• Ticket Price
    Students Half Price
  • Duration
    2hrs 10min
    One intermission
Season Finale: Giunta Conducts Rachmaninoff

Season Finale: Giunta Conducts Rachmaninoff

Gabriela Martinez plays Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto in a symphonic celebration of the composer’s 150th birthday.

Our Season Finale begins with Anna Clyne’s mysterious This Midnight Hour, a thrilling, dramatic piece packed with twists and turns. Gabriela Martinez is one of classical music’s most exciting new artists; experience the thrill of hearing Rachmaninoff’s glorious, lyrical Second Piano Concerto performed by this rising star. Our celebration of Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday concludes with the composer’s rapturous, romantic Second Symphony.

Event Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Guest Artist Sponsors

  • The Rosenberg Family in Honor of Audrey & Dr. Harlan Rosenberg


  • Anna CLYNE This Midnight Hour Listen
  • RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 Listen
  • RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 Listen


  • Joseph Giunta Conductor Bio
  • Gabriela Martinez Pianist Bio


Single tickets are $15-$70 and are available through Des Moines Performing Arts. Ticket prices are subject to a $5 increase on the day of the concert, excluding student rush tickets.

Student tickets are $7.50-$35 and are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office. Student rush tickets, subject to availability, are $5 for junior high and high school students and $10 for all other students the day of the concert through the Civic Center Ticket Office. One ticket sold per valid Student ID.

Learn More

Join us 45 minutes before the concert in the Prairie Meadows (East) Lobby for a free Concert Prelude Talk. Led by Dr. Eric McIntyre of Grinnell College, these discussions are complimentary to ticket holders and offer engaging and topical commentary on the featured program.