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Des Moines Symphony – Masterworks 1: Season Debut – From Russia With Ilya
Des Moines Symphony – Masterworks 1: Season Debut – From Russia With Ilya
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Date/Time
Date(s) - September 14, 2013
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Civic Center of Greater Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Ilya Yakushevpiano

GLINKA     Overture to Russlan & Ludmilla
PROKOFIEV     Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major
RACHMANINOFF     Symphony No. 2 in E Minor

Joseph Giunta begins his 25th Anniversary Season with an all-Russian program, inviting back unforgettable Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev, winner of the World Piano Competition and recipient of the Gawon International Music Society Award. Plus, Giunta conducts his favorite post-romantic symphony, Rachmaninoff’s sweeping and majestic Symphony No. 2 – a concert filled with beauty, passion and orchestral virtuosity.

Single tickets are $15-$55 and are available through Ticketmaster and the Civic Center Ticket Office. Student tickets are $7.50-$27.50 and are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines; open 9a-5p Monday through Friday and two hours prior to performances). Student rush tickets, subject to availability, are $5 for junior high and high school students and $10 for all other students the day of the concert through the Civic Center Ticket Office.

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