October 20, 2016
Richard Early, Executive Director of the Des Moines Symphony
Our October speaker is Richard Early. He is the Executive Director of the Des Moines Symphony. The Des Moines Symphony Orchestra, celebrating its 79th season in 2016-2017, is Central Iowa’s largest and most active year-round professional performing arts producing organization. The Orchestra regularly performs Pops concert specials including its annual New Year’s Eve Pops at the Civic Center and also produces and performs the Des Moines Symphony’s much anticipated annual, free Yankee Doodle Pops concert in July on the grounds of the Iowa State Capitol.