Des Moines Symphony, Simon Estes, and Nordic Choir at the Civic Center

Masterworks 6: Simon Sings Porgy & Bess

Please join us for this special event in Des Moines.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Des Moines Symphony, Simon Estes, and Nordic Choir
Shostakovich, Festive Overture
Bernstein, Chichester Psalms with Nordic Choir
Gerswhin, Music from Porgy & Bess featuring Simon Estes

The Des Moines Symphony is celebrating the 30th anniversary under the leadership of Conductor Joseph Giunta. They are excited to have Iowa native and internationally-renowned singer Simon Estes perform selections from Gershwin’s beloved Porgy & Bess with the Des Moines Symphony. This special concert also features our own Nordic Choir singing Bernstein’s choral masterpiece Chichester Psalms, but first, the breathtaking joy of Shostakovich’s brilliant, colorful Festive Overture.

Des Moines Civic Center, 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, Iowa

Tickets: Single tickets are $15-$68 and are available through Des Moines Performing Arts. Please note single ticket prices are subject to a $5 increase on the day of the concert, excluding student rush tickets.

Student tickets are $7.50-$33 and are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office. 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. One ticket sold per valid Student ID.

Purchase concert tickets here.

A reception and dinner for alumni, parents and friends before the concert will be organized by the college, more information to follow.

Joseph Giunta
Simon Estes