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A little out of order, but number 9 on Joe’s list of his 25 favorite things about Des Moines is The Temple for Performing Arts, home to the Symphony Academy and the Symphony’s administrative offices. This historic building is more than 100 years old! Have you been here?

A little out of order, but number 9 on Joe’s list of his 25 favorite things about Des Moines is The Temple for Performing Arts, home to the Symphony Academy and the Symphony’s administrative offices. This historic building is more than 100 years old! Have you been here?

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Down to the top 5 of Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines! This week’s feature is Coyote Run Farm Eggs.

Down to the top 5 of Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines! This week’s feature is Coyote Run Farm Eggs.

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Number 6 on Joe’s list of his 25 favorite things about Des Moines: The Downtown Farmer’s Market! A little less than three weeks until we can buy our favorite locally-grown produce!

Number 6 on Joe’s list of his 25 favorite things about Des Moines: The Downtown Farmer’s Market! A little less than three weeks until we can buy our favorite locally-grown produce!

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No. 7 on Joe’s list of his 25 favorite things about Des Moines - South Union!

No. 7 on Joe’s list of his 25 favorite things about Des Moines - South Union!

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Continuing to count down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines for his 25th year as Music Director and Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony. This week’s #8 favorite should look familiar to many of you - The Des Moines Symphony’s Yankee Doodle Pops! Looking forward to seeing many of you out on the lawn this 3rd of July.

Continuing to count down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines for his 25th year as Music Director and Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony. This week’s #8 favorite should look familiar to many of you - The Des Moines Symphony’s Yankee Doodle Pops! Looking forward to seeing many of you out on the lawn this 3rd of July.

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To celebrate Joseph Giunta’s 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony, we’re unveiling his 25 favorite things about Des Moines throughout the 2013-2014 Season (in no particular order). #10 isn’t exactly a “Des Moines” thing but we don’t disagree with him - it’s always fun watching the Hawkeyes play at your favorite Des Moines sports bar or restaurant! Go Hawks!! 
Check back next week for another of Joe’s 25 favorite things! And don’t forget to follow the hashtag #joes25dmfaves

To celebrate Joseph Giunta’s 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony, we’re unveiling his 25 favorite things about Des Moines throughout the 2013-2014 Season (in no particular order). #10 isn’t exactly a “Des Moines” thing but we don’t disagree with him - it’s always fun watching the Hawkeyes play at your favorite Des Moines sports bar or restaurant! Go Hawks!! 

Check back next week for another of Joe’s 25 favorite things! And don’t forget to follow the hashtag #joes25dmfaves

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We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 Favorite Things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Season as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony. #11 is probably a favorite for a lot of you - who doesn’t love donuts?! 
#11 - Dunkin Donuts
Keep following the hashtag #joes25dmfaves to see all of Joe’s favorites!

We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 Favorite Things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Season as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony. #11 is probably a favorite for a lot of you - who doesn’t love donuts?! 

#11 - Dunkin Donuts

Keep following the hashtag #joes25dmfaves to see all of Joe’s favorites!

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Happy 90th Birthday Rhapsody in Blue! You’ve never sounded better!

On this date 90 years ago, George Gershwin premiered “Rhapsody in Blue” at Aeolian Hall in New York. We are thrilled to be joining in on the celebration this weekend with our Masterworks 4 concerts: Romantic Rhapsody in Blue - Here to Stay - The Gershwin Experience

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We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in celebration of his 25th Season as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony. Today might be a little chilly to venture to his #12 - Gray’s Lake!! 

We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in celebration of his 25th Season as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony. Today might be a little chilly to venture to his #12 - Gray’s Lake!! 

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Brrr it’s cold outside! Are you like Joe and enjoy warming up with some delicious hot food?? Were still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director and Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #13 - Whole Foods (especially the Hot Foods Bar)

Brrr it’s cold outside! Are you like Joe and enjoy warming up with some delicious hot food?? Were still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director and Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #13 - Whole Foods (especially the Hot Foods Bar)