Listen to 90.7 KWMU FM the following Saturday evenings from 8-10 for live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts.
The 2014-2015 season will mark the fifth year of partnership between the St. Louis Symphony and St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU. Our live broadcasts will start on Saturday, September 13, 2014, and conclude on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Each Saturday night subscription series concert will be broadcast live on the air and streamed live on the internet. Concerts in that series include:
September 27, 2014
Sibelius’ The Swan of Tuonela with Cally Banham, English Horn; John Adams’ My Father Knew Charles Ives; and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, op. 100. David Robertson conducts.
October 4, 2014
October 11, 2014
Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise from Eugene Onegin; Tchaikovsky’s Sérénade mélancolique, with Joo Kim, violin; Tchaikovsky’s Pezzo capriccioso with James Czyzewski, cello; Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture; Tchaikovsky’s The Tempest Fantasy-Overture; and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Cristian Macelaru conducts.
October 25, 2014
Panufnik’s Landscape; Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64, with Associate Concertmaster Heidi Harris, violin; and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 1 in E minor, op. 39. John Storgårds conducts.
November 8, 2014
Sibelius’ Lemminkäinen's Return; Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16 with Markus Groh, piano; Schumann’s Concertstück in F major for 4 Horns and Orchestra, op. 86, with Roger Kaza, Principal Horn, Thomas Jöstlein, Associate Principal Horn, Tod Bowermaster, horn and Christopher Dwyer, horn; and Liszt’s Les Préludes. Hannu Lintu conducts.
November 15, 2014
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15 with Orli Shaham, piano; Beethoven’s Romance No. 1 in G major for Violin and Orchestra, op. 40, with Helen Kim, violin; Beethoven’s Romance No. 2 in F major for Violin and Orchestra, op. 50 with Xiaoxiao Qiang, violin; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C major, op. 21. Jun Märkl conducts.
November 22, 2014
Schumann’s Cello Concerto in A minor, op. 129, with Daniel Lee, Principal Cello; and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth), with Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano, and Paul Groves, tenor. David Robertson conducts.
November 29, 2014
Daugherty’s Hell's Angels with Andrew Cuneo, Principal Bassoon, Andrew Gott, Associate Principal Bassoon, Felicia Foland, bassoon; Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Norman’s Try; and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (Original Jazz Band Version) with Kirill Gerstein, piano. David Robertson conducts.
December 6, 2014
Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons, with Jessica Cheng, violin; Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with Kiera Duffy, soprano; Vivaldi’s Summer from The Four Seasons with Angela Smart, violin; Vivaldi’s Autumn from The Four Seasons with Jooyeon Kong, violin; Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll; and Vivaldi’s Winter from The Four Seasons with Alison Harney, Principal Second Violin. Steven Jarvi conducts.
December 31, 2014
St. Louis Symphony’s New Year’s Celebration (Special Holiday Broadcast: Wednesday, 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, David Robertson will take the podium at 7:30 to conduct this annual surprise program, with musical selections and guest artists announced on the stage.
January 17, 2015
Lutoslawski’s Dance Preludes, with Principal Clarinetist Scott Andrews; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17, K. 453, with pianist Richard Goode; Tippett’s Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli, with Associated Principal Second Violinist Kristin Ahlstrom, Second Violinist Shawn Weil, and Assistant Principal Cellist David Kim; and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, K. 551, "Jupiter.” David Robertson conducts.
January 24, 2015
Beethoven’s Three Equali for Four Trombones, with Timothy Myers, Principal Trombone, Amanda Stewart, Associate Principal Trombone, Jonathan Reycraft, trombone, and Gerry Pagano bass trombone; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F major, op. 93; and Beethoven’s Mass in C major, op. 86, featuring Kate Reimann, soprano, Johanna Nordhorn, mezzo-soprano, Keith Boyer, tenor, Jeffrey Heyl, bass-baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. David Robertson conducts.
January 31, 2015
CPE Bach’s Sinfonia in D major; Bach’s Sinfonia from Cantata No. 209, with Andrea Kaplan, Associate Principal Flute; Bach’s Concerto in D minor for Oboe, Violin & Strings, with Jelena Dirks, Principal Oboe, and Asako Kuboki, Second Violinist; JC Bach’s Sinfonia concertante for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Cello & Orchestra, with Jennifer Nitchman, flute, Phil Ross, oboe, Ann Fink, First Violin, and Melissa Brooks, Associate Principal Cello; and Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3. Nicholas McGegan conducts.
February 7, 2015
Debussy’s Afternoon of a Faun; MacMillan’s Piano Concerto No. 3, “The Mysteries of Light,“ with Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8. Stéphane Denève conducts.
February 21, 2015
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto. No. 2, with Andre Watts, piano; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique.” Juraj Valčuha conducts.
February 28, 2015
Liadov’s Bab-Yaga; Liadov’s The Enchanted Lake; Liadov’s Kikimora; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, with Augustin Hadelich, violin; and Stravinsky’s Kikimora Suite. Hans Graf conducts.
March 7, 2015
Fauré’s Elegy for Cello and Orchestra, with Bjorn Ranheim, cello; Wagner’s Brunnhilde's Immolation from Götterdämmerung, with Christine Brewer, soprano; and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3. David Robertson conducts.
March 14, 2015
Debussy’s Nocturnes, with the Women of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus; MacMillan’s Violin Concerto, with Vadim Repin; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. David Robertson conducts.
April 11, 2015
Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante, K. 364, with Jonathan Chu, violin, and Beth Guterman Chu, Principal Viola; and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 8. Semyon Bychkov conducts,
April 18, 2015
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, with Simon Trpceski, piano; and Scriabin Symphony No. 3, “Le Poèm divin.” Vasily Petrenko conducts.
April 25, 2015
Elgar’s Introduction & Allegro, with Emily Ho, First Violin, Nicolae Bica, Second Violin, Morris Jacob, viola; and Anne Fagerburg, cello; Glanert’s Frenesia; Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, with Emanuel Ax, piano. David Robertson conducts.
May 2, 2015
Bizet’s Selections from Carmen; Debussy’s Sacred and Profane Dances, with Allegra Lilly, Principal Harp; Vaughan Williams’ Tuba Concerto, with Mike Sanders, Principal Tuba; and Ravel’s Bolero. David Robertson conducts.
May 9, 2015
Verdi’s Aida, with Lucrezia Garcia, soprano (Aida), Ekaterina Semenchuk, mezzo-soprano (Amneris), Antonello Palombi, tenor (Radmes), and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. David Robertson conducts.