Powell Hall 2017/2018 Season Announced

Powell Hall 2017/2018 Season AnnouncedToday, the St. Louis Symphony announced an exciting line-up of Live at Powell Hall events for the 2017/2018 season. The concerts will feature films with the orchestra playing the scores live, the music of iconic composers, and much more!

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here or by calling 314-534-1700.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets-In Concert

Friday, September 15, 2017, 7:00pm

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 7:00pm

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 2:00pm

Justin Freer, conductor

St. Louis Symphony Chorus

Amy Kaiser, director

Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of his second year at Hogwarts while the St. Louis Symphony plays the score live.

Jurassic Park

Friday, November 3, 2017, 7:00pm

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:00pm

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:30pm

Dinosaurs take over the big screen in Powell Hall with this Academy Award-winning science fiction adventure. Audiences will experience the thrill of watching Jurassic Park while the St. Louis Symphony plays John Williams' iconic score live.

A Gospel Christmas: A Soulful Celebration with Dianne Reeves

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 7:30pm

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Dianne Reeves, vocalist
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus

Led by IN UNISON Chorus Director Kevin McBeth, the St. Louis Symphony and the St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus celebrate A Gospel Christmas: A Soulful Celebration with vocalist Diane Reeves. This concert is supported by Monsanto Fund.

Mercy Holiday Celebration

Friday, December 15, 2017, 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 2:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

Holiday Festival Chorus
Kevin McBeth, director

Powell Hall will be filled with enchantment for the Mercy Holiday Celebration concerts. St. Louis Symphony Resident Conductor Gemma New will join the Holiday Festival Chorus, led by Kevin McBeth, for festive performances featuring timeless classics, carols, familiar favorites, and a visit from St. Nick. These concerts are presented by Mercy.

Music of John Williams

Thursday, December 21, 2017, 7:00pm

Friday, December 22, 2017, 7:00pm

Saturday, December 23, 2017, 2:30pm

David Robertson, conductor

Music Director David Robertson and the St. Louis Symphony will take audiences on a journey this holiday season through the music of a composer who has created some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history. With a career spanning over six decades, Williams has composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history. The Music of John Williams promises to be an unforgettable concert experience and the perfect holiday gift to share with family and friends.

Dreamworks Animation in Concert

Friday, December 29, 2017, 7:00pm

Saturday, December 30, 2017, 7:00pm

Relive moments from Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon and more as they are projected on the big screen while the St. Louis Symphony plays the magical music live.

BMO Private Bank New Year's Eve Celebration

Sunday, December 31, 2017, 7:30pm

David Robertson, conductor

Experience St. Louis' best kept secret and ring in 2018 with the perfect addition to your New Year's Eve plans. Join Music Director David Robertson and your St. Louis Symphony for an evening of magical music and unforgettable surprises. Don't miss the most anticipated concert of the year!

Presented by BMO Private Bank.

Rufus Wainwright

Friday, February 16, 2018, 7:30pm

The talented American-Canadian singer, songwriter and composer, Rufus Wainwright joins the St. Louis Symphony for a one-night only concert experience. Having collaborated with artists including Elton John, David Byrne, Boy George, Joni Mitchell, Pet Shop Boys and producer Mark Ronson amongst others, Wainwright has been praised by The New York Times for his "genuine originality."

Lift Every Voice with Oleta Adams

Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:30pm

Kevin McBeth, conductor

Oleta Adams, vocals
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus

IN UNISON Chorus Director Kevin McBeth and vocalist Oleta Adams lead the St. Louis Symphony and St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus in its annual concert, Lift Every Voice, celebrating African-American culture and music with a soulful celebration of song. This concert is supported by Monsanto Fund.

North by Northwest

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:00pm

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 3:00pm

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, nominated for three Academy Awards and celebrated as one of the most popular spy thrillers of all time, North by Northwest comes to life on the big screen at Powell Hall. Join the St. Louis Symphony as the orchestra performs Bernard Hermann's exhilarating, gentle, pulsating and moving score live!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban-In Concert
Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:00pm
Saturday, April 7, 2018, 7:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018, 2:00pm

Justin Freer, conductor
St. Louis Symphony Chorus

Amy Kaiser, director

Harry, Ron, and Hermione meet escaped prisoner Sirius Black and learn to handle a half-horse/half-eagle Hippogriff, repel shape-shifting Boggarts, and master the art of Divination while the St. Louis Symphony plays the score live.

About the St. Louis Symphony

Founded in 1880 and now in its 137th season, the St. Louis Symphony is the second-oldest orchestra in the country and widely considered one of the world's finest. Under the leadership of Music Director David Robertson, currently in his 12th season, the St. Louis Symphony strives for artistic excellence, educational impact and community connection while meeting its mission statement: enriching people's lives through the power of music. The Symphony presents a full season of classical programs and Live at Powell Hall concerts and hundreds of free education and community programs each year. Media partners include St. Louis Public Radio, 90.7 -KWMU, which broadcasts the Symphony's Saturday night subscription concerts live + The Nine Network, which regularly features St. Louis Symphony performances on its Night at the Symphony program. In addition, the St. Louis Symphony is known for its Grammy Award-winning recordings, Carnegie Hall appearances, national and international tours, innovative programming and extensive community engagement initiatives. www.stlsymphony.org.


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