2019 Opening Night Celebration

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 5:30 p.m. Buy Tickets

Cowles Commons

221 Walnut Street

Des Moines, IA 50309

Event Details

Join us for the Des Moines Symphony’s 82nd Season Opening Night Celebration! The night begins with live music, festive cocktails and a creative al fresco dinner on Cowles Commons before hearing Grammy award-winner Gil Shaham’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto on our thrilling all-Tchaikovsky Season Debut.

COCKTAILS 5:30 PM | Hosted bar and live music

DINING 6:00 PM | Gourmet al fresco dinner stations featuring a variety of delightful fare

CONCERT 7:30 PM | Season Debut: Gil Shaham Plays Tchaikovsky

Valet parking north side of Capital Square

Cocktail attire

Celebration Table and Ticket Pricing

Concert tickets are not included in the price unless otherwise noted.

Patron Table(s) | $2,000

  • Includes admission for eight (8) and recognition at the event

Patron Ticket(s) | $250

  • Includes admission for one (1) and recognition at the event

Guest Dinner Ticket(s) | $125

  • Includes admission for one (1)

Young Friend Ticket + Concert Package(s) (40 and under) | $100

  • Includes admission for one and a ticket to that evening’s concert

Eventbrite - 2019 Opening Night & Celebration

You can purchase concert tickets online or call the Civic Center Box Office at (515) 246-2300.

Host Committee

Kate Hightshoe, chair Mary Honeyman
Sophia S. Ahmad Luke Mohlenhoff
Barbara Beatty, M.D. Daniel Royer
Russell J. Bitterman Ashlee Vieregger

The Des Moines Symphony’s 2019 Season Debut concerts are exclusively sponsored by the Levitt Family in memory of Richard S. Levitt.


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