SOI Encore: "Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 - Beyond the Score"

Aug 24, 2016

This week’s Symphonies of Iowa encore broadcast features the Des Moines Symphony’s “Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 – Beyond the Score” concert. The concert includes Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 in the symphony’s 6th collaboration with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Also included in this broadcast will be a selection from the DMSO’s Beethoven one to nine project recorded throughout their 2003-4 season.

The Des Moines Symphony Orchestra
Credit Des Moines Symphony

Travel back in time with the Des Moines and Chicago Symphonies to WWII Soviet Russia as they perform Prokofiev’s iconic symphony. Prokofiev composed his majestic masterpiece to echo a patriotic emotion, a work that he himself described as “a hymn to free and happy Man, to his mighty powers, his pure and noble spirit.” Join us on Monday, August 29 at 7 p.m. for this Symphonies of Iowa encore broadcast!


PROKOFIEV   Symphony No. 5

BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 2 from the DMSO’s 2003-4 Beethoven one to nine project

Maestro Joseph Giunta, Music Director and Conductor