2021 Programs – The Gateway Festival Orchestra of St. Louis

Programs from Summer 2021

Sunday~June 27, 7:30 PM

For the Young & Young at Heart

Bring the entire family and enjoy your favorite music from cartoons, classic composers and films.
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
Andrew Stahlman, Assistant Conductor (GFO Young Artist Program 2021)

Pavane for a Dead Princess M. Ravel , Dedicated to all the victims of COVID-19 around the world

Festive Overture D. Shostakovich

Music from Coco M. Giacchino

Finlandia Op.26 J. Sibelius

Disney Film Favorites J. Vinson, Music from Lion King, Aladdin, Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast

Danse Macabre (Dance of Death) C. Saint Saens

The Complete Harry Potter: Themes from all eight movies J. Williams – Arr. J. Brubaker

Where: St Louis Music Park at Centene Community Ice Center  750 Casino Center Drive Maryland Heights, MO 63043

The concert is free to attend.

Saturday~July 3, 7:30 PM

Celebrating!

Join us as we celebrate the achievements and acknowledge the challenges of the past year.  
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
Bradley Greathouse, French Horn (GFO Young Artist Program 2021)

West Side Story L. Bernstein / Arr. J. Mason

Concert No. 2 for Horn and Orchestra in E flat major  W.A. Mozart

Spirituals for Strings M. Gould

Highlights from Porgy and Bess G. Gershwin / Arr. R. Bourdon

Caribe 102  D. Aquino

Pomp & Circumstance March Nos. 2 & 4 Edward Elgar

Where: St Louis Music Park at Centene Community Ice Center  750 Casino Center Drive Maryland Heights, MO 63043

The concert is free to attend.

Sunday~July 11, 7:30 PM

Women in Music

Come with us as we salute the role of women in music. 
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
Benedetta Orsi, Mezzo-soprano
Dana Hotle, Clarinet
Cathleen Woelbling-Paul, Oboe

Overture to Semiramide G. Rossini

Vocalise S. Rachmaninoff

Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission E. Morricone

Pensa alla Patria from L’Italiana in Algeria G. Rossini

Concertino for Clarinet in E-flat Major Op. 26 C. M. Von Webern

Vltava “Die Moldau” for Orchestra B. Smetana

I Dreamed a Dream from Les Misérables C. M. Schonberg – Arr. M. Delfino

Wine, Women and Song Op. 333 J. Strauss II

Where: St Louis Music Park at Centene Community Ice Center  750 Casino Center Drive Maryland Heights, MO 63043

The concert is free to attend.

Sunday~July 18, 7:30 PM

Fanfares, Serenade, & More

Enjoy a festival of sound!
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
Timothy Crockett, Xylophone
 Kurena Yamaguchi, Marimba

Fanfare pour La Péri  P. Dukas

Fluffy Ruffles George Hamilton Green

Petite Symphonie Ch. Gounod

Military Aires Traditional

Serenade for 13 Instruments in E flat Major Op. 7 R. Strauss

Marimba Spiritual Minoru Miki

Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1  J. Tower

Fanfare for the Common Man A. Copland

Where: Chesterfield Amphitheater, 631 Veterans Place Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017

The concert is free to attend.

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