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Brio (2018)

For orchestra

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Premiered in Des Moines, Iowa on 24 March 2018 at the Des Moines Civic Center, Joseph Giunta conducting the Des Moines Symphony
Duration: 11 minutes

Carolyn (Kay) Bucksbaum

BRIO for orchestra, a Music from the Heartland commission by the Des Moines Symphony, Joseph Giunta, Music Director and conductor, is dedicated to Carolyn (Kay) Bucksbaum – Arts Devotee, Innovator, Philanthropist and dear friend – and was commissioned as a gift from her son and daughter John Bucksbaum and Ann Bucksbaum Friedman

From Webster’s Dictionary:
let's give this celebration the brio it deserves!
vigor, vivacity, gusto, verve, zest, enthusiasm, vitality, dynamism, animation, spirit, energy;

informal pep, vim, get-up-and-go


Conductor Joseph Giunta

Des Moines Symphony

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