Acclaimed Italian Pianist to Star in Concert

Alessio Bax has appeared with more than 150 orchestras, performing in London, St. Petersburg, New York, Boston, Sydney and more. This will be Bax’s first appearance in Des Moines.

Italian classical pianist Alessio Bax will make his Des Moines debut with the Des Moines Symphony’s final concert of the season. A virtuoso, Bax graduated from the Conservatory of Bari, Italy, when he was 14, and has also appeared on National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concerts series.

The concert will include Beethoven’s “Consecration of the House” overture and Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto, ending with Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.” Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Purchase tickets here.

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