Start: Saturday, February 24, 2024 7:00PM
End: Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:00PM
The St. Louis Civic Orchestra will captivate audiences on February 24, 2024, at Harris Stowe University in St. Louis City. This concert will include Samuel Barber's evocative First Essay, Augusta Read Thomas's mesmerizing piece Of Paradise and Light, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's Symphonic Variations on an African Air, and the Symphony No. 1, "Afro-American" by the trailblazing William Grant Still.
We invite you to join us for these remarkable concerts, where our talented musicians will deliver performances that will captivate both seasoned classical music enthusiasts and newcomers alike.
In our ongoing commitment to making the arts accessible to all, we are delighted to announce that all of our concerts this season will be free. By removing financial barriers, we hope to welcome an even wider audience into our musical family and provide an opportunity for everyone to experience the transformative power of orchestral music. Join us as we celebrate the joy of music and embrace the communal spirit that unites us all.
Mark your calendars and prepare to be enchanted by the extraordinary talents of the St. Louis Civic Orchestra under the inspiring leadership of Dr. Barry Ford. Together, let us embark on a season that resonates with diversity, inclusivity, and the sheer beauty of the human spirit through music. We can't wait to share these magical moments with you.
See you at the concerts!
Harris-Stowe State University
Henry Givens Administration Building Auditorium
?3026 Laclede Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103
Samuel Barber - First Essay
Augusta Read Thomas - Of Paradise and Light
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Symphonic Variations on an African Air
William Grant Still - Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American Symphony"