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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

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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 – Des Moines Symphony – “Romeo & Juliet and The King of Instruments”

Radio ReBroadcast – Des Moines Symphony – “Romeo & Juliet and The King of Instruments”

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – Des Moines Symphony – “Romeo & Juliet and The King of Instruments” (recorded Feb. 27-28, 2016)

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BERLIOZ   Introduction & Love Scene from Romeo & Juliet 
POULENC   Concerto for Organ, Timpani & Strings
SAINT-SAËNS   Symphony No. 3 “Organ”

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jeffrey Brillhartorgan

Romeo & Juliet is history’s greatest love story – experience the passion and drama of it live in this concert. Then, Jeffrey Brillhart, the small-town Iowa boy who studied at Drake University with our own Carl Staplin and grew up to be one of the world’s most prominent organists and also soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, takes his seat at the king of instruments in performances that will amaze and inspire.

Radio ReBroadcast – Des Moines Symphony – “Romeo & Juliet and The King of Instruments”

Radio ReBroadcast – Des Moines Symphony – “Romeo & Juliet and The King of Instruments”

Iowa Public Radio Broadcast – Symphonies of Iowa – Des Moines Symphony – “Romeo & Juliet and The King of Instruments” (recorded Feb. 27-28, 2016)

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   Introduction & Love Scene from Romeo & Juliet 
POULENC   Concerto for Organ, Timpani & Strings
SAINT-SAËNS   Symphony No. 3 “Organ”

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jeffrey Brillhartorgan

Romeo & Juliet is history’s greatest love story – experience the passion and drama of it live in this concert. Then, Jeffrey Brillhart, the small-town Iowa boy who studied at Drake University with our own Carl Staplin and grew up to be one of the world’s most prominent organists and also soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, takes his seat at the king of instruments in performances that will amaze and inspire.

Des Moines Symphony – Romeo & Juliet and the Organ Symphony

Des Moines Symphony – Romeo & Juliet and the Organ Symphony

BERLIOZ   Introduction & Love Scene from Romeo & Juliet 
POULENC   Concerto for Organ, Timpani & Strings
SAINT-SAËNS   Symphony No. 3 “Organ”

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jeffrey Brillhartorgan

Romeo & Juliet is history’s greatest love story – experience the passion and drama of it live in this concert. Then, Jeffrey Brillhart, the small-town Iowa boy who studied at Drake University with our own Carl Staplin and grew up to be one of the world’s most prominent organists and also soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, takes his seat at the king of instruments in performances that will amaze and inspire.

Des Moines Symphony – Romeo & Juliet and the Organ Symphony

Des Moines Symphony – Romeo & Juliet and the Organ Symphony

BERLIOZ   Introduction & Love Scene from Romeo & Juliet 
POULENC   Concerto for Organ, Timpani & Strings
SAINT-SAËNS   Symphony No. 3 “Organ”

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Jeffrey Brillhartorgan

Romeo & Juliet is history’s greatest love story – experience the passion and drama of it live in this concert. Then, Jeffrey Brillhart, the small-town Iowa boy who studied at Drake University with our own Carl Staplin and grew up to be one of the world’s most prominent organists and also soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, takes his seat at the king of instruments in performances that will amaze and inspire.

Elgin Symphony – Musical Chills & Thrills

Elgin Symphony – Musical Chills & Thrills

WAGNER – Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre 
SAINT-SAENS – Danse Macabre
MUSSORGSKY – Night on Bald Mountain (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov) 
ARNOLD Tam O’Shanter Overture
GOUNOD – Funeral March of a Marionette
STOOKEY – The Composer is Dead

Andrew Grams, conductor
Damon Gupton, narrator & guest conductor

Actor Damon Gupton debuts with the ESO in this hair-raising concert. Maestro Grams leads you through music that haunts the soul while Gupton, known for roles in “Whiplash,” “Suits,” and “Unfaithful,” narrates the comedic orchestra instrument tutorial, The Composer is Dead.

Elgin Symphony – Musical Chills & Thrills

Elgin Symphony – Musical Chills & Thrills

WAGNER – Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre 
SAINT-SAENS – Danse Macabre
MUSSORGSKY – Night on Bald Mountain (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov) 
ARNOLD Tam O’Shanter Overture
GOUNOD – Funeral March of a Marionette
STOOKEY – The Composer is Dead

Andrew Grams, conductor
Damon Gupton, narrator & guest conductor

Actor Damon Gupton debuts with the ESO in this hair-raising concert. Maestro Grams leads you through music that haunts the soul while Gupton, known for roles in “Whiplash,” “Suits,” and “Unfaithful,” narrates the comedic orchestra instrument tutorial, The Composer is Dead.