Harry Potter coming to the Des Moines Symphony! (Bonnie's blog 5/9/17

Maestro Joseph Giunta of the Des Moines Symphony joined us in the studio just after the 8:30 news.  

The Des Moines Symphony concludes its 2016-2017 79th Season with American Gothic and Bolero 7:30PM Saturday, May 13 & 2:30PM Sunday, May 14, 2017 at the Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines).

Virtuoso cellist Matt Haimovitz makes his Des Moines Symphony debut in a program that stretches from Spain to France and all the way back to Iowa. Hear the music of Hindemith, composed to showcase the virtuosity of American orchestras, and Saint-Saëns’s beautiful First Cello Concerto. Iowa native Michael Daugherty’s American Gothic is accompanied by our world-premiere film celebrating Grant Wood’s Iowa. Finally, our season reaches its zenith with Ravel’s beloved, driving, hypnotic Bolero.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sat, May 13 / 2:30 p.m. Sun, May 14

Where: Des Moines Civic Center, 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines

Tickets: $15-$65 through dmsymphony.org

Tickets go on sale May 12th for the Harry Potter movie/symphony that we spoke with the Maestro about that's coming February 2nd.  It's being played in all the nation's largest cities...and DES MOINES, IOWA!

Tomorrow on Van and Bonnie, we'll be talking with Trisha Barton about "Filling the Mayflower" and Kelly Collins about Mary's Meals Run.  We'll also give you two more chances to win $1,000!

Enjoy the beautiful weather!


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