The Gateway Festival Orchestra continues its 54-year tradition of free outdoor concerts on Sunday evenings in July. The 50-piece ensemble of professional musicians performs onstage in the Brookings Quadrangle at Washington University. Bring a lawn chair or blankets for relaxing on the grass surrounded by beautiful Gothic Revival architecture. Picnics are welcome, Ted Drewes Frozen Custard is available for purchase, and children receive an attendance prize. “Notes to Munch On / Meet the Artists” pre-concert discussion begins at 7:10pm. The concert begins at 7:30.
Bernstein: Candide Overture
Dvorak: “New World” Symphony
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
Meurer: Gateway Fanfare and March
Copland: Letter from Home
Copland: Outdoor Overture
Lowden: Armed Forces Salute