Symphonies of Iowa Encore Broadcast for Monday, November 18, 2013

Nov 13, 2013

Featured on Iowa Public Radio’s Symphonies of Iowa series broadcast Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7 p.m. is an encore performance by the Des Moines Symphony as they celebrate and honor their partnership and history with Drake University. The symphony began in 1937 as the Drake/Des Moines Symphony. Choirs from Drake University join with the Des Moines Symphony in this celebration of 75 years of rich music making.

The Des Moines Symphony Orchestra, Drake Choir, and Drake University/Community Chorus performing Carmina Burana.
Credit Des Moines Symphony Orchestra


Joseph Giunta, music director
Gregory Oakes & Clarence Padilla, clarinets
Carrie Ellen Giunta, soprano
Christopher Pfund, tenor
Robert Orth, baritone
The Drake Choir, Drake Chamber Choir, and Drake University/Community Chorus, directed by Aimee Beckmann-Collier
Drake Chorale, directed by Linda Vanderpool
Drake University Orchestra, directed by Akira Mori
Heartland Youth Choir, directed by Barbara Sletto 

BRAHMS                              Academic Festival Overture
KROMMER                        Concerto for Two Clarinets & Orchestra in E-flat Major
ORFF                                     Carmina Burana

(Concert recorded April 13 and 14, 2013)