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Performance Schedule

New Year’s Eve with the St. Louis Symphony: Listen to 90.7 KWMU-FM on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 from 7 to 10 p.m. (approx. end time) for Music Director David Robertson's annual surprise program celebrating the new year.


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 2013-2014 season will mark the fourth year of partnership between the St. Louis Symphony and St. Louis Public Radio I 90.7-KWMU. 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 21, 2013 – OPENING WEEKEND, Ives’ Three Places in New England, Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, with Kirill Gerstein, piano, conducted by David Robertson.

September 28, 2013 – Patrick Harlin's Rapture, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, and Strauss' Ein Heldenleben. Stéphane Denève conducts. Lars Vogt is featured on piano.

October 5, 2013 – Gershwin's Cuban Overture, John Adams' new work (saxophone concerto) and The Chairman Dances, and Gershwin's Concerto in F. With Timothy McAllister, saxophone, and Jon Kimura Parker, piano. David Robertson conducts.

October 12, 2013 – Mozart's Symphony No. 1, K. 16; Violin Concerto No. 2, K. 211; Violin Concerto No. 3, K. 216; and Symphony No. 35, Haffner. With Anthony Marwood, conductor and violinist.

October 26, 2013 – Thomas Ades' Dances From Powder Her Face; Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Schenherazade. With Stewart Goodyear, piano. Peter Oundjian conducts.

November 9, 2013 – Weber's Aubu Hassan Overture; Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, K. 219; Rameau's Les Indes Galantes Suite; and Haydn's Symphony No. 100, Military. With Stefan Jackiw, violin. Nicholas McGegan conducts.

November 16, 2013 – Britten's Peter Grimes (complete) with Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor (Peter Grimes); Susanna Phillips, soprano (Ellen Orford); and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director. David Robertson conducts.

November 30, 2013 – SMETANA's Vyšehrad from Má vlast, SIBELIUS' Violin Concerto, DVORÁK's In Nature’s Realm, EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA's Lintukoto (Isle of Bliss), and SMETANA's The Moldau from Má vlast. With Joshua Bell on violin. David Robertson conducts.

December 7, 2013 – Bach's Cantatas Nos. 1-3 from Christmas Oratorio. With Dominique Labelle, soprano; Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Stephen Powell, baritone; and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director. David Robertson conducts.

January 11, 2014 – Stephanie Berg's Ravish and Mayhem, Nielsen's Violin Concerto, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. With Adele Anthony on violin. Andrey Boreyko conducts.

January 18, 2014 – Weber's Euryanthe Overture Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” and Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra. With Louis Lortie on the piano and conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

January 25, 2014 – Brett Dean's Testament,Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” and Viola Concerto. With Brett Dean on the viola and conducted by David Robertson.

February 1, 2014 – Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5. Conducted by Jaap van Zweden.

February 8, 2014 – Mendelssohn's The Fair Melusina Overture and Symphony No. 3 and Brahm's Double Concerto. With David Halen on violin, Daniel Lee on the cello, and conducted by James Gaffigan.

February 22, 2014 – Rameau's Les Boréades Suite, Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante, and Symphony No. 22, “The Philosopher” and Mozart's Symphony No. 39, K. 543 With Philip Ross on the oboe, Andrew Gott on the bassoon, Kristen Ahlstrom on the violin, and Melissa Brooks, on the cello. Conducted by Bernard Labadie.

March 1, 2014 – Ginastera's Variaciones Concertantes, Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and Elgar's Enigma Variations. With Benedetto Lupo on the piano and conducted by Juanjo Mena.

March 8, 2014 – Verdi's Requiem. Featuring soprano Angel Blue, mezzo-soprano Julia Gertseva, tenor Aquiles Machado, bass Riccardo Zanellato, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Directed by Amy Kaiser.

March 22, 2014 – Ingram Marshall's Bright Kingdoms, Korngold's Violin Concerto, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”. With Gil Shaham on the violin and conducted by David Roberston.

March 29, 2014 – Brahm's Symphony No. 3, Wagner's Prelude to Tristan and Isolde, and Schoenberg's Erwartung. Featuring soprano Karita Mattila and conducted by David Robertson.

April 5, 2014 – Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Sibelius' Symphony No. 2. With Christian Tetzlaff on the violin and conducted by David Robertson.

April 26, 2014 – Roberto Sierra's Fandangos, Saint-Saën's Piano Concerto No. 2, and Copland's Symphony No. 3. With Conrad Tao on the piano and conducted by Leonard Slatkin.

May 3, 2014 – Steve Reich's The Four Sections and Orff's Carmina Burana. Featuring the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; St. Louis Symphony Chorus (Amy Kaiser Director), and the St. Louis Children's Choirs (Artistic Director Barbara Berner). Conductor: Carlos Izcaray.

May 10, 2014 – Marc-André Dalbavie's La Source d'un Regard, Britten's Les Illuminations, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Featuring tenor Nicholas Phan and conducted by David Robertson.


St. Louis Public Radio's live broadcasts
of the St. Louis Symphony are sponsored in part by SLUCare:

SLUCare: The Physicians of Saint Louis University


St. Louis Public Radio would like to thank all the musicians of the St. Louis Symphony and the Musicians Association Of Saint Louis Local 2-197 of the American Federation of Musicians for helping to make our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony’s Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts, possible.



Commentator Adam Crane is the Vice President for External Affairs for the St. Louis Symphony. He was appointed Director of Communications for the St. Louis Symphony in 2008. Prior to this post, he served as Director of Public Relations for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. During his tenure with the LA Phil., he became an integral part of a story about a former Juilliard student, Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, who ended up on the streets of Los Angeles homeless and schizophrenic yet held tight to his music. Crane introduced Ayers to the LA Phil and became an integral part of a book, The Soloist, based on a series of columns written by Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez. The book was also made into a Dreamworks movie released last April starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr.

Crane’s experience also extends to the record industry, where he worked for several years as a U.S. Classical Product Manager for some of the world’s most distinguished artists on the Deutsche Grammophon/Decca/Philips labels.   

A native of St. Louis, Crane is a voting member of the Recording Academy, a Board Member for NAMI St. Louis, and was recently named one of the 2010 “40 under 40” by the St. Louis Business Journal. Crane also plays the cello, enjoys listening to all types of music, and is happy to cheer for his beloved Cardinals from the home stands at Busch stadium.