What: Des Moines Community Orchestra Spring Concert
When: Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Where: Sheslow Auditorium at Drake University
Conductor: Carl Johnson
Guest Violin Soloist: Jonathan Sturm (concertmaster of the DM Symphony Orchestra)
Reception: There will be a reception in Levitt Hall following the concert.
Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber
Journeys by Linda Robbins Coleman (local composer)
Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna by Von Suppe
Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 61 by Beethoven, featuring Jonathan Sturm, violinist
This concert is a memorial to the DM Community Orchestra's founder, Dr. Janice Wade. She commissioned the piece, Journeys, from Linda Robbins Coleman. Dr. Wade also performed the Beethoven violin concerto as a soloist with the DM Community Orchestra a number of years ago.
There will be a pre-concert talk given by the director at 1:00.