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07.18.2019 | Gateway Festival Orchestra: Bienvenido Darwin! | Free

July 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Categories: Family-Friendly, Music


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Gateway Festival Orchestra continues its 55-year tradition of free concerts in July. The Orchestra is currently welcoming a distinguished new conductor – Darwin Aquino. In addition to the customary free performances in University City on Sunday evenings, the 50-piece ensemble of professional musicians also performs as a part of the Chesterfield Amphitheater free concert series. Children receive an attendance prize. Notes to Munch On, a pre-concert discussion, begins at 6:10pm, followed by the concert at 6:30pm.

J. Strauss II / “An der Schönen Blauen Donau” (The Beautiful Blue Danube)

M. Ravel / “Tzigane” Concert Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra
Jessica Platt, soloist

Intermission

A. Dvorak / Symphony No. 8 in G Major Op. 88
I – Allegro con brio
II – Adagio
III – Allegretto grazioso
IV – Allegro ma non troppo

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