Concert in Forest Park

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:00PM
Art Hill in Forest Park

Concert in Forest Park
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Gemma New, conductor
St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON Chorus
       Kevin McBeth, director

SMITH The Star-Spangled Banner
MOZART The Marriage of Figaro Overture
BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 5
J. STRAUSS, JR. Thunder and Lightning Polka
FALLA Ritual Fire Dance from El amor brujo
STRAVINSKY Infernal Dance from The Firebird
JOHNSON “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
JOHNSON “Peace Like a River"
BERNSTEIN Selections from West Side Story
RODGERS The King and I Overture
JOHN WILLIAMS Theme from Jurassic Park
WARD America the Beautiful
SOUSA Stars and Stripes Forever

Pack a picnic, grab a blanket and enjoy our FREE concert in Forest Park. The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs classical favorites at the base of Art Hill, closing with an impressive firework display. Invite your family and friends to join us for one of St. Louis’ favorite musical events of the year!

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Our favorite annual outdoor concert is Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00pm on Art Hill in Forest Park. Here are some tips to make the best of your experience.

Forest Park may be accessed by Interstate 40 and 44. Entrances to Forest Park are located on Skinker Blvd, Hampton Ave, Kingshighway Blvd and Lindell Blvd. Directions inside the park may be found at the map below.

Free public parking is available on the street and in the lots marked with a “P” on the map below. Paid parking is available at the Saint Louis Art Museum garage and may be accessed from Lagoon Drive; southeast bound on Fine Arts Drive.

Forest Park Concert Parking 2017
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FREE Forest Park Trolley
The Forest Park Trolley will be in service from 5:25pm to 9:45pm and will run every 15 minutes. The trolley will stop at each “S” location on the map above, including the Visitor Center lots and the Forest Park Metrolink station.

Dining & Drinks
Food trucks will be located at the top of Art Hill along Fine Arts Drive. Food trucks include Cha Cha Chow, Go Gyro Go, Harvest Express, HarvestXpress, Sarah's Cake Stop and STL BLT and Vito's Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante. There will also be water, soda, beer and wine for sale at the SLSO Beverage Tent on Fine Arts Drive. The Beverage Tent will accept credit cards.
Patrons are welcome to bring their own food and beverage. No glass containers may be brought to Art Hill.

Young Friends Tent
If you’re between the ages of 21-45, the Young Friends of the SLSO would like to meet you! Please stop by our tent for complimentary food and drink, meet and learn about this dynamic group of young professionals, concerts and social events and sign up for your exclusive 3-concert subscription.

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