April 27, 2019 Saturday | 7:30 pm | Des Moines Civic Center
April 28, 2019 Sunday | 2:30 pm | Des Moines Civic Center
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms
GERSHWIN Music from Porgy & Bess
Iowa native and internationally-renowned singer Simon Estes has filled opera houses from New York City to Paris and beyond. Now, experience his powerful voice in person as Simon performs selections from Gershwin’s beloved Porgy & Bess with the Des Moines Symphony. This special concert also features Luther College’s celebrated Nordic Choir singing Bernstein’s choral masterpiece Chichester Psalms, but first, the breathtaking joy of Shostakovich’s brilliant, colorful Festive Overture.