Experience unforgettable experiences and renowned guest artists with our Pops Series! Save by subscribing to a three-concert Pops Series or our two-concert Pops Pair. Pops concerts can also be added on to any Masterworks or Flex subscription package.

2022-2023 POPS SEASON

  • THE MUSIC OF QUEEN Back by popular demand! Experience all your favorite Queen hits from “Under Pressure” to “Bohemian Rhapsody” and more performed by the Des Moines Symphony and a soaring rock band. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind tribute to one of the most iconic bands in history! (Oct 15, 2022)

  • NEW YEAR’S EVE POPS: FRANK & THE GREAT LADIES OF SONG Broadway brass meets old school class in a fresh take on songbook classics with award-winning vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare. Ring in the New Year with timeless classics made famous by legendary singers Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and more! (Dec 31, 2022)

  • AN EVENING WITH KELLI O'HARA In collaboration with Des Moines Performing Arts One night only! Tony Award-winning singer and actress Kelli O’Hara, hailed by The New York Times as “Broadway musical’s undisputed queen,” joins the Des Moines Symphony for an intimate program of American Songbook classics and modern Broadway favorites. (May 6, 2023)