DM Symphony - Gershwin, Rodrigo, & Ravel

September 24 - 25, 2022 Des Moines Civic Center

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Intermission: 20 minutes
Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.
Official Website: dmsymphony.org

Joseph Giunta, conducting

Sharon Isbin, guitar

Kevin PUTS   -   Heartland Canons (2022) World Premiere

Commissioned by the Des Moines Symphony

Christopher BRUBECK   -   Affinity: Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra

GERSHWIN   -   An American in Paris

RODRIGO   -   Fantasia para un gentilhombre

RAVEL   -   Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No. 2

Sharon Isbin, called “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time” by Boston Magazine, joins the Symphony in its first annual Harriet S. and J. Locke Macomber Concert, an artistic initiative aimed at presenting once-in-a-lifetime works and internationally renowned soloists. The first half of the concert features a trio of American composers beginning with the world premiere of Kevin Puts’s Heartland Canons. Sharon Isbin performs Christopher Brubeck’s Affinity, written as an homage to his late father, jazz great Dave Brubeck, and composed for Isbin to perform. Finally, the impressionistic and intoxicating rhapsody of Gershwin’s An American in Paris. After intermission, Ms. Isbin performs Rodrigo’s dazzling Fantasia para un gentilhombre. The Symphony’s Season Debut concludes with more than 100 musicians performing Ravel’s rapturous, passionate Daphnis et Chloe

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Event Details

Intermission: 20 minutes
Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.
Official Website: dmsymphony.org

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