Concert in Forest Park

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 7:00PM
Art Hill in Forest Park

Concert in Forest Park
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Gemma New, conductor

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
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
JOHN WILLIAMS "Main Title" from Star Wars
SOUSA Stars and Stripes Forever

PARKING UPDATE: Due to an unexpected power outage today in Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum garage will be closed for this evenings SLSO concert. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Experience a night under the stars at our 50th annual FREE Forest Park Concert at the base of Art Hill. Enjoy a beautiful evening as the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra performs classical favorites. No tickets are required for this event; this event is not sold-out.

  • Pack a picnic, grab a blanket and relax with family and friends at the base of Art Hill
  • Mark your calendar for one of St. Louis’ favorite musical events of the year
  • Stay afterwards for the impressive firework display


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.

Forest Park SLSO Concert Map

Download/view a high resolution PDF of the Forest Park Event Map

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

FREE Forest Park Trolley
The Forest Park Trolley will be in service from 5:25pm to 9:15pm 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, The Cheese Shack, Holy Crepe, Blues Fired Pizza and Sweet Em’s Coffee and Ice Cream. 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.

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