Summer at the St. Louis Symphony features Singin’ in the Rain, Jane Lynch, Music of Queen, Soul of Cash, Sinatra, and more!

The St. Louis Symphony is set to captivate audiences with a stellar line-up of summer concerts this May and June. Tens of thousands of people will fill Powell Hall for the six-week string of extraordinary events. The summer concerts at the St. Louis Symphony are presented by Wells Fargo Advisors.

Tickets for the concerts are on-sale now and may be purchased here or by calling 314-534-1700. 

Singin’ in the Rain:

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:00pm

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 3:00pm

The orchestra will breathe new life into the movie musical while audiences enjoy the award-winning on-screen performance of the late Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds. “Singin’ in the Rain” is sponsored by Missouri American Water.


Sci-Fi Superheroes:

Friday, May 19, 2017, 7:30pm

Gemma New, conductor

The St. Louis Symphony will take audience members on an out-of-this-world musical adventure that features blockbuster themes from films like “Batman,” “Superman,” and “Star Wars.” Arrive early to meet and get your photo with some of your favorite superheroes, Darth Vader, Superman, Spiderman and more!


The Soul of Cash: A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash

Sunday May 21, 2017, 3:00pm

Gemma New, conductor

Brian Owens, vocals & guitar

Deacons of Soul: Dylan McDonald, Rissi Palmer, Austin Grim Smith

The Vaughns, guest artists

The celebrated orchestra and dynamic Brian Owens will deliver a soulful performance inspired by the music of the “Man In Black.”


Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 7:30pm

Brent Havens, Conductor

Dan Domenech, vocals

Josephine Rose Roberts, vocals

Joel Hoekstra, guitar

Tommy Kessler, guitar

Richard Maheux, keys

Winston Roye, bass

Jon Weber, drums

The party will reach a new level when the orchestra teams with Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band to perform some of the biggest rock hits of the 1980s, including songs by Bon Jovi, Foreigner, Journey, and Poison!


Jane Lynch sings The Great American Songbook*

*Plus one Guatemalan love song

Friday, June, 9, 2017, 7:30pm

Three-time Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Jane Lynch—yes, that Jane Lynch—from Glee, Best in Show, Hollywood Game Night and more, will join the St. Louis Symphony for an extraordinary musical experience and large dose of comedy.


Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald & Ladies of Swing

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 3:00pm

Dee Daniels, vocals

The St. Louis Symphony and captivating vocalist Dee Daniels will honor Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday with a heart-pulsing afternoon of jazz music at Powell Hall.


Music of Queen

Friday, June 16, 2017, 7:30pm

Brent Havens, conductor

Brody Dolyniuk, vocals and guitar

The orchestra and a full rock band will perform the legendary music of Queen, including iconic songs like “Somebody to Love,” “We will Rock You,” “Stone Cold Crazy,” and more.


Sinatra: 100 Years and Beyond

Sunday, June 18, 2017, 3:00pm

Steve Lippia, vocals

The orchestra and singing sensation Steve Lippia will celebrate the music of Frank Sinatra with performances of classics like “Seeing You,” “I’ll Never Smile Again,” “One for My Baby,” and more.


Just Imagine: The John Lennon Experience

Friday, June 23, 2017, 7:30pm

Tim Piper, vocals

For the summer concerts finale, exceptional vocalist Tim Piper will celebrate the life and music of John Lennon.Audience members will enjoy classics like “Come Together,” Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Revolution,” and more! 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