Join host Robert Peterson and commentator Adam Crane on 90.7 KWMU for live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra every Saturday night from 8 to 10 p.m.
December 9, 2017 concert:
On Saturday, December 9, at 8 p.m., guest conductor and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour will lead the orchestra in a program that includes: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade Overture; Bach’s Italian Concerto featuring harpsichordist Jory Vinikour; Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor, featuring SLSO Principal Oboist Jelena Dirks; and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, op. 8, nos. 1–4, featuring mandolinist Avi Avital (pictured left).
During the intermission, we’ll talk with Jory Vinikour, Avi Avital and Jelena Dirks.
|September 23, 2017||Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 19, K. 459 with Emanuel Ax, piano; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27, K. 595 with Emanuel Ax, piano; and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, K. 551, “Jupiter.” David Robertson conducts.|
|September 30, 2017||Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture, K. 527; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 16, K. 451 with Emanuel Ax, piano; Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17, K. 453 with Emanuel Ax, piano; and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, K. 550. David Robertson conducts.|
|October 7, 2017||Rouse’s Bump; Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Garrick Ohlsson, piano; and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. Leonard Slatkin conducts.|
|October 14, 2017||Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture; Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto with David Halen, Concertmaster; and Walton’s Symphony No. 1. Markus Stenz conducts.|
|October 21, 2017||Mackey Mnemosyne’s Pool; Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy; and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with Orli Shaham, piano. David Robertson conducts.|
|October 28, 2017||R. Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 2 with Roger Kaza, Principal Horn; Berg’s Seven Early Songs with Christine Brewer, soprano; and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. David Robertson conducts.|
|November 11, 2017||Korngold’s Tänzchen im alten Stil (Dance in the Old Style); Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G with Marc-André Hamelin, piano; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. John Storgårds conducts.|
|November 18, 2017||Beethoven’s Missa solemnis with Joélle Harvey, soprano, Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano, Stuart Skelton, tenor, Shenyang, bass-baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. David Robertson conducts.|
|November 25, 2017||Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso; Chausson’s Poème for Violin and Orchestra with Karen Gomyo, violin; Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy with Karen Gomyo, violin; Falla’s El amor brujo, Ballet Suite with Catalina Cuervo, soprano; Ravel’s Bolero. Jun Märkl conducts.|
|December 2, 2017||Vivaldi’s Concerto in D minor for 2 Violins, Cello and Strings; Vivaldi’s Concerto in F major for 2 Horns and Strings, with Thomas Jöstlein, Associate Principal Horn, and Christopher Dwyer, horn; and Vivaldi’s Gloria with Sherezade Panthaki, soprano, Jay Carter, countertenor, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Nicholas McGegan conducts.|
|December 9, 2017||Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade Overture; Torelli’s Concerto grosso in G major, Op. 8, No. 5; Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor with Jelena Dirks, Principal Oboe; Corelli’s Concerto grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 4; and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons with Avi Avital, mandolin. Jory Vinikour conducts.|
|December 31, 2017||St. Louis Symphony’s New Year’s Eve Celebration (Special Holiday Broadcast: Sunday, 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 13, 2018||Adès’ Powder Her Face Suite; Britten’s Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich, violin; and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1. David Robertson conducts.|
|January 27, 2018||Ruzicka’s Elegie: Remembrance for Orchestra; Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with Julian Rachlin, violin; and Adams’ Harmonielehre. David Robertson conducts.|
|February 3, 2018||Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite; Poulenc’s Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orchestra, with Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos; Connesson’s Flammenschrift; Ravel’s Valses nobles et sentimentales; and Ravel’s La Valse. Stéphane Denève conducts.|
|February 10, 2018||Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms; and Orff’s Carmina burana with Tracy Dahl, soprano, Benjamin Butterfield, tenor, James Westman, Baritone, the St. Louis Symphony Chorus and The St. Louis Children’s Choirs. Bramwell Tovey conducts.|
|February 17, 2018||Schubert’s Symphony No. 3; Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 1 with Scott Andrews, Principal Clarinet; and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 1. Matthew Halls conducts.|
|March 3, 2018||Smetana’s Šárka from Má vlast; Schumann’s Symphony No. 1, Spring; and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Rémi Geniet, piano. Christian Arming conducts.|
|March 10, 2018||Britten’s Sinfonia da requiem; Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3 with James Ehnes, violin; and Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No. 4. Cristian Măcelaru conducts.|
|March 17, 2018||Rigel’s Symphony in C minor, Op. 12, No. 4; Mozart’s Selected Arias with Lydia Teuscher, soprano; and Haydn’s Symphony No. 99. Bernard Labadie conducts.|
|March 24, 2018||Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol; Rautavaara’s Cantus arcticus; Tüür’s Solastalgia (Piccolo Concerto) with Ann Choomack, piccolo; and Respighi’s Pines of Rome. Gemma New conducts.|
|April 14, 2018||Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man; Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Simon Trpčeski, piano; and Hanson’s Symphony No. 2, Romantic. David Robertson conducts.|
|April 21, 2018||Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain (original version); Tchaikovsky’s Nocturne for Cello and Orchestra with Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello; Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme with Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello; and Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with Pelageya Kurennaya, soprano, Zach Borichevsky, tenor, Nathan Berg, baritone, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Hannu Lintu conducts.|
|April 28, 2018||Widmann’s Violin Concerto with Christian Tetzlaff, violin; and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4, Romantic. David Robertson conducts.|
|May 5, 2018||Bernstein’s Three Dance Episodes from On the Town; Bernstein’s Prelude, Fugue and Riffs; and Marsalis’s Swing Symphony with Wynton Marsalis, trumpet, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. David Robertson conducts.|