During the regular St. Louis Symphony Orchestra season, select concerts are broadcast on 90.7 KWMU on Saturday nights from 8 to 10 p.m.
Portions of St. Louis Symphony Orchestra broadcast concert are available on demand on the SLSO’s website for 30 days following the broadcast. Program Notes for past broadcasts are also available to browse.
Lauren Eldridge Stewart
Assistant Professor of Music at Washington University
St. Louis Public Radio Announcer
October 1, 2022 Live Broadcast
Music Director Stéphane Denève will lead the orchestra in Takemitsu’s Night Signal, Qigang Chen’s L'Éloignement and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (Song of the Earth) featuring mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor (pictured) and tenor Clay Hilley.
During the intermission we’ll talk with Stéphane Denève, Kelley O'Connor, and SLSO President and CEO Marie-Hélène Bernard.
2022-2023 Season Schedule
October 8, 2022
Saariaho’s Ciel d’hiver (Winter Sky); Joseph Bologne’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with Hannah Ji, violin; Mussorgsky’s (orch. Maurice Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition. Jonathon Heyward conducts.
October 29, 2022
Liadov’s The Enchanted Lake; Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Stephen Hough, piano; Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 7. Thomas Søndergård conducts.
November 19, 2022
Connesson’s Astéria; Nokuthula Ngwenyama’s Primal Message; James Lee III’s Sukkot through Orion’s Nebula; Holst’s The Planets with Members of the St. Louis Symphony Chorus. Stéphane Denève conducts.
November 26, 2022
Rossini’s Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri; Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with Marie-Ange Nguci, piano; Respighi’s Fountains of Rome; Respighi’s Pines of Rome. Xian Zhang conducts.
December 3, 2022
Handel’s Messiah with the St. Louis Louis Symphony Chorus. Laurence Cummings conducts.
December 10, 2022
Mozart’s Symphony No. 36, K. 425, Linz; Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4, K. 218 with Concertmaster David Halen; Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, K. 504, Prague. Jane Glover conducts.
December 31, 2022
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s New Year’s Eve Celebration (Special Holiday Broadcast: Tuesday, December 31 at 7:00 p.m.)
St. Louis Public Radio will once again broadcast live the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’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, Stephanie Childress will take the podium at 7:30.
January 14, 2023
Saint-Saëns’ (arr. Cristian Măcelaru) Petite Suite from La foi; Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G with Alice Sara Ott, piano; Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1. Cristian Măcelaru conducts.
January 28, 2023
James Lee III’s Visions of Cahokia; Bernstein’s Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium) with James Ehnes, violin; Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2. Stéphane Denève conducts.
March 4, 2023
Oswald Huỳnh’s Gia Đình Haydn’s Keyboard Concerto No. 11, Hob. XVIII with Peter Henderson, piano; Schumann’s Symphony No. 3, Rhenish. Stephanie Childress conducts (recorded at 10:30 a.m.).
March 11, 2023
Beethoven’s Selections from Egmont; Mendelssohn’s The First Walpurgis Night. Nicholas McGegan conducts.
April 12, 2023
Chabrier’s España; R. Strauss’ Don Quixote with Beth Guterman Chu, viola; Mason Bates’ Anthology of Fantastic Zoology with Joshua Roman, cello. Leonard Slatkin conducts (recorded at 10:30 a.m.).
April 15, 2023
Barber’s Essay No. 2; Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Lise de la Salle, piano; Elgar’s Enigma Variations; Stephanie Childress conducts.