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City-wide Symphony Shabbat
June 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The J and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) invite you to join us for the first-ever, city-wide Symphony Shabbat, an outdoor chamber music concert. This evening of music is open to the public and will feature an SLSO brass quintet, woodwind quintet, and string quartet performing music by many Jewish composers.
Due to the weather forecast, this event will now take place in the gymnasium at our Staenberg Family Complex. The gymnasium will close at 9am on Friday for set-up.
Friday, June 25, 5pm
Seating begins at 4:30pm
Free Event; RSVPs Requested
Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur Gymnasium
– George Gershwin
– Ernest Bloch
– Denes Agay
– Jacques Ibert
– Aaron Copland
– Irving Berlin
Limited chair seating available.
Camp chairs, blankets and water bottles are welcome; coolers will not be allowed. Beverages available for purchase.
Arrive early; seating begins at 4:30pm. The one-hour program will start promptly at 5pm.
In case of inclement weather, unfortunately this event will not be held. Please be sure to include an email address with your RSVP to be notified of any updates.
Shabbat is the Jewish day of rest; celebrated each week from sunset on Friday to Sunset on Saturday. During Shabbat, we remember the story of the creation where God created the world in six days and rested on the seventh day.
SLSO musicians are meeting audiences where they are through SLSO On the Go. This series of limited-capacity, outdoor pop-up concerts features chamber music throughout the region, from places of worship to medical centers, from Soldiers Memorial to Forest Park.