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The 2015-2016 season will mark the sixth year of partnership between the St. Louis Symphony and St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU. Our live broadcasts started on Saturday, September 19, 2015, and will conclude on Saturday, May 7, 2016.
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October 9-11, 2015 concert:
This week, guest conductor Markus Stenz leads the St. Louis Symphony and Chorus in a program that includes Selections from Wagner’s Parsifal, featuring Bass-Baritone Eric Owens (pictured) and Tenor Thomas Colley; and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125, featuring Soprano Angela Meade, Mezzo-Soprano Theodora Hanslowe, Bass-Baritone Eric Owens and Tenor Thomas Colley.
During the intermission, we’ll talk with guest soloist Eric Owens; Maestro Markus Stenz; and St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director Amy Kaiser.
Listen on the following Saturday evenings from 8-10 p.m. for live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony's Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts.
|September 19, 2015||Janáček’s Taras Bulba; Kodály’s Háry János Suite; and Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole with Joshua Bell, Violin. David Robertson conducts. View Program Notes.|
|September 26, 2015||R. Strauss’ Don Quixote with Daniel Lee, Principal Cello; R. Strauss’ Macbeth; and R. Strauss’ Final Scene from Capriccio with Karita Mattila, Soprano. David Robertson conducts.|
|October 3, 2015||October 3, 2015 Prokofiev’s Selections from Cinderella; Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Ingrid Fliter, Piano; and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 3. Vassily Sinaisky conducts.|
|October 10, 2015||Wagner’s Selections from Parsifal with Eric Owens, Bass-Baritone; and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Markus Stenz conducts.|
|October 17, 2015||Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes from On the Town; Bernstein’s Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront; Copland’s Piano Concerto with Inon Barnatan, Piano; and Gershwin’s An American in Paris. Steven Jarvi conducts.|
|October 24, 2015||Beethoven’s Egmont Overture; Schumann’s Piano Concerto with Lars Vogt, Piano; and Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3, “Sinfonia espansiva” with Kate Reimann, Soprano, and Jeffrey Heyl, Bass-Baritone. John Storgårds conducts.|
|November 7, 2015||Gluck’s Don Juan Ballet Suite; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9, K. 271 with Orli Shaham, Piano; Mozart’s Selections from Thamos, King of Egypt, K. 345; and Haydn’s Symphony No. 98. Nicholas McGegan conducts.|
|November 14, 2015||Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale;” Webern’s Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6; and R. Strauss’ Four Last Songs with Christine Goerke, Soprano. David Robertson conducts.|
|November 21, 2015||Brett Dean’s The Lost Art of Letter Writing with Jack Liebeck, Violin; and Brahms’ Symphony No. 1. David Robertson conducts.|
|November 28, 2015||Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1, “Classical;” Tan Dun’s Wolf Totem (U.S. Premiere) with Erik Harris, Principal Double Bass; Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden Suite; and Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. David Robertson conducts.|
|December 5, 2015||Handel’s Messiah with Lydia Teuscher, Soprano, Allyson McHardy, Mezzo-Soprano, Jeremy Ovenden, Tenor, Philippe Sly, Bass-Baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Bernard Labadie conducts.|
|December 31, 2015|| St. Louis Symphony’s New Year’s Celebration (Special Holiday Broadcast: Thursday, 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 16, 2016||Messiaen’s Des canyons aux étoiles… (From the Canyons to the Stars…) David Robertson conducts|
|January 23, 2016||John Adams’ Saxophone Concerto with Timothy McAllister, Saxophone; and Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. David Robertson conducts.|
|February 6, 2016||Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings in E major; and Pēteris Vasks’ Distant Light (Violin Concerto) with Anthony Marwood, Violin. Anthony Marwood conducts.|
|February 20, 2016||Berlioz’ Béatrice et Bénédict Overture; Sibelius’ Selections from The Tempest; and John Adams’ Scheherazade.2 with Leila Josefowicz, Violin. David Robertson conducts.|
|February 27, 2016||Fauré’s Shylock; and Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Maureen Thomas, Actress, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Hans Graf conducts.|
|March 5, 2015||Tchaikovsky’s Hamlet; Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Denis Kozhukhin, Piano; and Prokofiev’s Selections from Romeo and Juliet. Gilbert Varga conducts.|
|March 12, 2016||Berlioz’ Roméo et Juliette with Kelley O’Connor, Mezzo-Soprano, Sean Panikkar, Tenor, Frédéric Caton, Bass-Baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Leonard Slatkin conducts..|
|March 19, 2015||Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture; Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with David Halen, Concertmaster; and Schumann’s Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish.” Jun Märkl conducts.|
|April 2, 2016||Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite; Vivier’s Lonely Child; and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with Susanna Phillips, soprano. David Robertson conducts.|
|April 16, 2016||Dukas’ Polyeucte Overture; Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 5 with Louis Lortie, Piano; and Mussorgsky’s (orch. Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition. Yan Pascal Tortelier conducts.|
|April 23, 2016||Janáček’s Jealousy Overture; Sibelius’ Violin Concerto with Karen Gomyo, Violin; and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7. Jakob Hrüŝa conducts.|
|April 30, 2016||William Kraft’s Timpani Concerto No. 2, “The Grand Encounter” with Shannon Wood Principal Timpani; and Schubert’s Symphony No. 9, “The Great.” David Robertson conducts.|
|May 7, 2016||Vaughan Williams’ Flos campi (Flower of the Field) with Kathleen Mattis Associate Principal Viola, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus; Berg’s Altenberg Lieder with Christine Brewer, Soprano; and Holst’s The Planets. David Robertson conducts.|