2019/2020 Additional Programming

From movies played on the big screen to special guest artists performing for one night only, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra offers several ways to hear popular music in the beautiful setting of historic Powell Hall.


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FOREST PARK CONCERT
Thursday, September 12, 7:00pm
Forest Park’s Art Hill, 35 Fine Arts Drive, St. Louis, MO

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Members of the St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director
Members of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus | Amy Kaiser, director
Members of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra | Gemma New, Music Director

SMITH (arr. Sousa/Damrosch) The Star-Spangled Banner
John WILLIAMS Olympic Fanfare and Theme
MILLS/TRADITIONAL (arr. Hayman/Maness) "Meet Me in St. Louis" – "Take Me Out to theBallgame"
BERNSTEIN Candide Overture
BERNSTEIN "Mambo" from West Side Story
BIZET Selections from Carmen Suite No. 1
BIZET "Farandole" from L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2
TRADITIONAL (arr. Hayes) "Ain't That Good News"
BERLIOZ "Hungarian March" from The Damnation of Faust
HANDY (arr. Hayman) St. Louis Blues March
John WILLIAMS "Main Title" from Star Wars
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture, op. 49
SOUSA Stars and Stripes Forever

In memory of Mary Ann Lee
Media support provided by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch


THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS
Friday, September 13, 7:00pm
Saturday, September 14, 7:00pm
Sunday, September 15, 2:30pm

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Daniel Lee, cello
Erin Schreiber, violin

John WILLIAMS Superman March
John WILLIAMS Excerpts from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
John WILLIAMS Selections from Memoirs of a Geisha Suite for Cello and Orchestra
John WILLIAMS "Adventures on Earth" from E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
John WILLIAMS "Hedwig's Theme" from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
John WILLIAMS "Harry's Wondrous World" from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
John WILLIAMS The Book Thief
John WILLIAMS "Night Journeys" from Dracula
John WILLIAMS Theme from Schindler's List for Violin and Orchestra
John WILLIAMS "The Barrel Chase" from Jaws
John WILLIAMS "Raiders March" from Raiders of the Lost Ark
John WILLIAMS "Main Title" from Star Wars

Media support provided by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Media support provided by KEZK


FAMILY CONCERT:MUSIC WITHOUT BOUNDARIES
Sunday, October 6, 2019, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

Presented in partnership with The Magic House
Media support provided by the Nine Network


LIVE AT THE PULITZER: SONGBIRDSONGS
Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:30pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 7:30pm
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

William James, percussion
Alan Stewart, percussion
Shannon Wood, percussion
Ann Choomack, piccolo & ocarina
Jennifer Nitchman, piccolo & ocarina
Jennifer Gartley, piccolo & ocarina
Tim Munro, piccolo & ocarina
Ron Bolte, Jr., sound engineer

Christopher CERRONE Memory Palace
John Luther ADAMS songbirdsongs


TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN
Friday, October 11, 7:30pm

Lucas Waldin, conductor
Capathia Jenkins, vocals
Ryan Shaw, vocals
Members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, Director


Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince IN CONCERT
Friday, October 25, 7:00pm
Saturday, October 26, 7:00pm
Sunday, October 27, 2:00pm

Norman Huynh, conductor


YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT PLAYS LA MER
Sunday, November 17, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor


BIG BAND HOLIDAYS: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Wednesday, December 4, 7:30pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

This concert does not feature the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.


MERCY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Friday, December 13, 2:00pm
Friday, December 13, 7:30pm
Saturday, December 14, 2:00pm
Saturday, December 14, 7:30pm
Sunday, December 15, 2:00pm
Sunday, December 15, 7:30pm

Stuart Malina, conductor
Rachel Potter, vocals
Holiday Festival Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director

Presented by Mercy
Media support provided by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Media support provided by KEZK


A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS WITH KENNEDY HOLMES
Wednesday, December 18, 7:30pm
Thursday, December 19, 7:30pm

Kevin McBeth, conductor
Kennedy Holmes, vocals
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director

Supported by Bayer Fund
Media support provided by the St. Louis American


Home Alone IN CONCERT
Friday, December 20, 7:00pm
Saturday, December 21, 2:00pm

Joshua Gersen, conductor
Webster University Chorale | Trent A. Patterson, director


Beauty and the Beast IN CONCERT
Friday, December 27, 7:00pm
Saturday, December 28, 2:00pm
Saturday, December 28, 7:00pm


BMO WEALTH MANAGEMENT NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION
Tuesday, December 31, 7:30pm

Stéphane Denève, conductor


JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET IN RECITAL
Friday, January 17, 7:30pm
E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center
Washington University in St. Louis

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Mark Sparks, flute
Scott Andrews, clarinet
Celeste Golden Boyer, violin
Bjorn Ranheim, cello

POULENC Sonata for Flute and Piano
POULENC Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Trio No. 2


Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back IN CONCERT
Thursday, January 23, 7:00pm
Friday, January 24, 7:00pm
Saturday, January 25, 7:00pm
Sunday, January 26, 2:00pm


LIVE AT THE PULITZER: STUDY FOR STRINGS
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:30pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7:30pm
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Xiaoxiao Qiang, violin
Hannah Ji, violin
Shannon Williams, viola
Elizabeth Chung, cello
Michael Casimir, viola
Leonid Plashinov-Johnson, viola
Chris Tantillo, viola
Alvin McCall, cello
Bjorn Ranheim, cello
Yin Xiong, cello

Missy MAZZOLI Dissolve, O My Heart
Brett DEAN Eclipse
David LANG Joy from Mystery Sonatas
Susan PHILIPSZ Study for Strings (World Premiere of live version)


BEN FOLDS
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 7:30pm
Friday, February 14, 2020, 7:30pm

Ben Folds, vocals


LIFT EVERY VOICE: BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
Friday, February 21, 7:30pm

Kevin McBeth, conductor
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus | Kevin McBeth, director

Supported by Bayer Fund
Media support provided by the St. Louis American


FAMILY CONCERT: PETER AND THE WOLF
Sunday, February 23, 2020, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor


YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT NO. 2
Sunday, March 15, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor
Stéphane Denève, conductor


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 IN CONCERT
Friday, March 20, 7:00pm
Saturday, March 21, 7:00pm
Sunday, March 22, 2:00pm


LIVE AT THE PULITZER: SECOND NATURE
Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 7:30pm
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Janet Carpenter, violin
Asako Kuboki, violin
Shawn Weil, violin
Chris Tantillo, viola
James Czyzewski, cello

Yotam HABER break_break_break
LJ WHITE Fly into the light
Carolina HEREDIA Añoranzas
Yotam HABER From the book
Christopher STARK 2nd Nature (World Premiere)


FAMILY CONCERT: WORLD OF WATER
Sunday, April 19, 2020, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

Presented in partnership with The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station
Media Support provided by Nine Network


LIVE AT THE PULITZER: DON'T SAY A WORD
Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 7:30pm
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Annika Socolofsky, mezzo-soprano
Andrea Kaplan, flute & music box
Tzuying Huang, clarinet & music box
Melody Lee, violin & music box
Bjorn Ranheim, cello & music box
Nina Ferrigno, piano & music box
Alan Stewart, percussion & music box

Danny CLAY Lullaby
Phyllis CHEN Hush
Annika SOCOLOFSKY Don't say a word


Raiders of the Lost Ark IN CONCERT
Saturday, May 16, 7:00pm
Sunday, May 17, 2:00pm


YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT NO. 3
Sunday, May 31, 2020, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

PROGRAMS, DATES, AND ARTISTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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