Symphony To Perform ‘Spring Serenade’

The Des Moines Symphony is broadcasting concerts from the Temple for Performing Arts, with limited musicians to ensure social distancing. Photo: Des Moines Symphony

The Des Moines Symphony’s Live from the Temple series, virtual concerts broadcast from the Temple for Performing Arts, continues next week (7 p.m. on March 18) with “Spring Serenade.” The performance will open with Richard Strauss’ “Serenade in E-flat Major,” followed by “Petite Symphonie.” It closes with Mozart’s “G Minor Symphony” and Frederick Delius’ “On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring.”

Each broadcast includes interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, along with a post-concert interview with Music Director Joseph Giunta. Streaming passes are $20 per household.

Table 128 will provide a three-course as well, which you can select when purchasing concert tickets. The full menu ($35 per person) includes spinach salad, duck confit and two profiteroles, with two wine options ($20 per bottle). Find more information here.

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