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THE ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2017/2018 FAMILY CONCERTS


A lifelong love of music begins at Powell Hall 

(April, 24, 2017, St. Louis, MO) – Today, the St. Louis Symphony announced an exciting line-up of family concerts for the 2017/2018 season. The back by popular demand, 4-concert Family Series offers a mix of fun, thematic orchestral music, and adventures to engage and entertain children ages 5-12 and their families. Before each extraordinary concert, children can learn, touch, and play in an instrument playground at Powell Hall. The instrument playground opens at 2:00pm and the concerts begin at 3:00pm

Subscriptions are on-sale now and may be purchased here or by calling 314-534-1700. Media support for the Family Series is provided by Nine Network and St. Louis Public Radio.

 

Athletes of the Orchestra

Sunday, October 15, 3:00pm

The St. Louis Symphony is bringing game day to Powell Hall. Families can root for their hometown orchestra during a concert with an athletic twist. The St. Louis Symphony is set to win the hearts of families with sports themed music, including the Star-Spangled Banner, Casey at the Bat, and the St. Louis Blues March.

                                                                                                                

Rapped & Remixed
Sunday, January 28, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor
The 442s, guest artists
Remix Project Ensemble, guest artists

The St. Louis Symphony, The 442s, and Remix Project Ensemble will present an extraordinary musical experience for the entire family. Enjoy classic melodies from Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet complete with a modern-day twist and contemporary narration.

Remix Project Ensemble, an education program of L.I.F.E. ARTS, INC., develops the leaders of today through the arts one life at a time.

 

Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland
Sunday March 18, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

The St. Louis Symphony will breathe new life into the enchanting tale of Carlo Collodi’s most beloved marionette, all while entertaining, educating, and introducing families to the riches of concert music. This concert will also feature excerpts from other childhood favorites, including The Barber of Seville Overture and Carnival of the Animals.

 

A World of Make-Believe
Sunday, April 22, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

The St. Louis Symphony will take families on a journey to discover how music and imagination work hand in hand. Families will enjoy favorites by the legendary John Williams, including Superman March, E.T. Flying Theme, and much more.