The St. Louis Symphony and Saint Louis Zoo are joining forces to offer a special musical and educational experience for the entire family at Powell Hall March 12. Symphonic Seasons will take audience members on a journey through the four seasons.
The concert will feature selections from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and stories of how animals at the Saint Louis Zoo navigate Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Children will also have a chance to explore an *instrument playground filled brass, percussion, string, and woodwind instruments before the concert.
Emily Bowling from the Saint Louis Zoo and St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Scholar Maria Ellis will host the event. The concert will also feature performances by the St. Louis Symphony’s Jessica Chang and Angie Smart.
Sunday, March 12, 3:00pm
*Instrument Playground opens at 2:00pm
Sameer Patel, conductor; Emily Bowling, host; Maria Ellis, host; Jessica Chang, violin; Angie Smart, violin. V
Via Press Release
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