Opening Night Dinner

Nonprofit: Des Moines Symphony

Event: Opening Night Dinner

Date: Sept. 26, 2015

Venue: Cowles Commons

Main Attraction: The Des Moines Symphony’s Opening Night Dinner kicked off the Symphony’s 78th season. More than 110 guests enjoyed a prelude cocktail hour with live music from a Des Moines Symphony string quartet followed by an al fresco gourmet dinner.  Guests celebrated the world premiere of “Symphony On A Stick,” the orchestra’s 20th commission of a new work, and concertmaster Jonathan Sturm’s 25th anniversary season. Honorary co-chairs were Patty and Jim Cownie and Bill and Susan Knapp.

Food: Catering DSM

Photography: Minda Kuckuck

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