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Des Moines Symphony

  • Region: Downtown
  • The Temple For Performing Arts
  • 1011 Locust Street, Suite 200
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 280-4004
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The Des Moines Symphony is a not-for-profit, full-service professional orchestra formed in 1937 to enrich, educate and entertain the community. Performances include seven pairs of Masterworks concerts, the traditional pops performance on New Year's Eve, education and family concerts and other special events in its home at the Des Moines Civic Center.

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  • Admission Price: Adults, $15-60; Students, $7.50-27.50.
  • Group Rates: 15% discount for groups of 10+.
  • Hours of Operation: Civic Center Ticket Office: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F.
  • Season: September - May.
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Private lessons and three Youth Orchestra available through the Des Moines Symphony Academy, dmsymphony.org/academy.
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Masterworks 1: Season Debut- Invitation to the Dance

  • September 23, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 1: Season Debut- Invitation to the Dance

  • September 24, 2017
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Masterworks 2: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

  • October 21, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 2: Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

  • October 22, 2017
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

The Music of Queen

  • November 11, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 3: Ritual Fire Dance

  • November 18, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 3: Ritual Fire Dance

  • November 19, 2017
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

New Year's Eve Pops: The Classic Hits of Motown

  • December 31, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Masterworks 4: Stravinsky's Petrouchka

  • February 10, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 4: Stravinsky's Petrouchka

  • February 11, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Masterworks 5: Beethoven 7- Apotheosis of the Dance

  • March 24, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 5: Beethoven 7- Apotheosis of the Dance

  • March 25, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Masterwork 6: Beyond the Score- Elgar's Enigma Variations

  • April 28, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterwork 6: Beyond the Score- Elgar's Enigma Variations

  • April 29, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Masterworks 7: Season Finale- Rhapsody in Blue

  • May 19, 2018
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Masterworks 7: Season Finale- Rhapsody in Blue

  • May 20, 2018
    From: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM