Jeanne & Richard Levitt
John Merriman & Barbara Beatty
Dr. Harlan & Audrey Rosenberg
Drs. Robert & Rebecca Shaw
BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Afternoon of a Faun)
SAINT-SAENS Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor
BRAHMS Symphony No. 1 in C Minor
Civic Center, 221 Walnut Street in Downtown Des Moines
At just 21 years old, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has electrified the classical music world with his spell-binding performances. The Daily Telegraph named him one of the “Top 10 Britons of the Year” and he is Gramophone’s youngest ever double-award winner. Joseph Giunta concludes his 25th Anniversary Season with one of the most famous impressionist works, Debussy’s beautiful Faun, and Brahms’ majestic First Symphony this Mother’s Day Weekend!
Tickets: Single tickets are $15-$55 and are available through Ticketmaster (up until two hours prior to performances) and the Civic Center Ticket Office (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines; open 9a-5p Monday through Friday and two hours prior to performances). Student tickets are $7.50-$27.50 and are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office. Student rush tickets, subject to availability, 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.
- PROGRAM NOTES: Learn more about the pieces on this program here!
- AUDIO: Experience the excitement of these concerts with this radio spot!
- PLAN YOUR VISIT: Find out what to expect and where to eat before and after the concert here.
- Concert Prelude Talks begin 45 minutes prior to each Masterworks concert in the Prairie Meadows (East) Lobby.