2016-2017 Masterworks Concerts

Symphony in New Shell
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, Sep 25, 2016 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

ROSSINI  William Tell Overture
J.S. BACH  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 9, “Choral – An Ode to Joy”

Joseph Giunta, conducting
The Drake Choir  Aimee Beckmann-Collier, Director
Simpson College Chamber Singers Timothy A. McMillin, Director
Des Moines Vocal Arts Ensemble Timothy A. McMillin, Director

Kayla Burggraf, flute
Jonathan Sturm, violin
Gregory Hand, harpsichord

Carrie Ellen Giunta, soprano
Mary Creswell, alto
Scott Ramsay, tenor
Dashon Burton, bass

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines)

Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

WAGNER  Overture to The Flying Dutchman
BRAHMS  Violin Concerto
MOZART  Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”
R. STRAUSS  Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Vadim Gluzman, violin

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines)

Lise DeLaSalle
Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo & Juliet (Overture Fantasy)
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
PROKOFIEV Music from Romeo & Juliet
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines)

JoAnn Falletta
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

BRAHMS  Academic Festival Overture
William BOLCOM  Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet
BRUCKNER  Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”

JoAnn Falletta, guest conducting
Oasis Quartet

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines)

Robert Thies
Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

WAGNER  Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
BRAHMS  Piano Concerto No. 2
MUSSORGSKY/Ravel  Pictures at an Exhibition

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines)

Beyond the Score
Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

BERLIOZ  Symphonie Fantastique

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matthew Krause, actor

Edwin Griffith, tenor

Eleanor Danaan, dancer

Beyond the Score – In Collaboration with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Gerard McBurney, Creative Director
Martha Gilmer, Executive Producer

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines)

Matt Haimovitz
Saturday, May 13, 2017 7:30pm Buy Tickets
Sunday, May 14, 2017 2:30pm Buy Tickets
Program

HINDEMITH  Symphonic Metamorphosis
Michael DAUGHERTY  American Gothic
SAINT-SAËNS  Cello Concerto No. 1
RAVEL  Bolero

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

Location

Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA)