Join us online November 8-12 for a full week of livestreamed programming in our Live from the Temple series! These livestreamed concerts and events can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home, or from anywhere in the world – and replayed at your convenience.
Filmed at the Temple for Performing Arts and broadcast live online, our Live from the Temple concerts feature a reduced-size orchestra spaced appropriately to ensure musician safety. Each broadcast features special interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, along with a post-concert Q&A session with Maestro Joseph Giunta. Click here for detailed instructions for accessing our concert broadcasts on your TV, a laptop, or even on your phone.
Join us throughout the week leading up to the concert for prelude talks, virtual cocktail parties, Classical Conversations, and more! Read on to view our full list of activities and create your own concert week schedule.
Live from the Temple: Copland & Vivaldi
The majesty of Handel and Copland’s idyllic, inspiring Appalachian Spring bookend a program that features Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American composer George Walker’s serene Lyric for Strings along with Vivaldi’s sparkling, brilliant Concerto for Two Trumpets.
Sun, Nov 8 at 7:00PM: Symphony with a Twist (Maestro's Circle Exclusive)
Members of the Maestro’s Circle are invited to join us for our virtual donor lounge – Symphony with a Twist!
Tue, Nov 10 at 7:00PM: ReMix (Free)
This fun and free event combines a live mixology class with music-themed team trivia.
Wed, Nov 11 at 6:30PM: Classical Conversations ($15)
Go inside the music in this informative and entertaining online class. Add on optional wine + cheese pairings from The Cheese Shop.
Thu, Nov 12 at 7:00PM: Copland & Vivaldi ($20)
Des Moines Symphony musicians Andrew Bishop and Andrew Classen feature in Vivaldi’s sparkling Concerto for Two Trumpets, plus Copland’s idyllic Appalachian Spring. Tune in at 6:30PM for our Concert Prelude Talk, or add on a dinner box or wine pairings from Bubba Restaurant to join us for dinner and a show.