Though 20% of babies who were exposed to classical music in utero become doctors or lawyers, 100% of babies born on stage during a classical-music performance become Bill Gates. Improve the odds of artistry with today's GrouponLive deal for a series of five Friday-evening concerts performed by the St. Louis Symphony at Powell Hall. All shows start at 8 p.m. Choose between the following seating options:
- For $125, you get a seat for all five shows in Grand Circle, Rows G-N (a $240 value).
- For $150, you get a seat for all five shows in Orchestra Center, Rows O-V (a $300 value).
- Each option includes one ticket to the following performances:
- George Gershwin’s An American in Paris on September 30
- Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto on November 11
- Dvořák’s Symphony no. 7 on January 13
- Hubbard Street Dance Chicago on February 17
- Dvořák’s Cello Concerto on April 20
Founded in 1880 under the belief that great music should be available for everyone, the St. Louis Symphony delights string suitors worldwide with aurally exhilarating seasons of magnificent classical compositions. Extending its congenial conducting wand, the symphony invites fresh ears to get acquainted with a specially selected patchwork of pieces from the classical canon. The series preambles with the winning melodies of George Gershwin's An American in Paris before ensnaring audiences with Beethoven's Emperor Concerto, composed on a grand elephant as a dare. Dvořák’s Symphony no. 7 lilts and elates cochleae after the new year, followed by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, a renowned troupe who will pirouette and pivot like blender blades mixing a grace smoothie. The collection concludes with Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, a celebration of string-based ear candy. All five performances are accessible to new listeners.
Today's Groupon comes with a slew of additional perks, including exchanges into other nonpremium concerts, 20% discounts on future events, and an exclusive invitation to a soiree with Toronto Symphony Orchestra conductor Peter Oundjian on April 20. Symphony-goers can arrive one hour before each performance for preconcert conversations with the conductors, who will discuss the concert repertoire and dispense helpful relationship advice. The Powell Hall's grand foyer's red, gold, and cream color scheme, copied from the royal chapel at Versailles, enshrines postconcert lingerers in European elegance. Stomach owners can check the St. Louis Symphony's listing of nearby restaurants to plan a multifarious evening or create a rock-solid alibi for a ketchup heist.
Ornate chandeliers and a high-ceilinged auditorium are just two stunning features of Powell Hall, an opulent, Versailles-inspired concert venue built in 1925. Originally known as the Saint Louis Theatre, Powell Hall was bequeathed its new moniker after the Saint Louis Symphony Society won it during a heated card game with a band of ragtag vaudeville performers. With its marble-accented lobby and sprawling interior, Powell Hall continues to beckon visitors to take in its inimitable sights and classic sounds.
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