Saturday, July 4, 2009

Compton Heights Concert Band--July 5 and 6

The Compton Heights Concert Band of St. Louis presents exciting, old-fashioned Sousa-style band concerts with world-class guest artists. All concerts are free and open to the public and start at 7:30pm.

Sunday concerts are performed at Francis Park (for more info, call 776-2227). Monday concerts are performed at the Music Stand in Tower Grove Park (for more info, call 771-2679).

7/05 and 06 – Special Soloist: Sigrun Hjalmtysdottir “Diddú”, Soprano

The Compton Heights Concert Band's summer series continues into the 2nd week with the fantastic Icelandic soprano and actress, Sigrun Hjalmtysdottir, also known as "Diddú"! Diddú brings the audience to its feet with her incredible presentation of Mozart's "Queen of the Night" aria from The Magic Flute. Don't miss this great soprano!

Upcoming concerts:
7/12 and 13 – David Morris, World Champion Whistler
7/19 and 20 – James Christensen guest conductor
7/26 and 27 – Geoffrey Gallante, Trumpet!
8/02 and 03 – Fabulous Finale with Hugh Smith

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