Saint Louis Philharmonic
Subscription Concerts
2018-2019
Robert Hart Baker, conductor

Concert 2 - Spellbinding Stories

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Purser Auditorium, Logan University

Saint Louis Symphony principal horn,
Roger Kaza, is our featured guest soloist.
Special guest, Charles Brennan, radio personality,
will narrate Peter and the Wolf, an enchanting musical story.

Program:
Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Op. 11

Haydn: Horn Concerto No.1 in D, Hob. VIId:3

Dukas: Villanelle for Horn and Orchestra
Roger Kaza, French horn soloist

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 - Charles Brennan, narrator

Concert 3 - French Connection

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
The J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

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.

Concert 4 - Sonic Showcase

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Skip Viragh Center for the Arts, Chaminade

The Philharmonic’s own John Thomas takes the spotlight
as composer with the local première of his first symphony.
Afterwards, the orchestra performs colorful classical
masterpieces made popular in the films Amadeus,
Caligula, and Ice Age

Program:
Edmond John Thomas III: Symphony No,1 “The Little Symphony” (1998).

Performance by 2018 Aspiring Young Artist Competition winner

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV 550

Khachaturian: Spartacus Ballet selections

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