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Mozart's "Flute & Harp Concerto" with the Des Moines Symphony


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October 27, 2018 Saturday | 7:30 pm | Des Moines Civic Center
October 28, 2018 Sunday | 2:30 pm | Des Moines Civic Center

Program

BERNSTEIN  Three Dances from On the Town
BERNSTEIN  Prelude, Fugue & Riffs
MOZART  Flute & Harp Concerto
SIBELIUS  Symphony No. 1

Joseph Giunta, conducting
Gregory Oakes, clarinet
Kayla Burggraf, flute
Erin Brooker-Miller, harp

Our 81st Season, ‘Giunta Celebrates Bernstein,’ continues with Leonard Bernstein’s first musical – On the Town. His rhythmic, energetic valentine to New York comes to life in a colorful program that features three of the Des Moines Symphony’s principal musicians as soloists – first in Bernstein’s jazz-inflected clarinet showpiece Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, then in Mozart’s sparkling, elegant Flute & Harp Concerto. After intermission, listen as Sibelius’s rich, melodic First Symphony conjures the wintry landscape of his native Finland.