ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) has announced additional shows for its 2024/2025 season.

The updates include several special concerts, an electronic dance music performance, and collaborations with artists such as Celtic Woman, the a cappella group Take 6, and Broadway vocalist Brian Stokes Mitchell.

Highlights of the season include six films with scores performed live, three Concerts for Kids programs introducing children aged three to ten to symphonic music, and a variety of special and holiday concerts.

While the SLSO continues to renovate Powell Hall, the orchestra will perform throughout the St. Louis region.

Venues include:

The Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis,

Stifel Theatre in downtown St. Louis,

The J. Scheidegger Center for Performing Arts at Lindenwood University,

The Sheldon, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation,

The Pillsbury Theatre at Washington University’s 560 Music Center.

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The newly released 2024/2025 season includes:

Films with Live Orchestra at the Stifel Theatre

Four of these live score films are SLSO first-time performances, alongside two returning favorites:

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, score by John Williams, conducted by Denève (September 21-22, 2024)

Disney/Pixar’s Coco, score by Michael Giacchino (November 2-3, 2024)

The Muppet Christmas Carol, score by Miles Goodman (December 14-15, 2024)

Newly added: Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon, score by John Powell (December 28-29, 2024)

Casino Royale, score by David Arnold (March 8-9, 2025)

Newly added: Batman (1989), score by Danny Elfman (April 4 & 6, 2025)

Specials and Holiday Concerts

Special concerts are held at the Stifel Theatre unless otherwise noted:

Newly added: Symphonie Electronique (September 28, 2024). Held at The Hawthorn in downtown St. Louis.

A Baroque Christmas (December 6-7, 2024). Held at The Pillsbury Theatre at Washington University’s 560 Music Center in University City.

Newly added: Celtic Woman Christmas Symphony (December 8, 2024)

Christmas with Take 6 (December 13, 2024)

Mercy Holiday Celebration (December 17-18 and 21-22, 2024). Held at the J. Scheidegger Center for Performing Arts at Lindenwood University in St. Charles (December 17-18) and Stifel Theatre in downtown St. Louis (December 21-22).

New Year’s Eve Celebration (December 31, 2024)

Lift Every Voice: Black History Month Celebration (February 28, 2025)

Newly added: Disney Princess: The Concert (May 8-9, 2025)

Concerts for Kids

The 24/25 season includes a trio of Concerts for Kids, accommodating those with sensory sensitivities. Pre-concert activities are hosted by the SLSO and Symphony Volunteer Association. Single tickets for these concerts go on sale July 10, 2024.

Two concerts designed for families with children ages 5-10, held at UMSL’s Touhill Performing Arts Center, include:

Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony (October 5, 2024)

Join Maestro Mouse and his animal friends on a musical adventure with the SLSO, in collaboration with the Saint Louis Zoo.

Mo Willem’s Because (March 23, 2025)

Experience Mo Willems’ tale of a young girl’s journey to center stage, with music and theater by the SLSO and Metro Theater Company.

For children ages 3-6, the third Concert for Kids combines music and movement at The Sheldon:

The Tortoise and the Hare (March 29, 2025—two concerts)

Sing, dance, and perform along with this classic tale brought to life by the SLSO and the Center of Creative Arts (COCA).

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: Live at the Pulitzer

The SLSO continues its partnership with the Pulitzer Arts Foundation for a three-concert series, curated by St. Louis-based composer Christopher Stark. Concerts are November 12, 2024, January 28, 2025, and April 8, 2025.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: Live at The Sheldon

The Live at The Sheldon chamber music series, curated and performed by SLSO musicians, returns for its second season. The 24/25 season concerts include:

Spotlight on Strings: Curated by Associate Concertmaster Erin Schreiber and violinist Shawn Weil (October 10, 2024)

Spotlight on Brass: Curated by Principal Trumpet Steven Franklin and Associate Principal Trombone Amanda Stewart (December 5, 2024)

Spotlight on Strings and Winds: Curated by violinist Xiaoxiao Qiang and clarinet/bass clarinetist Tzuying Huang (January 30, 2025)

Spotlight on Strings: Curated by Second Associate Concertmaster Celeste Golden Andrews and Associate Principal Cellist Melissa Brooks (March 6, 2025)

Spotlight on Winds and Piano: Curated by Principal Oboist Jelena Dirks and Principal Keyboardist Peter Henderson (April 24, 2025)

For more information about the concerts and to purchase tickets, check out this link.