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Season Finale: Giunta Conducts Rachmaninoff

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    Gabriela Martinez plays Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto in a symphonic celebration of the composer’s 150th birthday.
    Our Season Finale begins with Anna Clyne’s mysterious This Midnight Hour, a thrilling, dramatic piece packed with twists and turns. Gabriela Martinez is one of classical music’s most exciting new artists; experience the thrill of hearing Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto performed by this rising star. Our celebration of Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday concludes with the composer’s rapturous, romantic Second Symphony.
    Tickets are $15-$70 and are available through Des Moines Performing Arts. Ticket prices increase $5 on the day of the concert, excluding student rush tickets.
    Half-price student tickets are $7.50-$35 & are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office. Student rush tickets are $5 for junior high and high school students and $10 for all other students the day of the concert through the Civic Center Ticket Office. One ticket sold per valid Student ID.
    The Des Moines Symphony welcomes children five years and older to attend performances. Children of any age are welcome to attend youth and family concerts. All children, regardless of age, must have their own ticket to attend performances.

    Joseph Giunta, conducting; Gabriela Martinez, piano