2018-2019 Masterworks Concerts

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 7:30pm
Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 2:30pm
Program

BERNSTEIN  Overture to Candide

BEETHOVEN  “Emperor” Concerto

MAHLER  Symphony No. 1, “The Titan”

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Inon Barnatan, piano

Location

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

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 2:30pm
Program

BERNSTEIN  Three Dances from On the Town

BERNSTEIN  Prelude, Fugue & Riffs

MOZART  Flute & Harp Concerto

SIBELIUS  Symphony No. 1

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Gregory Oakes, clarinet

Kayla Burggraf, flute

Erin Brooker-Miller, harp

Location

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

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 7:30pm
Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 2:30pm
Program

SCHUMANN  Overture to Manfred

RÓSZA  Theme, Variations, & Finale

STRAUSS  Don Quixote                                                     

WAGNER  Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Julian Schwarz, cello

Location

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

John Nelson
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 2:30pm
Program

BERNSTEIN  Divertimento for Orchestra

PROKOFIEV  Piano Concerto No. 3

SCHUMANN  Symphony No. 2

John Nelson, guest conducting

Roman Rabinovich, piano

Location

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

Ellis Island / The New World
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 2:30pm
Program

Peter BOYER  Suite from Ellis Island: The Dream of America

GERSHWIN  Concerto in F

DVORAK  Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

Location

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

Simon Estes
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 2:30pm
Program

SHOSTAKOVICH  Festive Overture

BERNSTEIN  Chichester Psalms

GERSHWIN  Music from Porgy & Bess

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Simon Estes, bass-baritone

Luther College Nordic Choir

Andrew Last, Director

Location

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

Philippe Quint
Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 2:30pm
Program

ROSSINI  Overture to Italian in Algiers

KORNGOLD  Violin Concerto

BERNSTEIN  Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

RESPIGHI  Pines of Rome

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Philippe Quint, violin

Location

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