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Posted May 07, 2022in

Masterworks 7: Pictures at an Exhibition

Season Finale! Experience the romantic thrill of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto played by virtuoso Alessio Bax. Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst dazzles with swirling, kaleidoscopic musical colors. Finally, feel the stirring joy [...]

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Posted April 09, 2022in

Masterworks 6: Beethoven’s Ninth

The Symphony’s April concert opens with the heroic trumpet call of Beethoven’s Leonore Overture and ends with his Ninth Symphony, the joyful anthem of humanity and brotherhood. Joseph Giunta and [...]

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Posted March 19, 2022in

Masterworks 5: Beethoven & Shostakovich

Conductor Laureate of the San Diego Symphony Jahja Ling leads the Orchestra in the effervescent Remembering Gatsby. Rising star Janice Carissa plays Beethoven’s turbulent, poetic Third Piano Concerto. Shostakovich’s Fifth [...]

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Posted December 31, 2021in

Pops 2: New Year’s Eve Pops – The Music of Elton John

Grammy and Tony-nominated Broadway star Michael Cavanaugh and his band join the Des Moines Symphony for a high-energy celebration that will have you singing along to classic hits and rock [...]

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Posted November 20, 2021in

Masterworks 3: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

Renowned for his intensely expressive music making, Paul Huang joins the Symphony to perform Beethoven’s transcendent Violin Concerto in a program featuring the noble grandeur and epic journey of Sibelius’s [...]

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Posted October 23, 2021in

Masterworks 2: Tchaikovsky’s Fourth

Tchaikovsky’s blazing Fourth Symphony punctuates dreamlike, lyrical passages with cosmic joy and dramatic spectacle. Beethoven’s “Triple” Concerto features Concertmaster Jonathan Sturm, Principal Cellist Julie Sturm, and pianist Nicholas Roth. But [...]

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Posted October 23, 2021in

Masterworks 2: Tchaikovsky’s Fourth

Tchaikovsky’s blazing Fourth Symphony punctuates dreamlike, lyrical passages with cosmic joy and dramatic spectacle. Beethoven’s “Triple” Concerto features Concertmaster Jonathan Sturm, Principal Cellist Julie Sturm, and pianist Nicholas Roth. But [...]

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Posted September 25, 2021in

Masterworks 1: Beethoven’s Fifth

The most famous four notes in music open Beethoven’s gripping, powerful Fifth Symphony. Hear the raw power and dramatic triumph in a Season Debut packed with spectacle, from Corigliano’s Promenade [...]

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Posted June 26, 2021in

Water Lantern Festival Des Moines

Water Lantern Festival is Back! Des Moines Water Lantern Festival is coming up on June 26, 2021! Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY! Water Lantern Festival is a [...]

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Posted June 19, 2021in

Des Moines Health & Fitness Expo

Explore lots of local vendors with the latest in health and fitness industry. Get health, nutrition, and fitness education from experts in their fields. Participate in one of many educational [...]

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