SLSO and St. Louis Blues Team Join the Athletes of the Orchestra Concert
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the St. Louis Blues, is set to score the perfect performance on stage for Athletes of the Orchestra on October 15.
Audience members will enjoy sports-themed music, including the St. Louis Blues March, featuring St. Louis Blues video highlights and Casey at the Bat, narrated by FOX 2's Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne. Louie, the St. Louis Blues mascot, will also make an appearance at the concert. Pre-concert activities include photos with Louie and playing your favorite instrument in the SLSO Instrument Playground from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.
The SLSO and St. Louis Blues created a special video that features two stars of the concert preparing for the show. The video can be watched here. Media outlets can download and share the video online, on-air, and on social media.
Media for Athletes of the Orchestra is support provided by Nine Network and KWMU.
Founded in 1880 and now in its 138th season, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra 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 13th season, the SLSO strives for artistic excellence, educational impact and community connection while meeting its mission statement: enriching people's lives through the power of music. The SLSO 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 SLSO's Saturday night subscription concerts live + The Nine Network, which regularly features SLSO performances on its Night at the Symphony program. In addition, the SLSO is known for its Grammy Award-winning recordings, Carnegie Hall appearances, national and international tours, innovative programming and extensive community engagement initiatives. www.slso.org.