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  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:00PM — Online
Copland & Vivaldi

Copland & Vivaldi

Des Moines Symphony musicians Andrew Bishop and Andrew Classen feature in Vivaldi’s sparkling Concerto for Two Trumpets, plus Copland’s idyllic Appalachian Spring

Our November concert opens with Handel’s majestic Entrance of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon and Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American composer George Walker’s serene Lyric for Strings. Principal Trumpet Andrew Bishop and Second Trumpet Andrew Classen feature in Vivaldi’s sparkling, brilliant Concerto for Two Trumpets; finally, Copland’s idyllic, inspiring Appalachian Spring. This Pulitzer Prize-winning composition evokes images of open fields and endless possibilities, finding peace and tranquility in “the valley of love and delight.”

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  • HANDEL Entrance of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon Listen
  • WALKER Lyric for Strings Listen
  • VIVALDI Concerto for Two Trumpets Listen
  • COPLAND Suite from Appalachian Spring Listen


  • Joseph Giunta Conductor Bio
  • Andrew Bishop Principal Trumpet Bio
  • Andrew Classen Trumpet Bio

Tickets & Access

Streaming passes are $20. Each ticket is valid for one device. Subscribers who have opted in to our streaming concerts will receive automatic access and do not need to purchase passes. 

These livestreamed concerts can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home – and replayed at your convenience. Click here to read detailed instructions for accessing these concert broadcasts, making it easy to enjoy them on a Smart TV, a laptop, or even on your phone.

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Join us throughout the week leading up to the concert for prelude talks, virtual cocktail parties, Classical Conversations, and more! Just click "Tickets" at the top of this page to create your own custom concert week schedule.

Dinner and a Show

Want to enhance your experience? Join us for dinner and a show! We’ve partnered with three local restaurants to pair a custom multi-course dinner box with each concert. Click the "tickets" link above to add on the following options from Bubba Restaurant: 

Bubba's Three-Course Dinner Box: $30 per person

First: Crawfish corn chowder  /  ALT: Bubba Salad (vegetarian)

Second: Pork loin with apple chutney, sweet potato mash and broccolini  /  ALT: Baked succotash-stuffed chili relleno over rice and beans with fire-roasted tomato sauce and green onion aioli (vegan)

Third: Gingerbread cake with cream cheese frosting

Wine Pairings: $20 per bottle

Acacia Chardonnay

La Fiera Pinot Grigio

Amalaya Malbec

Orders must be placed by Monday, November 9 at 5:00PM. Dinner boxes can be picked up at Bubba (200 10th St, Des Moines) between 4:30pm and 5:30pm on Thursday, November 12. Meals will be hot and ready to eat upon pickup. Please contact Amanda Drish with any dietary restrictions or to request a vegetarian meal.