Masterworks 7: Season Finale – The Firebird

Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:30pmSubscribe
Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:30pmSubscribe
Program

GLINKA  Overture to Russlan & Ludmilla

TCHAIKOVSKY  Piano Concerto No. 1

KHACHATURIAN  Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia from Spartacus

STRAVINSKY  The Firebird Suite

Joseph Giuntaconducting

Alessio Baxpiano

Location

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

From the rollicking Overture to Russlan & Ludmilla to the riveting Firebird, the Des Moines Symphony’s Season Finale will have you at the edge of your seat! Experience the romantic thrill of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto played by virtuoso Alessio Bax, then, Khachaturian’s enchanting Adagio from Spartacus will enthrall you with its exquisite melodies. Finally – the colorful, evocative tale of the Firebird will raise the rafters of the Civic Center, bringing the season to a dazzling finish.

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