The St. Louis Civic Orchestra is excited to present its first concert of the season under the baton of Dr. Barry Ford on October 28, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood. The program will feature a captivating lineup, including Berlioz’s Rakoczy March from The Damnation of Faust, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19 performed by the orchestra’s talented concertmaster, Graham Woodland, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 in G minor, “Winter Daydreams.”
We invite you to join us for these remarkable concerts, where our talented musicians will deliver performances that will captivate both seasoned classical music enthusiasts and newcomers alike.
In our ongoing commitment to making the arts accessible to all, we are delighted to announce that all of our concerts this season will be free. By removing financial barriers, we hope to welcome an even wider audience into our musical family and provide an opportunity for everyone to experience the transformative power of orchestral music. Join us as we celebrate the joy of music and embrace the communal spirit that unites us all.
Mark your calendars and prepare to be enchanted by the extraordinary talents of the St. Louis Civic Orchestra under the inspiring leadership of Dr. Barry Ford. Together, let us embark on a season that resonates with diversity, inclusivity, and the sheer beauty of the human spirit through music. We can’t wait to share these magical moments with you.
See you at the concerts!
Berlioz – Rakoczy March from The Damnation of Faust
Prokofiev – Violin Concerto No. 1 (Graham Woodland, solo)
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 1 “Winter Daydream”