St. Louis Symphony

Live Broadcasts

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.

Each St. Louis Symphony Orchestra rebroadcast concert is now available on demand on the SLSO’s website for 30 days following the broadcast.

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Upcoming Concert

Yefim Bronfman

July 31, 2021 Rebroadcast

In a concert originally performed and broadcast on February 16, 2019, then SLSO Music Director Designate Stéphane Denève led the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in his own compilation of Prokofiev’s Cinderella Suite; Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 16, featuring pianist Yefim Bronfman (pictured); and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, op. 78, featuring mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director.

During the intermission, hear conversations with Stéphane Denève, Yefim Bronfman and St. Louis Symphony Chorus Director Amy Kaiser.

You can follow Yefim Bronfman @YefimBronfman, Maureen Byrne @MaureenKByrne, Tim Munro @lullysfoot, and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra @slso.

Recent Broadcasts

July 24, 2021

Originally aired on February 3, 2018
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Stéphane Denève led the orchestra in Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite; Poulenc’s Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra, featuring pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton (pictured); Guillaume Connesson’s Flammenschrift; Ravel’s Valses nobles et sentimentales (Noble and Sentimental Waltzes); and Ravel’s La Valse.

July 17, 2021

Originally aired on January 13, 2018
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David Robertson led the orchestra in Thomas Adès’ Powder Her Face Suite; Britten’s Violin Concerto featuring violinist Augustin Hadelich (pictured); and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 in F minor, op. 10.

July 10, 2021

Originally aired on April 22, 2017
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John Storgårds led the orchestra in Silvestrov’s Hymne – 2001; Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, op. 30, featuring pianist Nikolai Lugansky; and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra.

July 3, 2021

Originally aired on September 21, 2019
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Stéphane Denève (pictured) made his debut as the SLSO’s 13th Music Director to open the 2019-20 season leading the orchestra in Kevin Puts’ “Virelai;” Jennifer Higdon’s “The Blue Cathedral;” Debussy’s “La Mer;” Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.”

June 26, 2021

Originally aired on October 28, 2017
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David Robertson led the orchestra in Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major, featuring Principal Horn Roger Kaza; Berg’s Seven Early Songs, featuring soprano Christine Brewer (pictured); and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67.

June 19, 2021

Originally aired on November 24, 2018
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Michael Francis made his St. Louis Symphony Orchestra debut as he led the orchestra in Elgar’s In the South (Alassio), op. 50; Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 26, featuring violinist Joshua Bell (pictured); and Vaughn Williams’ Symphony No. 2 in G major, (A London Symphony).

June 12, 2021

Originally aired on November 11, 2017
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John Storgårds led the orchestra in Korngold’s Dance in the Old Style; Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major featuring pianist Marc-André Hamelin (pictured); and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36.

June 5, 2021

Originally aired on February 27, 2016
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Hans Graf (pictured) led the orchestra in Fauré’s Incidental Music from Shylock, Op. 57 featuring tenor DeWayne Trainer and Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture and Incidental Music, Op. 21 and 61 featuring actress Maureen Thomas, soprano Laurel Dantas, mezzo soprano Debby Lennon and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director.

May 29, 2021

Originally aired on December 7, 2019
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Richard Egarr (pictured) led the orchestra in his compilation of Handel’s Water Music Suite; Handel’s Sonata à 5, HWV 288, featuring Associate Principal Second Violinist Kristin Ahlstrom; Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks; Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050; featuring Associate Principal Flutist Andrea Kaplan and First Violinist Angie Smart; and Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068.

May 22, 2021

Originally aired on October 19, 2019
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Stéphane Denève led the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Poulenc’s Les biches Suite; Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, op. 19, featuring violinist Karen Gomyo (pictured); and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, op. 45.

May 15, 2021

Originally aired on April 6, 2019
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Gemma New (pictured) led the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Thomas Adès’ Three Studies from Couperin; Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299, featuring Principal Flutist Mark Sparks and Principal Harpist Allegra Lilly; and R. Strauss’ Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite.

May 8, 2021

Originally aired on September 26, 2015
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David Robertston led the orchestra in an all Richard Strauss program including Don Quixote (Fantastical Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character) featuring Principal Cellist Daniel Lee and Principal Violist Beth Guterman Chu; Macbeth; and the Final Scene from Capriccio featuring soprano Karita Mattila (pictured - credit Marica Rosengard).

May 1, 2021

Originally aired on November 17, 2018
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Cristian Măcelaru (pictured) led the orchestra in Barber’s Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, op. 23a; the world premiere of Christopher Rouse’s Bassoon Concerto, featuring Principal Bassoonist Andrew Cuneo; and Copland’s Symphony No. 3.

April 24, 2021

Originally aired on February 16, 2019
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Stéphane Denève led the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Prokofiev’s Cinderella Suite (as compiled by Stéphane Denève); Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 16, featuring pianist Yefim Bronfman (pictured); and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, op. 78, featuring mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser, director.

April 17, 2021

Originally aired on March 4, 2017
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Bernard Labadie led the orchestra in an all-Bach program that includes: the Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C major, BWV 1066; Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068; Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067, featuring Principal Flutist Mark Sparks; Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068; and Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069.

April 10, 2021

Originally aired on November 25, 2017
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Jun Märkl led the orchestra in Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso; Chausson’s Poème, op. 25, featuring violinist Karen Gomyo (pictured); Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, op. 25, also featuring Karen Gomyo; Manuel de Falla’s El amor brujo, featuring soprano Catalina Cuervo and Ravel’s Bolero.

April 3, 2021

Originally aired on November 9, 2019
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Masaaki Suzuki led the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony No. 48, “Maria Theresia” and Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, K. 427, featuring sopranos Carolyn Sampson (pictured) and Joanne Lunn, tenor Zachary Wilder, bass-baritone Dashon Burton and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus, Amy Kaiser director.