The University of Iowa

Steep Canyon Rangers

The sensational bluegrass band that helped Steve Martin and Martin Short open the new Hancher Auditorium returns for a free outdoor concert. The Steep Canyon Rangers will have you up and dancing as they help us welcome students back to campus—and the community to our front yard.

Iowa City West High School Show Choir Winter Swing Show

The Winter Swing Show is an opportunity for the public to take in the 2017-18 Iowa City West High School Show Choir Competition Shows before they begin their season in January. The concert will consist of West High's varsity show choir, The Good Time Company,  as well as West High's mixed prep group, Showtime. The show will also feature individual student acts as well as West's contemporary a cappella ensemble, Vox Novus.

UI Symphony Orchestra

William LaRue Jones, conductor

Tchaikovsky  Romeo and Juliet

Chen Gang and He Zhanhao  Butterfly Lovers Concerto
Yixue Zhang, tour soloist; Goh Suk Liang, erhu


Leonard Bernstein; arr. Jack Mason
West Side Story selections for orchestra

Shostakovich  Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102
Ksenia Nosikova, piano

UI Symphony Orchestra


Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)

Clarinet Concerto
Aaron Copland (1900–1990)
     Jorge Montilla Moreno, clarinet

Fantasia on an Ostinato
John Corigliano (b. 1986)


Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
     Poco sostenuto; Vivace