Founded in 1860, the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra continues to serve the St. Louis Metro Area as a vital and viable cultural institution. This historical orchestra is composed of 100 talented and dedicated musicians who have successfully auditioned for positions in the orchestra.
Virtuoso pieces for keyboard & orchestra and sublime choral music, reflecting the high cultural influence of France in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Program: Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 “Organ”. Chris Loemker, organ soloist
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue For Piano and Orchestra, arr. Ferde Grofé. Ian Gindes, piano soloist
Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48. With Lindenwood University Choirs, St. Louis Community College-Meramec Choir, St. Charles Community College Chamber Choir with soloists Darcie Johnson, soprano and Jeffrey Heyl, bass-baritone.
The choirs of Lindenwood University, St. Charles Community College, and St. Louis Community College – Meramec will join the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Requiem by Gabriel Faure.
A limited amount of free tickets are available for Lindenwood patrons at the Scheidegger Center box office beginning February 4, 2019. Additional public tickets will only be available through the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra. Please visit http://stlphilharmonic.org/ for complete details.