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Family Concert: A Zoo Called Earth (Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra performs Starburst)

Sunday, October 22 20233pm EDT
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Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
(314) 534-1700
Touhill Performing Arts Center at UMSL
1 Touhill Circle
St. Louis, MO 63121 United States
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Jason Seber, conductor
Emily Bowling, host

John Williams Flying Theme from E.T.
Jessie Montgomery Starburst
Peter Schickele A Zoo Called Earth
Albert Roussel “Danse du Papillon” from Le festin de l’araignée (The Spider’s Feast)
Nikolai Rimsky-Kosakov “Flight of the Bumblebee” from Tale of the Tsar Saltan
Camille Saint-Saëns “Tortues (Tortoises)” from Le Carnaval des animaux (Carnival of the Animals)
Jacques Offenbach “Can-Can” from Orpheus in the Underworld

This concert takes place at Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

Dress up for Halloween and join your SLSO for an afternoon of fun. Through Peter Schickele’s “A Zoo Called Earth,” you’ll hear creatures ranging from fish and dinosaurs to kangaroos and elephants come to life from the perspective of an extraterrestrial tourist.

Arrive early to join in the pre-concert activities including a scavenger hunt with the musicians of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra.