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Des Moines Symphony Season Debut: Beethoven and Mahler's "Titan"

  • 221 Walnut Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Des Moines Symphony
  • Dates: 9/22/2018, 9/23/2018
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 PM
  • Event Times: Saturday 7:30 pm; Sunday 2:30 pm
  • Price: varies - see website
  • Overview

    Joseph Giunta’s 30th Anniversary Season begins with the music that launched his career at the Des Moines Symphony – Mahler’s virtuosic “Titan” Symphony. Inon Barnatan, called "one of the most admired pianists of his generation" by the New York Times, makes his Des Moines debut playing Beethoven’s iconic “Emperor” Concerto. But first, the Symphony’s 81st Season, ‘Giunta Celebrates Bernstein,’ opens with one of Leonard Bernstein’s most beloved works – the witty, effervescent Candide Overture.