St. Louis Symphony to Put on Free Forest Park Concert This Fall
The annual concert will feature classical favorites and highlights from the 2017-2018 season. After the concert, the audience will enjoy beautiful fireworks on Art Hill. Everyone is welcome to attend this free concert. People are encouraged to pack a picnic and blanket for the performance.
IF YOU GO:
Free Forest Park Concert in Memory of Mary Ann Lee
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 7:00pm
Gemma New, conductor
Art Hill in Forest Park
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. Go to www.stlsymphony.org for more.