Masterworks 6: April in Paris

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Principal Financial Group

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 7:30pm Buy TicketsSubscribe
Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 2:30pm Buy TicketsSubscribe

ELGAR  Polonia

ELGAR  Cello Concerto in E Minor

DEBUSSY/Arr. CAILLIET  Clair de lune

OFFENBACH/Arr. ROSENTHAL  Music from Gaite Parisienne

Joseph Giuntaconducting

Camille Thomascello


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

Franco-Belgian sensation Camille Thomas, the first cellist signed in 40 years by the prestigious Deutsche Grammophon label, joins the Des Moines Symphony direct from the City of Lights for a concert featuring the works of Elgar, Debussy, and Offenbach. The concert opens with Elgar’s jaunty, jubilant Polonia and concludes with the colorful can-can from Offenbach’s Gaite Parisienne. But first, you’ll thrill to hear Debussy’s ethereal Clair de Lune and Elgar’s searing, rhapsodic Cello Concerto played with poignancy and passion by Ms. Thomas.

Tickets: Single tickets are $15-$70 and are available through Des Moines Performing Arts. Please note single 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.

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.

PLAN YOUR VISIT: Discover where to dine, where to park and more.

LEARN MORE: Concert Prelude Talks begin 45 minutes prior to each Masterworks concert in the Prairie Meadows (East) Lobby.

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