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Des Moines Symphony – Season Finale – Rhapsody In Blue

Des Moines Symphony – Season Finale – Rhapsody In Blue

J. STRAUSS, Jr.  Voices of Spring Waltz

SHOSTAKOVICH  Piano Concerto No. 2

GERSHWIN  Rhapsody in Blue

RAVEL  La Valse

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Charlie Albright, piano

Season Finale! The final program of our 80th Season begins with the swirling music of the waltz king, Johann Strauss, Jr., and ends with Ravel’s brilliantly colored take on the music of Strauss, La Valse. But first, our season of ‘Music in Motion’ concludes as award-winning pianist Charlie Albright returns to play George Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue. Abright’s artistry and passion will bring you to your feet as our season reaches its exciting conclusion.

Des Moines Symphony – Season Finale – Rhapsody In Blue

Des Moines Symphony – Season Finale – Rhapsody In Blue

J. STRAUSS, Jr.  Voices of Spring Waltz

SHOSTAKOVICH  Piano Concerto No. 2

GERSHWIN  Rhapsody in Blue

RAVEL  La Valse

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Charlie Albright, piano

Season Finale! The final program of our 80th Season begins with the swirling music of the waltz king, Johann Strauss, Jr., and ends with Ravel’s brilliantly colored take on the music of Strauss, La Valse. But first, our season of ‘Music in Motion’ concludes as award-winning pianist Charlie Albright returns to play George Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue. Abright’s artistry and passion will bring you to your feet as our season reaches its exciting conclusion.

Alabama Symphony Orchestra – Carlos Conducts Ravel’s Bolero

Alabama Symphony Orchestra – Carlos Conducts Ravel’s Bolero

RAVEL: Bolero
DEBUSSY: La Mer
DUTILLEUX: Metaboles
RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2

 

Experience some treasures of French music, as the orchestra performs two of Ravel’s most loved pieces. Ravel himself described Bolero as his only true masterpiece, while Daphnis et Chloe features a truly brilliant finale.

Gain insight into the works you’re about to hear by joining us at 7pm for Concert Comments in the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free.

Alabama Symphony Orchestra – Carlos Conducts Ravel’s Bolero

Alabama Symphony Orchestra – Carlos Conducts Ravel’s Bolero

RAVEL: Bolero
DEBUSSY: La Mer
DUTILLEUX: Metaboles
RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2

 

Experience some treasures of French music, as the orchestra performs two of Ravel’s most loved pieces. Ravel himself described Bolero as his only true masterpiece, while Daphnis et Chloe features a truly brilliant finale.

Gain insight into the works you’re about to hear by joining us at 7pm for Concert Comments in the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. Free.

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.

Des Moines Symphony – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

Des Moines Symphony – 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.

Des Moines Symphony – Season Finale – American Gothic and Bolero

Des Moines Symphony – 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.