Classical
7:57 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Live from DM, It's Yankee Doodle Pops!

Join us at 8 PM on Wednesday, July 3rd for this year's Yankee Doodle Pops concert - LIVE from Des Moines!   Jared McCarty, winner of the symphony’s “Oh Say, Can You Sing?” contest, will kick off the concert at 8:30 with the Star Spangled Banner. The Des Moines Symphony and Joseph Giunta will continue with favorites celebrating America's many facets, and the concert culminates with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with Howitzer canons provided by the Iowa National Guard. The broadcast is part of IPR's "Performance Iowa" series, and is hosted by IPR's Jacqueline Halbloom and Karen Impola.

Maestro Joseph Giunta directs the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra at the Yankee Doodle Pops concert.
Maestro Joseph Giunta directs the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra at the Yankee Doodle Pops concert.
Credit Christopher Maharry, courtesy Des Moines Symphony