Leonard Slatkin http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 19-Year-Old Pianist Makes Second St. Louis Symphony Appearance http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/19-year-old-pianist-makes-second-st-louis-symphony-appearance <p></p><p>Young pianist Conrad Tao was scheduled to make his St. Louis Symphony debut in concerts April 25-27, 2014 led by Conductor Laureate Leonard Slatkin. But when illness forced Markus Groh to cancel his appearances on February 1 and 2, 2013, Tao stepped in as soloist in Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 on less than 3 days’ notice and wowed audiences.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 23:16:46 +0000 Mary Edwards 35679 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 19-Year-Old Pianist Makes Second St. Louis Symphony Appearance St. Louis Symphony Extra - Slatkin Conducts Copland 3 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-extra-slatkin-conducts-copland-3 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">We continue our live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony for the 2013-2014 season this weekend, and you can be right there with us from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 26.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:20:00 +0000 Kelsey Proud 35585 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Symphony Extra - Slatkin Conducts Copland 3 Leonard Slatkin Remembers Stan Musial http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/leonard-slatkin-remembers-stan-musial <p><a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/">St. Louis Symphony</a> Conductor Laureate <a href="http://www.leonardslatkin.com/">Leonard Slatkin</a> returned to St. Louis this week to conduct the orchestra he led for 17 years.&nbsp; Slatkin was Robert Peterson's guest during the intermission of <a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/symphony.php">St. Louis Public Radio's live broadcast of the St. Louis Symphony</a> concert on Saturday, January 19.&nbsp; During the conversation, Slatkin commented on building audience for the St. Louis Symphony to make it as well known as the St. Sun, 20 Jan 2013 06:14:34 +0000 Mary Edwards 8524 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Leonard Slatkin Remembers Stan Musial St. Louis Symphony Extra - January 19, 2013 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-symphony-extra-january-19-2013 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis Symphony continues its 2012-2013 season this weekend, and you can be right there with them from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19.</span></p> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:45:00 +0000 Kelsey Proud 8488 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Symphony Extra - January 19, 2013 Leonard Slatkin On 'Conducting Business' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/leonard-slatkin-conducting-business <p><a href="http://www.leonardslatkin.com/">Leonard Slatkin</a> has strong ties to St. Louis. His father, conductor and violinist Felix Slatkin, was born in St. Louis and joined the<a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/"> St. Louis Symphony</a> when he was still a teen. &nbsp;The younger Slatkin’s first conducting position with a major symphony orchestra came in 1968 when he was named Assistant Conductor of the St. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 02:53:18 +0000 Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer & Don Marsh 8386 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Leonard Slatkin On 'Conducting Business' Leonard Slatkin Joins The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis For ‘Notes From Hollywood’ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/leonard-slatkin-joins-chamber-music-society-st-louis-notes-hollywood <p><a href="http://www.leonardslatkin.com/">Leonard Slatkin</a> is well known to St. Louis audiences because of his long tenure at the helm of the <a href="http://www.stlsymphony.org/">St. Louis Symphony</a>.&nbsp; He returns to St. Sat, 05 Jan 2013 00:03:23 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 8045 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Leonard Slatkin Joins The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis For ‘Notes From Hollywood’ Youth orchestra remains strong after 40 years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/youth-orchestra-remains-strong-after-40-years <p>Forty years ago tomorrow, a group of 125 young musicians put on their best clothes, tuned their instruments, and took the stage at Powell Hall.</p> <p>No one knew at that time how many performances the Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra would put on.</p> <p>But as St. Louis Public Radio's Rachel Lippmann reports, one of the top ensembles in the country is still going strong.</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 17:56:15 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 60 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Youth orchestra remains strong after 40 years