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Catch musical elegance. A city with harmonious grace. Des Moines is symphony songs from famous conductors. Endless classical compositions. A dramatic opera duet. Then cheers of Bravo! and Encore! Catch the music movement in Greater Des Moines.

 

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02-04-2015

Special Events

Classical Conversations

February 04, 2015

Join Dr. Eric Saylor for an informal and enjoyable class that introduces you to the music the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra will perform during the 2014-2015 season! This class is intended for anyone who enjoys music — from long-time Symphony-goers to those interested in attending their first concert. Enjoy the company of fellow music-lovers, a little wine and che...

02-15-2015

Two Davids in Concert

February 15, 2015
  • Location: Faith Lutheran Church
  • 10395 University Avenue
  • Clive, IA 50325
  • Times: 4 p.m.
  • Phone: 515-225-8334
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Join us for a delightful afternoon of one piano, four hands artistry by local pianists Dr. David Piersel and David Liljedahl at 4 p.m. February 15.  These performers thrill audiences with their artistic nuanced interpretations. A free-will offering will be taken. A registered piano technician, David Liljehahl has performed with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ci...

02-19-2015

OPERA Iowa Touring Troupe

February 19, 2015

Des Moines Metro Opera is unique in many ways among local arts entities & regional opera companies. The company is particularly proud of its guild chapters that encompass a nearly 150-mile radius from our home offices. DMMO would not be able to generate the reach & scope of its activities without the tireless work from its four guild chapters in Ames, Des Moines, Indi...

02-20-2015

Wine & Food Showcase

February 20, 2015

Started in 1985, this annual food and beverage event is the oldest in the area and has become a yearly favorite for foodies and oenophiles alike. Featuring more than 40 of the finest restaurants, caterers, wineries and breweries, the Wine & Food Showcase has become the premier event of its kind in Des Moines and has become Des Moines Metro Opera's signature fundraiser. Pa...

02-22-2015

ARIAS in Des Moines

February 22, 2015
  • Location: Central Presbyterian Church
  • 3829 Douglas Avenue
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Times: 2 p.m.
  • Admission: $25 Adults; $10 Students
  • Phone: 515-961-6221
  • Website

Des Moines Metro Opera is unique in many ways among local arts entities & regional opera companies. The company is particularly proud of its guild chapters that encompass a nearly 150-mile radius from our home offices. DMMO would not be able to generate the reach & scope of its activities without the tireless work from its four guild chapters in Ames, Des Moines, Indi...

Keys to Excellence Piano Series, Asaf Zohar

February 22, 2015
  • Venue: Drake University - Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main
  • 2507 University Ave
  • Des Moines, IA 50311
  • Times: 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
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This concert is part of the Keys to Excellence Piano Series, created to raise awareness of Drake's fundraising efforts. The series features internationally acclaimed artists performing n the Yamaha CFX concert grand.

02-26-2015

Note by Note Documentary Screening

February 26, 2015
  • Location: West Music Piano Gallery
  • 3304 100th Street
  • Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Times: 7 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone: 515-278-1000
  • Email | Website

The most thoroughly handcrafted instruments in the world, Steinway pianos are as unique & full of personality as the world-class musicians who play them. However, their makers are a dying breed: skilled cabinetmakers, gifted tuners, thorough hand-crafters. Note By Note is a feature-length independent documentary that follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand, #L103...

 
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