Photo
We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #19 - Des Moines’ non-existent traffic.

We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #19 - Des Moines’ non-existent traffic.

Photo
We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #20 - His Office - where he ‘conducts’ his business.

We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #20 - His Office - where he ‘conducts’ his business.

Photo
We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #21 - The Cheese Shop. Mmm Mmm Mmm 

We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor of the Des Moines Symphony! #21 - The Cheese Shop. Mmm Mmm Mmm 

Video

Via ArtsJournal: 

Keane Southard, a composer who’s on a Fulbright fellowship researching El Sistema-type projects in Brazil.

Here’s one that went viral in Sa Paolo. Keane has added English subtitles.”

Quote
"We attended the show on October 20 and don’t remember enjoying a guest artist more than we did Fumiaki Miura.
Such a great variety of sound and style. Such great stage presence. Good job, Symphony, as well. Keep up the good work."

— Ken Theobald, Des Moines Symphony concert attendee

Photo
We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor with the Des Moines Symphony! #22 - Ease of the Des Moines International Airport! 

We’re still counting down Joe’s 25 favorite things about Des Moines in honor of his 25th Anniversary as Music Director & Conductor with the Des Moines Symphony! #22 - Ease of the Des Moines International Airport! 

Photo
Fall is in the air! We couldn’t agree more with Joe on this one- #23 on Joe’s 25 Favorite Things About Des Moines is the Change of Seasons. 
Stay tuned over the course of the 2013-14 season for more of Joe’s Favorite Things About Des Moines in honor of his 25th Season with the Des Moines Symphony! 

Fall is in the air! We couldn’t agree more with Joe on this one- #23 on Joe’s 25 Favorite Things About Des Moines is the Change of Seasons. 

Stay tuned over the course of the 2013-14 season for more of Joe’s Favorite Things About Des Moines in honor of his 25th Season with the Des Moines Symphony! 

Video

In this video, we celebrate Music Director & Conductor Joseph Giunta’s 25th Anniversary with the Des Moines Symphony! 

Photo
Here is number 24 on Joe’s 25 Favorite Things About Des Moines! 

Here is number 24 on Joe’s 25 Favorite Things About Des Moines

Video

The Des Moines Register interview Des Moines Symphony Music Director & Conductor Joseph Giunta for its 2013 Fall Arts Preview! 

Joe talks about the following concerts:

Sep 14/15: From Russia With Ilya

Oct 19/20: Scottish Fantasy & Rosenkavailier

Nov 16/17: Beyond the Score: The Planets - Other Worlds?