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Des Moines Symphony "On the Town"

  • 221 Walnut Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Des Moines Symphony
  • Dates: October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 PM
  • Event Times: Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2:30pm
  • Price: varies - see website
  • Overview

    Our 81st Season, ‘Giunta Celebrates Bernstein,’ continues with Leonard Bernstein’s first musical – On the Town. His rhythmic, energetic valentine to New York comes to life in a colorful program that features three of the Des Moines Symphony’s principal musicians as soloists – first in Bernstein’s jazz-inflected clarinet showpiece Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, then in Mozart’s sparkling, elegant Flute & Harp Concerto. After intermission, listen as Sibelius’s rich, melodic First Symphony conjures the wintry landscape of his native Finland.