2018 Opening Night Celebration

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 5:30 Buy Tickets
Location

Cowles Commons | Civic Center

Join us for an evening filled with live music, an al fresco reception on Cowles Commons, and a post-concert toast to Joseph Giunta’s 30th Anniversary.

HONORARY CHAIRS
Drs. Rebecca & Robert Shaw


COCKTAILS | 5:30 PM
Hosted bar and and lively Brazilian music performed by Choro Moingona

CUISINE | 6:00 PM
Gourmet al fresco hearty hors d’oeuvres and dessert stations featuring worldly fare

CONCERT | 7:30 PM
Season Debut: Beethoven & Mahler’s ‘Titan’
Hear the music that launched Joseph Giunta’s Des Moines Symphony career—Mahler’s virtuosic “Titan” Symphony. Israeli piano sensation Inon Barnatan plays Beethoven’s iconic “Emperor” Concerto, but first, hear one of Leonard Bernstein’s most beloved works—the witty, effervescent Candide Overture.

POST-CONCERT | 9:30 PM
Drinks and desserts in the Civic Center’s West Balcony Lounge in celebration of Joseph Giunta’s 30th Anniversary

Valet parking north side of Capital Square | Cocktail attire

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Patron Ticket Package | $500

  • Recognition as a Patron Sponsor in the event program
  • Admission for two (2) to the pre-concert celebration reception with hearty hors d’ouevres and hosted bar with cocktails, wine, beer, and soda and lively Brazilian music performed by Choro Moingona
  • Access to the Des Moines Symphony Donor Lounge for drinks and snacks during intermission
  • Access to the post-concert reception to meet & mingle with our guest artist Inon Barnatan and to toast Joseph Giunta’s 30th Anniversary

Guest Ticket | $125

  • Admission for one (1) to the pre-concert celebration reception with hearty hors d’ouevres and hosted bar with cocktails, wine, beer, and soda and lively Brazilian music performed by Choro Moingona
  • Access to the Des Moines Symphony Donor Lounge for drinks and snacks during intermission
  • Access to the post-concert reception to meet & mingle with our guest artist Inon Barnatan and to toast Joseph Giunta’s 30th Anniversary

Young Patron Ticket + Concert Package (under 40) | $100

  • Admission for one (1) to the pre-concert celebration reception with hearty hors d’ouevres and hosted bar with cocktails, wine, beer, and soda and lively Brazilian music performed by Choro Moingona
  • One (1) ticket to Season Debut: Beethoven & Mahler’s ‘Titan’ on Sat Sep 22
  • Access to the Des Moines Symphony Donor Lounge for drinks and snacks during intermission
  • Access to the post-concert reception to meet & mingle with our guest artist Inon Barnatan and to toast Joseph Giunta’s 30th Anniversary

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HOSTS
Kate Hightshoe, chair
Russell & Kathleen Bitterman
Luke Mohlenhoff & Amy Myers
Daniel Royer & Brian Douglas
Angie & Brian Sanders
Ashlee & Carl Vieregger
Rebecca & Ryan Young

For more information, contact (515)280-4000 x0 or development@dmsymphony.org.

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