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DMSO – Ritual Fire Dance

DMSO – Ritual Fire Dance

RAVEL  Alborada del gracioso

RODRIGO  Concierto de Aranjuez                                                  

FALLA  El amor brujo (Love, the Magician)

 

Andalusian melodies and rhythms combine with folk inspiration and magic tales in this Spanish-flavored concert featuring the internationally acclaimed Siudy Flamenco Dance Theater. First, listen to the spirited and virtuosic Alborada del gracioso. Next, guitarist Jose Luis de la Paz joins the Symphony to play Rodrigo’s beautiful, passionate Concierto de Aranjuez. Finally, Falla’s flamenco-inspired masterpiece El amor brujo (Love, the Magician) comes to rhythmic, vivid life in the Iowa premiere of the one-act ballet featuring Venezuelan dancer Siudy Garrido and members of her electrifying flamenco dance company. This innovative collaboration promises to be a thrilling evening of music and dance long remembered.

DMSO – Ritual Fire Dance

DMSO – Ritual Fire Dance

RAVEL  Alborada del gracioso

RODRIGO  Concierto de Aranjuez                                                  

FALLA  El amor brujo (Love, the Magician)

 

Andalusian melodies and rhythms combine with folk inspiration and magic tales in this Spanish-flavored concert featuring the internationally acclaimed Siudy Flamenco Dance Theater. First, listen to the spirited and virtuosic Alborada del gracioso. Next, guitarist Jose Luis de la Paz joins the Symphony to play Rodrigo’s beautiful, passionate Concierto de Aranjuez. Finally, Falla’s flamenco-inspired masterpiece El amor brujo (Love, the Magician) comes to rhythmic, vivid life in the Iowa premiere of the one-act ballet featuring Venezuelan dancer Siudy Garrido and members of her electrifying flamenco dance company. This innovative collaboration promises to be a thrilling evening of music and dance long remembered.

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

WEBER  Invitation to the Dance

BRUCH  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

RACHMANINOFF  Symphonic Dances

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jennifer Frautschiviolin

 

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 80th Season, ‘Music in Motion,’ with Weber’s graceful, vivacious Invitation to the Dance. Two-time GRAMMY nominee Jennifer Frautschi makes her triumphant return to Des Moines for a richly textured performance of Bruch’s beloved First Violin Concerto. Rachmaninoff’s final work, the brilliantly scored Symphonic Dances, ends our Season Debut in a blaze of whirling, lavish melodies.

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

DMSO – Invitation to the Dance

WEBER  Invitation to the Dance

BRUCH  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

RACHMANINOFF  Symphonic Dances

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jennifer Frautschiviolin

 

Joseph Giunta and the Des Moines Symphony open our 80th Season, ‘Music in Motion,’ with Weber’s graceful, vivacious Invitation to the Dance. Two-time GRAMMY nominee Jennifer Frautschi makes her triumphant return to Des Moines for a richly textured performance of Bruch’s beloved First Violin Concerto. Rachmaninoff’s final work, the brilliantly scored Symphonic Dances, ends our Season Debut in a blaze of whirling, lavish melodies.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO’s American Gothic and Bolero – Recorded May 13-14, 2017

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HINDEMITH  Symphonic Metamorphosis
Michael DAUGHERTY  American Gothic
SAINT-SAËNS  Cello Concerto No. 1
RAVEL  Bolero

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

Season Finale! Virtuoso cellist Matt Haimovitz makes his Des Moines Symphony debut in a program that stretches from Spain to France and all the way back to Iowa. Hear the music of Hindemith, composed to showcase the virtuosity of American orchestras, and Saint-Saëns’s beautiful First Cello Concerto. Iowa native Michael Daugherty’s American Gothic is accompanied by our world-premiere film celebrating Grant Wood’s Iowa. Finally, our season reaches its zenith with Ravel’s beloved, driving, hypnotic Bolero.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO’s American Gothic and Bolero – Recorded May 13-14, 2017

On your computer?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN (link at the top of the page)

On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to download the Public Radio Player App

HINDEMITH  Symphonic Metamorphosis
Michael DAUGHERTY  American Gothic
SAINT-SAËNS  Cello Concerto No. 1
RAVEL  Bolero

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

Season Finale! Virtuoso cellist Matt Haimovitz makes his Des Moines Symphony debut in a program that stretches from Spain to France and all the way back to Iowa. Hear the music of Hindemith, composed to showcase the virtuosity of American orchestras, and Saint-Saëns’s beautiful First Cello Concerto. Iowa native Michael Daugherty’s American Gothic is accompanied by our world-premiere film celebrating Grant Wood’s Iowa. Finally, our season reaches its zenith with Ravel’s beloved, driving, hypnotic Bolero.

DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

HINDEMITH  Symphonic Metamorphosis
Michael DAUGHERTY  American Gothic
SAINT-SAËNS  Cello Concerto No. 1
RAVEL  Bolero

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

Season Finale! Virtuoso cellist Matt Haimovitz makes his Des Moines Symphony debut in a program that stretches from Spain to France and all the way back to Iowa. Hear the music of Hindemith, composed to showcase the virtuosity of American orchestras, and Saint-Saëns’s beautiful First Cello Concerto. Iowa native Michael Daugherty’s American Gothic is accompanied by our world-premiere film celebrating Grant Wood’s Iowa. Finally, our season reaches its zenith with Ravel’s beloved, driving, hypnotic Bolero.

DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

DMSO – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

HINDEMITH  Symphonic Metamorphosis
Michael DAUGHERTY  American Gothic
SAINT-SAËNS  Cello Concerto No. 1
RAVEL  Bolero

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Matt Haimovitz, cello

Season Finale! Virtuoso cellist Matt Haimovitz makes his Des Moines Symphony debut in a program that stretches from Spain to France and all the way back to Iowa. Hear the music of Hindemith, composed to showcase the virtuosity of American orchestras, and Saint-Saëns’s beautiful First Cello Concerto. Iowa native Michael Daugherty’s American Gothic is accompanied by our world-premiere film celebrating Grant Wood’s Iowa. Finally, our season reaches its zenith with Ravel’s beloved, driving, hypnotic Bolero.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO’s Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ – Recorded April 1-2, 2017

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BERLIOZ  Symphonie Fantastique

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Hector Berlioz composed Symphonie Fantastique both to explore musical romanticism and to give his hometown of Paris a symphony of its own. The epic Symphonie Fantastique in its groundbreaking entirety is filled with unrequited love, witches, guillotines and phantasmagorical dreams.

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Radio ReBroadcast – DMSO – Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – DMSO’s Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ – Recorded April 1-2, 2017

On your computer?  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN (link at the top of the page)

On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to download the Public Radio Player App

BERLIOZ  Symphonie Fantastique

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Hector Berlioz composed Symphonie Fantastique both to explore musical romanticism and to give his hometown of Paris a symphony of its own. The epic Symphonie Fantastique in its groundbreaking entirety is filled with unrequited love, witches, guillotines and phantasmagorical dreams.