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The Music of Elton John Starring Michael Cavanaugh

The Music of Elton John Starring Michael Cavanaugh

Ring in the New Year with the greatest hits of Elton John, backed by the full orchestra power of your Des Moines Symphony

Michael Cavanaugh was called “the new voice of the American Rock and Roll songbook” by Billboard. From classic Elton John hits “Tiny Dancer,” “Bennie and the Jets” and “Rocket Man” to rock favorites like “Live and Let Die” and “Pinball Wizard,” this Grammy and Tony-nominated Broadway star and his band entertain with a high-energy show that will have you singing along all night! Ring in the New Year with the Des Moines Symphony and the greatest hits of Elton John.

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  • Joseph Giunta Conductor Bio
  • Michael Cavanaugh Vocalist Bio


Single tickets start at $35 and are available through through Des Moines Performing Arts. Please note all ticket prices are subject to increase.

The Des Moines Symphony welcomes children five years and older to attend performances. Children of any age are welcome to attend youth and family concerts. All children, regardless of age, must have their own ticket to attend performances.

This concert has been rescheduled from the 2020-21 Season. All previously issued tickets will be valid. If you are not sure whether you hold tickets to this concert, please call the Civic Center Ticket Office at 515.246.2300. 

Health & Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our musicians, audiences, and staff is our top priority. We are developing a detailed plan for a safe return to the Civic Center which includes extensive mitigation measures for both audiences and musicians. 

We anticipate that our health and safety protocols will evolve throughout the season as the CDC’s guidelines for indoor gatherings are updated. Ticket holders should expect an email detailing specific protocols for entering Des Moines Performing Arts venues closer to the date of their performance(s).

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