Events

Des Moines Symphony – Masterworks 4: Romantic Rhapsody In Blue – The Gershwin Experience
Des Moines Symphony – Masterworks 4: Romantic Rhapsody In Blue – The Gershwin Experience
Loading Map....

Date/Time
Date(s) - February 15, 2014
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Joseph Giuntaconducting

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with the iconic American music of George Gershwin! In this special concert event, his greatest music including Rhapsody In BlueLove Is Here To Stay, Summertime and I Got Rhythm, come to life like never before. Singing and pianistic virtuosity highlight the program which also includes rarely-seen footage of the famous Gershwin family, broadcast on a giant screen above the stage, telling the story of brothers George and Ira Gershwin and the music that continues to delight audiences for generations later. This will be an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend concert event you won’t want to miss! This concert is presented by The Ruan Family and Bankers Trust.

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.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Stars salute Pete Townshend

Fresh
24-overlay6

The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.

in Music

Mariah Carey was really not into ‘American Idol’

mairahcarey

The pop diva says the show was among the "worst" experiences in her long career.

in Music

Fans credit Taylor Swift concert with saving them after car crash

taylorswift

Is there anything Taylor Swift cannot do?

in Music

Lady Gaga launches fashion for four-legged friends

ladygaga

The pop star has been inspired by her beloved pet pooch to create a collection of products for dogs.

in Entertainment

Cast of ‘Big Bang Theory’ helps students study science

bigbangtheory

Dozens of crew and cast members, including Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, have raised more than $4 million for "The Big Bang Theory" Scholarship Endowment.