featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes content with Iris musicians. 

2:00 PM
The Grove at GPAC

Iris Orchestra Archival Performances
December 5, 2020

IRIS ORCHESTRA ARCHIVAL PERFORMANCES
Host & Conductor: Michael Stern

 

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, “Classical”
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

 

This virtual concert film will feature two great symphonies from past seasons. The first piece is Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1, “Classical”, performed in our 16th season on April 30th, 2016 on a concert featuring pianist Jonathan Biss. The second piece is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”, performed in our 15th season on January 24, 2015 on a concert featuring violinist Sharon Roffman. This concert will be available to stream online for all Iris Orchestra subscribers.


Available online to Iris Orchestra subscribers 

Iris Orchestra Strings
February 20, 2021

FEBRUARY SATURDAY VIRTUAL CONCERT
Iris Orchestra strings


Montgomery, Jessie:
 Banner

–intermission—
Puccini: I Cristantemi (The Chrysanthemums) 
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings Op. 22

Concert will be available for streaming online anytime between February 20th and March 20th, so ticket buyers can view this concert as many times as they would like! “Intermission” will feature behind-the-scenes looks from our musicians. 

No live performance.
Concert will be available online.

Nancy Zhou
May 1, 2021


Beamish, Sally: Hover
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
–intermission–
Saint-Georges, Joseph Boulogne:   Symphony No. 2

Conditions permitting, this concert will take place outdoors in The Grove at GPAC at 2:00 PM. Featured food truck will be El Mero. Concert will be available for viewing online following the event.

NOTE: If you are a current Iris Orchestra subscriber, this concert is included in your subscriptions and you do not need to purchase any additional tickets.

2020-2021 Sunday Series
An Afternoon of Music & Art
*Concerts will take place virtually until May.

Virtual Concert
October 11, 2020

VIRTUAL CONCERT
Host: Michael Stern

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Still: Danzas de Panamá
—intermission—
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Bruch: Octet for Strings


This Chamber-music performance will be recorded live in GPAC with their new state-of-the-art video system. Subscribers will be able to either stream this concert online from their homes during the week of October 11- 17th or watch it on the big screen in The Grove (GPAC’s new outdoor venue) on October 11th at 2:00 PM. Intermission will featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes content with Iris musicians. 

 

 

February Virtual Concert
February 21, 2021

IRIS AT THE BROOKS: FEBRUARY VIRTUAL CONCERT
Guest Artists: Shannon Thomas, violin; Zoe Martin-Doike, viola; Kimberly Patterson, cello, and Patrick Sutton, guitar

Duplessy, Mattias: Sonata for Cello and Guitar, Allegro
Zenamon Jaime Mertenbaum: Reflexoes (for cello and guitar)
Beethoven: String Trio Op. 9 No. 1

Concert will be available for streaming online anytime between February 21st and March 21st, so ticket buyers can view this concert as many times as they would like! “Intermission” will include a tour of a featured Brooks art exhibition.

No live performance.
Concert will be available online.

Ensembles of Iris
March 28 – April 28, 2021

IRIS AT THE BROOKS: ENSEMBLES OF IRIS
Guest Artists: Aizuri Quartet, Momenta Quartet, Dorian Wind Quintet, & Sybarite 5

Jessica Meyer: “Getting Home…I must be” for violin and loop pedal
Barabra StrozziL’usignuolo, arr. Alex Fortes
Eleanor Alberga (b. 1949): String Quartet No. 1, III. Frantically driven yet playful
Haydn: String Quartet in G Major, Op. 54 No. 1
Amanda Harberg: Suite for Wind Quintet (2017, commissioned by the Dorian Wind Quintet)
John Coltrane: Alabama

No live performance.
Concert will be available online.

Nancy Zhou
May 2, 2021

IRIS AT THE BROOKS
Guest Artist: Nancy Zhou, violin
Iris Musician: Adrienne Park, piano

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 30 No. 1
Grieg:
Violin Sonata No. 3 Op. 45

Conditions permitting, this concert will take place outdoors at The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.


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Iris Season: (901) 746-9948