Take in the Tony Award-Winning talent of Broadway's Santino Fontana, travel back in time with the classic sounds of doo-wop as you ring in the New Year, and be transported to the world of Final Fantasy® in three one-night only experiences with the Symphony.

Enjoy all three with our Pops Trio, or join us for New Years and Final Symphony with the Pops Pair.

Pops Series

  • SANTINO FONTANA WITH THE DES MOINES SYMPHONY Perhaps best known as the voice of villainous Prince Hans in the Academy Award-winning Disney film Frozen, Tony Award-winning Santino Fontana is one of Broadways’ favorite leading men. His rich voice and charisma take center stage when he performs live with the Des Moines Symphony. (Oct 5, 2024)
  • NEW YEAR’S EVE POPS: THE DOO WOP PROJECT Ring in the new year with the classic sounds of doo-wop! The Doo Wop Project traces the inception of group singing to the biggest hits on the radio today. From the tunes of Frankie Valli, The Drifters and The Four Seasons to reimagined favorites by Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Maroon 5, this is the hottest New Year’s Eve ticket in town! (Dec 31, 2024) 
  • FINAL SYMPHONY: MUSIC FROM FINAL FANTASY® Experience the musical world of Final Fantasy in this awe-inspiring orchestral production! Original compositions by Masashi Hamauzu and Nobuo Uematsu, including Terra’s Theme,Hum of the Fayth, Main Theme of FINAL FANTASY VII and J-E-N-O-V-A, have been lavishly arranged for orchestra into a symphonic poem, a piano concerto and a symphony in three movements. (Apr 26, 2025)