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December 8, 2018 concert:
On Saturday, December 8, at 8 p.m., guest conductor Matthew Halls will lead the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Handel’s Messiah, featuring soprano Karina Gauvin, mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó, tenor Nicholas Phan (pictured above), and baritone William Berger.
During the intermission, we’ll talk with Matthew Halls, Nicholas Phan, and St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director Amy Kaiser.
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Listen to St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh's conversation with Stéphane Denève.
|September 22, 2018||Sibelius’ Finlandia; Grieg’s Piano Concerto with Behzod Abduraimov, piano; Kernis' Musica celestis; and Elgar's Enigma Variations. Gemma New conducts.|
|September 29, 2018||Wennäkoski’s Flounce (U.S. Premiere); Salonen’s Violin Concerto with Leila Josefowicz, violin; and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905.” Hannu Lintu conducts.|
|October 6, 2018||Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral;” and Berlioz’s Harold in Italy with Beth Guterman Chu, Principal Violist. Bramwell Tovey conducts.|
|October 13, 2018||Ligeti’s Concert Românesc; Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with Javier Perianes, piano; and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. Gustavo Gimeno conducts.|
|October 20, 2018||Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano, Celeste Golden Boyer, Second Associate Concertmaster and Melissa Brooks, Associate Principal Cello; and Wagner’s The Ring: An Orchestral Journey. Jun Märkl conducts.|
|October 27, 2018||Haydn’s The Creation with Yulia Van Doren, soprano, Robin Tritschler, tenor, Douglas Williams, bass-baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Nicholas McGegan conducts.|
|November 10, 2018||Selections from Berlioz’s Romeo and Juliet; Lieberson’s Neruda Songs with Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Wagner’s Prelude to Tristan and Isolde; and Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy. Stéphane Denève conducts.|
|November 17, 2018||Barber’s Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance; Rouse’s Bassoon Concerto (World Premiere) with Andrew Cuneo, Principal Bassoon; and Copland’s Symphony No. 3. Cristian Macelaru conducts.|
|November 24, 2018||Elgar’s In the South (Alassio); Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with Joshua Bell, violin; and Vaughn Williams’ A London Symphony (Symphony No. 2). Michael Francis conducts.|
|December 1, 2018||Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Ingrid Fliter, piano; and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 9. John Storgårds conducts.|
|December 8, 2018||Handel’s Messiah with Karina Gauvin, soprano, Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano, Nicholas Phan, tenor, William Berger, baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Matthew Halls conducts.|
|December 31, 2018||St. Louis Symphony’s New Year’s Eve Celebration (Special Holiday Broadcast: Monday, December 31 at 7:00 p.m.)
St. Louis Public Radio will once again broadcast live the St. Louis Symphony’s New Year’s Eve concert at Powell Hall. We’ll be on the air at 7 p.m. with some pre-concert conversations. Then, Ward Stare will take the podium at 7:30 to conduct this annual surprise program, with musical selections and guest artists announced on the stage.
|January 19, 2019||Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3; Schumann’s Violin Concerto with Renaud Capuçon, violin; R. Strauss’ Symphonic Fantasy from Die Frau ohne Schatten; and Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis. Karina Canellakis conducts.|
|February 2, 2019||Rachmaninoff’s The Isle of the Dead; Scriabin’s Piano Concerto with Kirill Gerstein, piano; and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, "Scottish." Matthias Pintscher conducts.|
|February 9, 2019||Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525, Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music with Members of the St Louis Symphony Chorus; Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending with David Halen, Concertmaster; and Brahms’ Symphony No. 2. Stéphane Denève conducts.|
|February 16, 2019||Prokofiev/Denève’s Cinderella Suite; Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Yefim Bronfman piano; and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky with the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Stéphane Denève conducts.|
|March 2, 2019||Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467, “Elvira Madigan” with Lars Vogt, piano; and Mahler’s Symphony No. 9. Peter Oundjian conducts.|
|March 9, 2019||Stravinsky’s Funeral Song; and Brahms’ A German Requiem with Siobhan Stagg, soprano; Stephen Powell, baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Nathalie Stutzmann conducts.|
|March 16, 2019||Beethoven’s Romance No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra, with Anthony Marwood , violin; Haydn’s Symphony No. 44, “Trauer;” Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Anthony Marwood, violin. Anthony Marwood conducts.|
|March 23, 2019||Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Lalo’s Cello Concerto with Daniel Müller-Schott, cello; and Franck’s Symphony in D minor. Gilbert Varga conducts.|
|March 30, 2019||Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin Suite; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with Karen Gomyo, violin, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9. Jakub Hruša conducts.|
|April 6, 2019||Adès’ Three Studies from Couperin; Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299, with Mark Sparks, Principal Flute, and Allegra Lilly, Principal Harp; and R. Strauss’ Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite. Gemma New conducts.|
|April 27, 2019||Loiacono’s Smothered by Sky; Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Olga Kern, piano; Bernstein’s Symphony No. 3, “Kaddish” with Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano, the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, and the St. Louis Children’s Choirs. Leonard Slatkin conducts.|
|May 4, 2019||Barber’s Symphony No. 1; Beal’s New Song Cycle (World Premiere) with Hila Plitmann, soprano; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique.” Leonard Slatkin conducts.|
|May 11, 2019||Salonen’s Nyx; Ravel’s Shéhérazade with Rinat Shaham, mezzo-soprano; and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. Stéphane Denève conducts.|