St Louis Symphony Orchestra with Gemma New Conductor presented its 50th Annual Free Forest Park Concert at the bottom of Art Hill and it sounded great.

with the amplified speakers. It was a perfect night, around 80 degrees, and as you can see Art Hill was dotted with hundreds of people enjoying the classical favorites. The Orchestra used amplified speakers that could be heard all the way back by the St Louis Statue.

SMITH The Star-Spangled Banner
MOZART Eine kleine Nachtmusik
COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”
BRUCH Scottish Fantasy
WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”
RODGERS Selections from The Sound of Music
ALAN MENKEN Beauty and the Beast Overture
JOHN WILLIAMS “Harry’s Wondrous World” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
SOUSA Stars and Stripes Forever
[VIDEO] Fireworks after the concert…

The Saint Louis Art Museum 300-car parking garage was closed due to a power outage but it didn’t seem to hinder the enthusiasm of the wonderful turnout.

Forest Park Concert
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 7:00pm
Art Hill in Forest Park
Gemma New, conductor

[PHOTOS] The night in chronological order…

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