Welcome to our 79th Season – An Ode to Joy! From Bach, Beethoven, and Berlioz to Broadway and Bugs Bunny, our 2016-17 season is overflowing with symphonic Masterworks, dazzling Pops, and internationally acclaimed guest artists.
The Des Moines Symphony is a not-for-profit, full-service professional orchestra formed in 1937 to enrich, educate, and entertain the community by performing great orchestral music. The Des Moines Symphony is led by Music Director and Conductor Joseph Giunta and is Central Iowa’s largest and most-active, year-round professional performing arts producing organization.
Des Moines Performing Arts is a private 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit corporation presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states. It is the presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is the performing home of many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. Events, dates, times, performers and prices subject to change without notice.