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Des Moines Symphony Simon Sings Porgy and Bess

  • 221 Walnut Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Des Moines Symphony
  • Dates: April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • 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

    Iowa native and internationally-renowned singer Simon Estes has filled opera houses from New York City to Paris and beyond. Now, experience his powerful voice in person as Simon performs selections from Gershwin’s beloved Porgy & Bess with the Des Moines Symphony. This special concert also features Luther College’s celebrated Nordic Choir singing Bernstein’s choral masterpiece Chichester Psalms, but first, the breathtaking joy of Shostakovich’s brilliant, colorful Festive Overture.