St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert at Powell Hall March 3
The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra continues its 2016/2017 season on March 3 with a concert in partnership with the Opera Theatre Saint Louis’ Monsanto Artist-in-Training program, featuring soprano Rayna Campbell. The 17-year-old Belleville, Illinois native is in her third year with the unique program.
Music Director Gemma New, who is in her inaugural season with the Youth Orchestra, will lead a dramatic program that includes works from Bizet’s Carmen and Tchaikovsky’s heartbreaking Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique.”
The concert will showcase some of the most talented young musicians from across the St. Louis region. Youth Orchestra musicians are between the ages of 12 and 22. This is the second of three concerts the musicians will present at Powell Hall this season. Additional information about the Youth Orchestra can be found here.
Friday, March 3, 8 p.m.
Gemma New, conductor
Rayna Campbell, soprano
Bizet Selections from Carmen
Mozart “Zeffiretti lusinghieri” from Idomeneo
Marx “Und gestern hat es mir Rosen gebracht”
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”
Sponsored by Whole Foods Market
*$1 per ticket service fee
Supported in part by the G.A., Jr. and Kathryn M. Buder Charitable Foundation and the ESCO Technologies Foundation. 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