Nov
15
Fri
Best of Cedar Rapids Gospel Concert @ New Covenant Bible Church
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm

The Harmony Hawks Chorus invites all to our annual Best of Cedar Rapids Gospel Concert featuring the chorus and a host of top local talent.

Free admission. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit Cedar Rapids His Hands Ministry, a local free clinic. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., concert begins at 7:00.

Directions: At Exit 28 on 1-380, turn east to North Center Point Road, then turn south.

Nov
16
Sat
ORCHESTRA IOWA MASTERWORKS II: PASSION OF ANGELS @ Paramount Theatre
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm

THE MIGHT OF THE WURLITZER ORGAN!

Angelic music will echo throughout the theatre in Orchestra Iowa’s Passion of Angels November Masterworks concert. Marjan Mozetich’s Passion of Angels for two harps and orchestra is featured along with the Prelude to Wagner’s opera about the Holy Grail Quest, “Parsifal.” The mighty Wurlitzer will shake the rafters while joining the orchestra in the final movement of the majestic Symphony No. 3, “Organ” by Camille Saint-Saëns.

PROGRAM

WAGNER
Prelude to Parsifal

MOZETICH
Passion of Angels
Gretchen Brumwell, Harp
Katie Wychulis, Harp

SAINTSAËNS
Symphony No. 3, “Organ

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under are eligible for a FREE ticket with paying adult. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some restrictions may apply.

College Student tickets can be purchased for $10.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

Dec
7
Sat
ORCHESTRA IOWA PARTNER PRODUCTION: NUTCRACKER BALLET @ Paramount Theatre
Dec 7 @ 2:30 pm

ENCHANTED EXPERIENCE!

Celebrate the holidays with an enchanted experience for the whole family. Be swept away on a journey to the land of sweets, as Orchestra Iowa & Ballet Quad Cities present The Nutcracker. Breathtaking sets, dazzling costumes, incredible dancers, and extraordinary music. This performance will leave you with memories to cherish for years to come.

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under or in College are eligible for half-off tickets. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some other restrictions may apply.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

ORCHESTRA IOWA PARTNER PRODUCTION: NUTCRACKER BALLET @ Paramount Theatre
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm

ENCHANTED EXPERIENCE!

Celebrate the holidays with an enchanted experience for the whole family. Be swept away on a journey to the land of sweets, as Orchestra Iowa & Ballet Quad Cities present The Nutcracker. Breathtaking sets, dazzling costumes, incredible dancers, and extraordinary music. This performance will leave you with memories to cherish for years to come.

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under or in College are eligible for half-off tickets. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some other restrictions may apply.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

Dec
31
Tue
The Roaring (20)20s @ The History Center
Dec 31 2019 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:00 am

Get out your flapper dresses and pinstripe suits! We’re ringing in The Roaring 20s this New Year’s Eve with entertainment provided by Vandello!

Tickets are NOW on sale!

This event is sponsored by John & Dyan Smith.

Jan
17
Fri
CEDAR RAPIDS OPERA THEATRE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY @ Paramount Theatre
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm

RIVETING & EMOTIONAL!

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre opens its season with Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece Madama Butterfly. One of the top five most frequently performed operas, it tells the heartbreaking and timeless tale of unrequited love, and will have audiences riveted from the first sweet notes through the intense and emotional finale.

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under or in College are eligible for half-off tickets. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some other restrictions may apply.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

Jan
19
Sun
CEDAR RAPIDS OPERA THEATRE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY @ Paramount Theatre
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm

RIVETING & EMOTIONAL!

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre opens its season with Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece Madama Butterfly. One of the top five most frequently performed operas, it tells the heartbreaking and timeless tale of unrequited love, and will have audiences riveted from the first sweet notes through the intense and emotional finale.

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under or in College are eligible for half-off tickets. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some other restrictions may apply.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

Jan
27
Mon
Cornell College Music Mondays: Palisades Ensemble @ King Chapel
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm

The Palisades Ensemble was founded in 1992 by conductor and Cornell Professor of Music Martin Hearne and is comprised of the finest instrumental musicians from regional orchestras in the upper Midwest. The ensemble first performed at the 93rd Annual May Music Festival at Cornell College and has returned to the Festival and Music Mondays many times.

Its program will be “El Sombrero de Tres Picos,” Suite No. 1, by Manuel De Falla; “Chants d’Auvergne” (selected from Series 1–5) by Joseph Canteloube, featuring soprano soloist Lisa Hearne; and “Appalachian Spring Suite for Orchestra” by Aaron Copland.

Feb
1
Sat
ORCHESTRA IOWA MASTERWORKS III: BEETHOVEN 250 @ Paramount Theatre
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm

BEAUTIFUL & TRIUMPHANT!

The much acclaimed and award-winning Bulgarian violinist Bella Hristova, joins Orchestra Iowa in a January Masterworks Beethoven 250 concert with a spell-binding performance of the masterwork Sibelius Violin Concerto. The orchestra will also start off a year of celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth with a performance of his glorious Symphony #7.

PROGRAM

PANUFNIK
Landscape

SIBELIUS
Violin Concerto
Bella Hristova, Violin

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 7

TICKET DETAILS

Students age 17 & under are eligible for a FREE ticket with paying adult. Subject to availability. Zones 2-5 Only. Some restrictions may apply.

College Student tickets can be purchased for $10.

Student & College Tickets MUST be purchased through at the Ticket Office by phone at 319-366-8203 or in-person at 119 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401.

Feb
9
Sun
Preucil School of Music’s 46th Annual String Concert @ Hancher Auditorium
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

You are invited to the Preucil School of Music’s 46th Annual String Concert!  The Preucil School of Music, established in 1975, is internationally known for excellence and offers a wide range of Suzuki method-based instrument lessons, group classes, orchestras, and chamber music for all ages. This concert will feature over 200 students with ages ranging from 3-18 playing violin, viola, cello and bass. This event is free and open to the public.