Announcing our 73rd Season!

The Civic is excited to announce its 73rd Season of LIVE orchestra concerts!

Join us at one or all of our below concerts as we audition for our next permanent Artistic Director. Each regular concert this season (except December 10th) will be prepared and conducted by a different finalist candidate. Each finalist brings tremendous knowledge and experience to the podium.

Our diverse repertoire selection combines old favorites and new pieces the orchestra will perform for the first time.

We are also excited to expand our geographic reach as we explore new performance venues.

Starting with our February 2023 Concert, all St. Louis Civic Concerts ongoing will be FREE of charge. Please spread the word and help spread access to great music across the region!

Saturday November 5th, 2022 at 7PM: Smetana, Marquez, and Beethoven

Conductor: Michael Mishra

Vysehrad (Bedrich Smetana)
Danzon #2 (Arturo Marquez)
Symphony No. 7 (Ludwig van Beethoven)

Harris-Stowe State University
Henry Givens Administration Building Auditorium
​3026 Laclede Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103

Saturday December 3rd, 2022 at 7PM : Dvorak, Price, and Holiday Concert

Conductor: TJ Abernathy

Christmas Festival Overture (Leroy Anderson)
In Nature's Realm Overture (Dvorak)
Symphony No 1 (Florence Price)
Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson)

Kirkwood First Presbyterian Church
100 E Adams Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Saturday, December 10th, 2022 at 4PM: TWO Holiday Concerts in partnership with the Inner Ear Youth Orchestra

Conductors: Rosalind Rogers & Grant Unnerstall

Partnership concert with the Inner Ear Youth Orchestra and members of the St. Louis Civic Orchestra.

Concert #1: 4PM at the Macy's Court of the St. Louis Galleria.
Concert #2: 7PM at Ritenour High School.

Free admission; Donations accepted.

St. Louis Galleria
1155 Galleria
St. Louis, MO 63117

Ritenour High School
9100 St. Charles Rock Road
St. Louis, MO 63114

Saturday February 25th, 2023 at 7PM: Jolley, Thomas, Brahms, and Florence Frager Young Artist Concerto Competition Winner #1

Conductor: Elke Overton

Havanaise (Camille Saint-Saens)
Soloist: Micaela (Micky) Chyu, Winner #1 of the Florence Frager Young Artist Concerto Competition

The Ferry Crossing (Jennifer Jolley)
Of Our New Day (Omar Thomas)
Symphony No. 1 (Johannes Brahms)

Kirkwood Performing Arts Center (KPAC)
210 E Monroe Ave
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Friday April 21st, 2023 at 7PM: Grieg, Mussorgsky and Florence Frager Young Artist Concerto Competition Winner #2

Conductor: Stephen Rogers Radcliffe

Symphonic Dances (Edward Grieg)

Symphonie Espagnole Mvt. 5 (Edouard Lalo)
Soloist: Aidan Moon, Winner #2 of the Florence Frager Young Artist Concerto Competition

Pictures at an Exhibition (Modest Mussorgsky)

Washington University 560 Music Center
560 Trinity Ave
St. Louis, MO 63130

News & Announcements

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Maestro Dolbashian to retire

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that after over twenty years, our beloved Maestro will retire at the end of this concert season. Please join us for his final performance on Sunday, April Read more…

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