Celebrate the 65th anniversary of the movie musical with the orchestra performing the score live
The St. Louis Symphony will breathe new life into “Singin’ in the Rain” during two events at Powell Hall. The orchestra will play the score live while audiences enjoy the award-winning on-screen performances of Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynolds.
Singin’ in the Rain: Saturday, May 13, 7pm; Sunday, May 14, 3pm
Reynolds was a break-out star of the 1952 musical, which launched her legendary career as an actress, singer, and dancer. The orchestra’s “Singin’ in the Rain” performance will be a fitting tribute to the late Hollywood icon.
Topping the American Film Institute’s list of 25 Greatest Movie Musicals of all-time, this masterpiece will take audiences on a captivating journey and showcase the orchestra through musical storytelling.
Tickets are on-sale now and may be purchased here or by calling 314-534-1700. Sponsored by Missouri American Water; Media support provided by 102.5 KEZK; Film courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. V
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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